AHVI’s Dr. Stanley Watkins was featured in KTUU’s 2 Your Health segment in February 2016. Dr. Watkins describes the minimally-invasive method used to treat aortic stenosis, a narrowing of the heart’s aortic valve that can be life-threatening if left untreated.
Each year more than 15,000 women under the age of 55 die of heart disease in the U.S. And, studies show that women wait longer than men to get emergency care for heart attacks because they often don’t know what it feels like. Listen to the full NPR story here.
Hands-only CPR can be just as effective as conventional CPR. Learn more about how chest-compression-only CPR can save lives.
Listen to the interview titled “Atherosclerosis and Heart Disease,” from Alaska Public Media, here.
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