Despite many significant advances, heart disease is still the leading cause of death among men and women. Cardiovascular disease and its management can be complicated, and as a result, lends to common misconceptions. AHVI’s Dr. Christopher Dyke discusses these misconceptions and the benefits of lifestyle changes over surgery in this Fairbanks News Miner article.
In honor of Valentine’s Day and National Heart Month, the Alaska Heart Institute hit Anchorage’s streets with red hearts in the snow to spread the message of love and heart health awareness. Coastal Television followed the hearts on this special Valentine’s Day video segment featuring the Alaska Heart Institute. Watch the video here.
Wine and chocolate go hand-in-hand on Valentine’s Day, but learn how much of a “good thing” is too much for your heart. Dr. Kutchera was interviewed by KTUU on how wine and chocolate affect the heart.