February is American Heart Month, and this year the theme is, Heart Disease: It Can Happen at Any Age. Heart disease doesn’t happen just to older adults. It is happening to younger people more often, partly because the conditions that lead to heart disease are happening at younger ages. It is important to learn about your risk of heart disease and the steps necessary to have a healthy heart.
Wayne Franklin, MD, shares advancements that are improving outcomes for pediatric cardiac patients.
Episode Guest: Wayne Franklin, MD
Hosted by: Jonathan Lifshitz, PhD and Katie Brite, MD
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