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Prescription for Health: Heart Disease (2013)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Interview

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2013-02-08

Duration: 00:06:42

Subjects: Whitfield, Rani G. | Health | Heart Disease


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Whitfield, Rani Interviewee


This “Prescription for Health” segment from the February 8, 2013, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford’s on-set interview with Dr. Rani Whitfield on American Heart Month. Dr. Whitfield discusses: the American Heart Association’s new goals for reducing heart disease and stroke by 2020; the impact of heart disease on women; the importance of lifestyle changes; the tenth anniversary of the “Go Red for Women” campaign; common heart tests; and the symptoms of heart disease.