Please note: While our archived programs have great information, they are in an area we are no longer actively maintaining. Since medical progress marches ahead, please see your own doctor and other resources for the latest medical information that’s right for you.

Archived Programs

Will Heart Failure Be Optional in the Near Future?

How have left ventricular assist devices (LVADs) improved quality of life for millions of people living with heart disease? A UCSF expert explains their benefits and how they work.


Preventing Heart Disease in Women

Heart disease is the number-one killer of women in the United States, claiming 500,000 lives a year. But there are steps that a woman can take to help minimize her risk factors. In this podcast, Dr. Anne Thorson from the UCSF Center for Prevention of Heart and Vascular Disease joins us to discuss strategies for assessing and treating cardiovascular disease in women.


Preventing a Heart Attack Despite a Family History

This is a podcast about Preventing a Heart Attack Despite Family History


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