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Prescription for Health: Heart Disease (2012)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Interview

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2012-02-03

Duration: 00:06:47

Subjects: Whitfield, Rani G. | Health | Heart Disease


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Whitfield, Rani Interviewee
  • Coco, Mary Leah Interviewee


This “Prescription for Health” segment from the February 3, 2012, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford’s on-set interview with Dr. Rani Whitfield on American Heart Month. Dr. Whitfield discusses: the recent statistics on heart disease; the differences in the warning signs between women and men; the symptoms of heart disease; and how to reduce the risk factors. This segment also includes Charlie Whinham’s interview with Mary Leah Coco, who was diagnosed with heart disease.