Warner Opening Session Address

American Heart Association President John J. Warner delivers his presidential address November 12 during the Opening Session of the AHA's Scientific Sessions 2017 in Anaheim, California.

Transcript: “Earlier in my talk, I told you there were no old men in my family. I know this is also true in far too many other families, not just in the U.S., but around the world. I believe the people in this room have the power – and even the duty – to change that. Together, we can make sure old men and old women are regulars at family reunions. … In other words, I look forward to a future where people have the exact opposite experience of my family, that children grow up surrounded by so many healthy, beloved, elderly relatives that they couldn’t imagine life any other way.”

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