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Fresh Focus “Heart to Home” episodes: #61-63

In each episode of this six-episode Heart to Home series on the Fresh Focus podcast, VA dietitians are dishing out heart health tips from hospital discharge to home.

By |July 2nd, 2022|Health, Nutrition, VA Podcast Network|Comments Off on Fresh Focus “Heart to Home” episodes: #61-63

Early VA research uncovered knowledge vital to transplanting a pig’s heart into a human being

VA-funded research starting in the 1990s helped uncover knowledge that proved to be key—along with findings by many other groups—to establishing the technique of transplanting a pig’s heart into a person. The researcher leading this work at VA was Dr. Richard Pierson, a specialist in thoracic and cardiac surgery who is now with Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard University.

By |May 11th, 2022|Research|Comments Off on Early VA research uncovered knowledge vital to transplanting a pig’s heart into a human being

Live Whole Health #110: Chair Yoga for heart health

Heart Health Awareness Month falls in February and is a great time to learn more about heart health. VA and the American Heart Association (AHA) want you to be aware of five important heart health numbers because they help providers determine your risk for developing cardiovascular disease.

By |February 14th, 2022|#LiveWholeHealth|2 Comments
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