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Kansas City, Mo. – Joe Piscatella, national speaker and author of 11 best-selling books, brings his message, Living Healthy in a Doubleburger.Com World, to St. Joseph Medical Center during a free seminar on Wednesday, February 16, at 6:30 p.m.

After having cardiac bypass surgery for aggressive coronary disease at the age of 32, Piscatella dedicated his life to a healthier lifestyle: eating healthier, managing stress, exercising and keeping a positive attitude. That plan continues to work for Piscatella more than 30 years after his bypass surgery.

“You can’t change the cards you were dealt, but you can change the way you play them,” is Piscatella’s philosophy. He has shared his philosophy and experiences with millions of Americans through seminars, books and national television appearances.

Piscatella brings a practical message to his seminars, inspiring the audience to live healthier lives. Daniel Dunker, MD, cardiologist with the Carondelet Heart Institute, joins Piscatella in the presentation and to answer audience questions.

Copies of Piscatella’s books will be available for purchase and after the program, he will be signing copies. Seating is limited for this free event. Make reservations by calling 816-943-2584.

St. Joseph Medical Center is an acute care facility of Carondelet Health ( which also includes St. Mary’s Medical Center, three long-term care facilities and home care services. Carondelet Health is dedicated to the healing ministry of Jesus Christ. Our commitment to human dignity compels us to provide compassionate, quality healthcare for body, mind and spirit, with a special concern for the poor. We are responsible stewards serving the needs of all people from conception to death. Carondelet Health is a member of Ascension Health, the nation’s largest Catholic and nonprofit health system.