Latest Heart Health Shows

The Mediterranean Diet is the Best Diet for a Healthy Heart

Feb 4, 2016

Diet enthusiasts talk and blog about it all the time—the Mediterranean diet. It can be difficult to follow, but it’s one of the better-known diets for a healthy heart. Medical director of Preventive Cardiology and Cardiac Rehabilitation Dr. Lillian Khor talks with Dr. Kirtly Jones about why the ...

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The Super Bowl and Heart Attacks, Is That Really a Thing?

Feb 3, 2016

Every year around this time you see the posts about how the number of heart attacks increase on Super Bowl Sunday. Is that legit or just a good story to pass around on social media? We asked cardiologist Dr. John Ryan if it’s for real....

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Smoking e-Cigarettes Can Cause Heart Attacks

Jan 27, 2016

Most people know the dangers of smoking cigarettes and getting lung cancer, but did you know that, just like nicotine cigarettes, e-cigarettes, are bad for your heart and can cause heart attacks? Cardiologist Dr. John Ryan talks about what they do to your heart and why e-cigarettes should really ...

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Seven Steps to a Healthier Heart

Jan 21, 2016

Your heart pumps about 100,000 times a day. It pushes your blood around 12,000 miles a day. So what do you need to know to take care of it? There are seven main features you need to consider: smoking status, weight, blood pressure, cholesterol, sugar level, diet and physical activity. Medical ...

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High Cholesterol – Serious as a Heart Attack

Jan 20, 2016

You may know someone who has high cholesterol and isn’t taking it seriously. How can you help them better understand how important cholesterol levels are as an indicator of heart attack risk? By listening to this podcast and then sharing it with them. Cardiologist Dr. John Ryan tells us how ...

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Helping the Heart Repair Itself

Jan 15, 2016

Instead of getting a transplant or a mechanical assist device, what if there was a treatment that helped the heart repair itself? There is. It’s called regenerative heart therapy and Dr. Philippe Menasche, a pioneer in the field, has been working on it for the past 20 years. Recently, a patient ...

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Advances in Cardiology Imaging Mean Better Care

Jan 14, 2016

Cardiology imaging can give doctors crucial information to help them more confidently diagnose a patient and choose the best treatment. Dr. Jeroen Bax is a cardiologist from Holland and the president of the European Society of Cardiology. In this interview, Dr. Josef Stehlik and Dr. Stavros Drakos ...

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