"The arts are all about hope, aspiration and connectedness," Cohen said. "Sometimes the urgency to do things differently can engage an audience in a community in a whole different way."
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"Developing and refining your sense of purpose could protect your heart health and potentially save your life," says lead author Dr. Randy Cohen a preventive cardiologist at Mount Sinai St. Luke's and Mount Sinai Roosevelt.
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