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Dr. Mark Tawil Explains the Latest Advances in Minimally Invasive Cardiovascular Surgery, Robotics , the Watchman Device and More!

Heart disease can happen at any age, and according to the Centers for Disease Control, younger adults are now being affected by the disease more often than in past years. High blood pressure, high cholesterol, smoking and obesity are just a few of the risk factors. Advances in cardiovascular medical treatment are making an impact on life expectancy, and since February is American Heart Health Awareness Month, today is the perfect opportunity to focus on heart health awareness and talk about the latest advances in minimally invasive heart surgery and robotic surgery with Mercy Cardiovascular Institute’s Dr. Mark Tawil.   

Dr. Mark Tawil, cardiovascular and thoracic surgeon from Mercy Cardiovascular Institute Explains the Latest Advances in Minimally Invasive Surgery on Health Matters .

Dr. Mark Tawil, cardiovascular and thoracic surgeon from Mercy Cardiovascular Institute Explains the Latest Advances in Minimally Invasive Surgery on Health Matters .

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American Heart Association's New Cholesterol Guidelines with Dr. Justin Dunn, Cardiologist from Summa Health

The American Heart Association recently released new cholesterol guidelines, and the results have shed light not only on the actual numbers, but also other risk factors including race. The new guidelines found that race and ethnic backgrounds can indicate risk factors for heart disease in specific  populations. Overall, nearly one out of every three American adults has high levels of LDL cholesterol—the "bad" cholesterol that can build up along artery walls and lead to higher chances for heart disease and stroke. Today we learn about the new guidelines, risk factors and give you information to live a healthier life.

Dr. Justin Dunn, cardiologist and president-elect of the Akron American Heart Association’s board of directors (right) talks about the new cholesterol guidelines.

Dr. Justin Dunn, cardiologist and president-elect of the Akron American Heart Association’s board of directors (right) talks about the new cholesterol guidelines.