The "Ticker Tantrums" team up for Heart Walk
On November 16, 2013, the WomenHeart support group gathered a team together for the American Heart Association Heart Walk Houston. Many members of the team, named the "Ticker Tantrums" for the event, are survivors of heart disease. More pictures on Flickr.
Learn more about the Texas Heart Institute WomenHeart support group. KUHF "Houston Matters" discusses heart disease
Dr. Stephanie Coulter was one of the guests on the NPR news program, "Houston Matters" for Oct. 7, 2013.
Heart disease is the number one cause of death in the nation, and Houston is no exception. According to the American Heart Association, nearly 28 percent of deaths in the Houston area are related to cardiovascular disease. We talk with some area cardiologists about new research on heart disease and what you can do to better prevent it in the first place.
Listen to the podcast from HoustonMatters.org or listen to the podcast from SoundCloud.com.