Coronary Artery Disease / Robert Levitt, MD, FACC

– Coronary artery disease is a degenerative disease of the arteries of the heart where blockages develop. People will get symptoms of chest pain or shortness of breath or difficulty doing activities. It can be related to these blockages. In the past, we tried medicine for it. Over the years, there’s been an evolution of balloons and stents to fix […]

Drs. Rx: Food to Reduce Heart Attack and Stroke

What common food in your fridge may reduce your risk of heart attacks and stroke? Yogurt. A new study published by the Oxford University Press followed over 55,000 women and 18,000 men with high blood pressure for over 30 years they found higher intakes of yogurt were linked to a 30% reduction in risk of heart attacks for women, 19% […]

Women and Heart Disease

(upbeat music) [Dr. Jennifer Lin Yeh] Cardiovascular disease remains the number one killer of women in this country, which I think is not well understood. It actually outranks breast cancer as a loss of life. And after menopause, the risk for women is equal to the risk of men of having a major cardiovascular event. The risk factors for women […]

Why Are Mosquitoes Attracted To You?!

Are you the person in the group who’s always getting bitten by mosquitoes? Because I certainly am and science has shown that this is a thing – that mosquitoes are more attracted to some people than others. And the reason for that is at least partially genetic, which is why this video is supported by 23andMe, a company that reads […]

Vascular Disease, Blood Pressure, Stroke | On Call with the Prairie Doc | Feb 18, 2016

>>THE CIRCULATORY SYSTEM UNDER PRESSURE, NEXT “ON CALL WITH THE PRAIRIE DOC.”>>GOOD EVENING AND WELCOME TO ON CALL WITH THE PRAIRIE DOC.” VALENTINE’S DAY TAKES CENTER STAGE THIS TIME OF YEAR AND OUR THOUGHTS TURN TO ATTRIBUTES OF THE HEART. TONIGHT WE LOOK AT THE EFFECTS OF ENVIRONMENT, LIFESTYLE, AND GENETICS ON THE HEART’S CONTINUED AND PROPER STRENGTH AND RHYTHM. […]

Heart Disease Risk Factors among African Immigrants Residing in the United States

MARGARET: Welcome to the Heart Disease Risk Factors Among African Immigrants Residing in the United States. Our presenter is Dr. Yvonne Commodore-Mensah, who’s an Assistant Professor at Johns Hopkins School of Nursing in Baltimore, Maryland, in the Department of Community Public Health. She earned her Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins School of Nursing and B.S. in Nursing at Farleigh Dickinson University. […]

Women & Heart Attacks – Ogden Regional Medical Center

(peaceful music) – My name is Kristy Chambers, I am the Stroke/Chest Pain Coordinator here at Ogden Regional Medical Center. (peaceful music) I am the one that gets to pay special attention to specific disease process patients, so stroke patients, chest pain patients, all of our acute coronary syndrome patients, and make sure that they are getting the standard of […]