heart disease

WAMC News
3:40 pm
Tue February 11, 2014

Surgeon General On Smoking: Enough Is Enough

Credit surgeongeneral.gov

Those health warnings on the side of a package or carton of cigarettes are well-established and have become more severe and graphic over the years. That warning from the Surgeon General was the result of a landmark 1964 report by the Surgeon General, establishing a link between cigarettes and heart disease and cancer. Fifty years later, the acting Surgeon General, Rear Admiral Boris Lushniak, says progress has been made, but smoking remains a serious health problem.

Vox Pop
3:00 pm
Mon October 22, 2012

Vox Pop : Medical Monday – Dr. Sankar Varanasi : 10/22/12

Joining us on this edition of Medical Monday to discuss cardiology and is Dr. Sankar Varanasi of the Hudson Valley Heart Center. WAMC’s Alan Chartock hosts.

Vox Pop
3:00 pm
Mon September 10, 2012

Vox Pop : Medical Monday – Dr. Zubair Jafar : 9/10/12

Joining us on this edition of Medical Monday to discuss interventional cardiology and cardiac wellness is Dr. Zubair Jafar, Director of Interventional Cardiology at Vassar Brothers Medical Center and director of the Cardiac Research Program at the Hudson Valley Heart Center. WAMC’s Alan Chartock hosts.

Vox Pop - Medical Monday
3:00 pm
Mon July 16, 2012

Vox Pop :Medical Monday - Cardiology with Dr. Kim Poli : 7/16/12

Joining us on this edition of Medical Monday on Vox Pop to discuss cardiology and women’s heart health is Dr. Kim Poli of Albany Medical Center’s cardiology group.

Dr. Poli is a non-invasive cardiologist with special interests in preventative care and treating women with heart disease. In addition to seeing patients, Dr. Poli reads echocardiograms and performs stress tests.