NY Daily News - The Daily Checkup with Dr. Jill Kalman: Heart Disease Risk Factors Can Be Cut Through Diet, Exercise and Ending Smoking

Dr. Jill Kalman says lifestyle changes and standard treatments can make a big difference in coronary care.

New York, NY
 – February 20, 2013  –– 

The director of the cardiomyopathy program at Mount Sinai, Dr. Jill Kalman, treats all forms of congestive heart failure. This is the second column in a series for American Heart Month. Heart failure might sound like it would be fatal, but 5.8 million Americans are living with it as a chronic disease. "Heart failure is when the heart doesn't pump adequately to supply enough blood for the needs of the body," says Dr. Kalman. Learn More