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Prescription for Health: Heart Disease (2014)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Interview

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2014-02-07

Duration: 00:06:15

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


  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Whitfield, Rani Interviewee
  • Rhodes, Stasha Interviewee
  • Smith, John Interviewee


This “Prescription for Health” segment from the February 7, 2014, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Shauna Sanford’s on-set interview with Dr. Rani Whitfield, Stasha Rhodes of the American Heart Association (AHA), and State Senator John Smith on American Heart Month. They discuss: Senator Smith’s quadruple bypass surgery; the AHA’s seven simple steps for preventing heart disease; and increasing awareness for the signs of heart disease.