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Hidden Epidemic: Heart Disease In America, The
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HIDDEN EPIDEMIC: HEART DISEASE IN AMERICA HOWARD MANLY, HOST, BASIC BLACK, WGBH TV LAURIE DONNELLY, EXECUTIVE PRODUCER, HIDDEN EPIDEMIC PAULA JOHNSON, DIRECTOR, CONNORS CTR FOR WOMEN'S HEALTH, BWH

AMERICA'S ONGOING BATTLE WITH HEART DISEASE IS THE FOCUS OF A FREE SCREENING AND PANEL DISCUSSION SPONSORED BY WGBH AND THE DORCHESTER AND ROXBURY YMCAS. THE EVENT FEATURES A SCREENING OF EXCERPTS FROM THE NEW PBS DOCUMENTARY THE HIDDEN EPIDEMIC: HEART DISEASE IN AMERICA FOLLOWED BY A PANEL DISCUSSION ON HEART DISEASE PREVENTION, PUBLIC HEALTH POLICY AND THE MAKING OF THE DOCUMENTARY.

MODERATED BY BASIC BLACK HOST AND BAY STATE BANNER EDITOR HOWARD MANLY, THE PANEL FEATURES LAURIE DONNELLY, EXECUTIVE PRODUCER OF THE HIDDEN EPIDEMIC; DR. PAULA JOHNSON, DIRECTOR OF THE CONNORS CENTER FOR WOMEN'S HEALTH AT BRIGHAM AND WOMEN'S HOSPITAL; A CARDIAC DISEASE SURVIVOR; AND REPRESENTATIVES FROM THE AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION AND THE MASS. PUBLIC HEALTH ASSOCIATION. 'HEART DISEASE IS THE NUMBER ONE KILLER IN AMERICA AND ONE OF THE NATION'S GREATEST HEALTH CHALLENGES,' DONNELLY SAYS. 'WE HOPE THE DOCUMENTARY AND ITS ACCOMPANYING OUTREACH CAMPAIGN WILL RAISE AWARENESS OF THE SEVERITY OF THIS PUBLIC HEALTH PROBLEM, WHILE PROVIDING AMERICANS WITH THE INFORMATION THEY NEED TO LOWER THEIR RISK FOR HEART DISEASE.'

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Talk Show
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Medicine
Health
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Chicago: “Hidden Epidemic: Heart Disease In America, The,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 10, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_8884B184B9834485A661576489DBE9F9.
MLA: “Hidden Epidemic: Heart Disease In America, The.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 10, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_8884B184B9834485A661576489DBE9F9>.
APA: Hidden Epidemic: Heart Disease In America, The. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_8884B184B9834485A661576489DBE9F9
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