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The hidden epidemic [DVD] : heart disease in America / produced, written, and directed by Elizabeth Arledge ; produced by WGBH
DVD | WGBH Boston Video | c2007.

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1 videodisc (ca. 116 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Note
Originally broadcast on PBS on Feb. 14, 2007.
Region 1, NTSC, widescreen format; Dolby digital 2.0.
Special features include: 10 easy steps to a healthier heart from Reader's digest magazine; heart-healthy recipes from chef and television host Ming Tsai and from the PBS children's shows Arthur, Postcards from Buster, and Zoom; printable fact sheet about heart disease; bonus interview with Larry King about his own heart disease experiences. Some features require computer with DVD-ROM drive.
Contents
The hidden epidemic : heart disease in America. Out of nowhere -- Scary statistics -- When hearts fail slowly -- The keys to prevention -- Heart disease in women -- Cholesterol's secrets -- Inherited risk -- Within the walls -- Root causes revealed -- The challenge ahead.
Take one step for a healthy heart (Larry King segment). Why don't we pay attention? -- What women need to know -- Sex, heart attacks & stress -- The golden hour -- Heart disease & obesity -- Medication, exercise & disparities -- Doctor-patient relations.
Credits
Director of photography, Erich Roland ; editor, Doug Quade ; music, Mason Daring.
Performer
Narrator, Michael Murphy.
Summary
Examines heart disease, the number one killer in America and one of the nation's greatest health challenges for both men and women. Presents personal stories that showcase the scientific advances that are transforming the field of cardiology and the effect these changes will have on people stricken with heart disease. Includes a discussion hosted by Larry King in which medical experts and physicians present strategies and practical tactics for improving heart health.
Audience
Not rated.
System Det
DVD.
Note
Closed-captioned; optional audio-described soundtrack for the visually impaired.
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Arledge, Elizabeth.
King, Larry, 1933-
WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
WGBH Video (Firm)
Title
Heart disease in America
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Container spine title: Heart disease in America : the hidden epidemic
Title
Take one step for a healthy heart.
ISBN/ISSN
1593756801
9781593756802
WG41519 WGBH Boston Video
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