Features February 2012 Issue

Learn the Truth Behind Seven Heart-Health Myths

Learn the Truth Behind Seven Heart-Health Myths

Dispel these common misconceptions to better protect yourself..

What you think you know about cardiovascular disease may not always be true, and sometimes that misinformation could put you at risk. To help explain the truth behind some common heart myths, Cleveland Clinic cardiac surgeon Marc Gillinov, MD, shares some insight. Dr. Gillinov and Steven Nissen, MD, head of Cardiovascular Medicine at Cleveland Clinic, also teamed up recently to write a book that addresses myriad issues surrounding heart health called Heart 411.

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