Podcasts and Vodcasts
Podcasts/Vodcasts are downloadable audio recordings or short video stories that you can listen to (or watch) on your computer. Podcasts can be added to your iPod or other MP3 player. Just click on the icon below to download them or play them online. All podcasts and vodcasts below are copyright American Heart Association.
Southern diet could raise your risk of heart attack
Eating a Southern-style diet is associated with an increased risk of heart disease, according to research published in Circulation, an American Heart Association journal.
Study Highlights: Regularly eating a typical Southern-style diet may significantly raise your risk of heart attack or heart-related death; Researchers characterized Southern-style cuisine as fried foods, fatty foods, egg dishes, processed meats, organ meats, and sweet drinks.
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LEARN TO RECOGNIZE A STROKE DURING AMERICAN STROKE MONTH
Audio News Release Transcript: ANCHOR LEAD: Stroke is a leading cause of death and disability. According to the American Stroke Association, Hispanic men are projected to have the greatest stroke increases between now and 2030. SCRIPT: Healthcare Now, I’m (Announcer name). Stroke risk is increasing for Hispanics and others partly due to obesity and diabetes. Dr. José Biller says that recognizing stroke warning signs and calling 9-1-1 quickly can be the difference between life and death… CUT: (Biller) Stoke is a leading cause of death and it’s also a major cause for other complications. Most of the strokes are preventable and they are highly treatable, however, prompt restoration of blood flow requires that this type of intervention takes place in the early hours after stoke onset. SCRIPT: Anyone can have a stroke and everyone should be ready. Through Together to End Stroke, the American Stroke Association teaches the acronym FAST to remember the most common stroke signs. CUT: (Biller) FAST stands for: Face Drooping, Arm weakness, Speech difficulty, and Time to call 911. SCRIPT: For more information visit stokeassociation.org. That’s Newsbreak presented by the American Stroke Association.
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Audio News Release: Stroke drops to nation's 5th leading cause of death