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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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Check. Change. Control. Your Blood Pressure with Massillon City Health Department and American Heart Association

Nearly half of all adults in the U.S have high blood pressure, the most common controllable cause of stroke. This is why the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, with the support of Massillon City Health Department, has launched Check. Change. Control., a free program to help people in our community identify, lower and maintain healthy blood pressure levels.

L-R: Hosts and pharmacists Brad White and Paul White discuss the Check. Change. Control. blood pressure program with Massillon City Health Department Public Health Nurse Audrey Milburn and American Heart Association Community Health Director Tim Lewis. 

L-R: Hosts and pharmacists Brad White and Paul White discuss the Check. Change. Control. blood pressure program with Massillon City Health Department Public Health Nurse Audrey Milburn and American Heart Association Community Health Director Tim Lewis.