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Millennium Physician Group’s Michelle McCormick talks with two experts this week about the COVID-19 vaccine, the variants and remaining vigilant about staying safe and healthy. Millennium physician Dr. Alpa Patel recounts her experience following her second dose of the vaccine, while Dr. Michael Koren from Jacksonville Center for Clinical Research explains more about the variants and the on-going vaccine trials. Michelle also catches up with Andrew, a vaccine trial patient she first spoke with in January. Did he receive the actual vaccine or the placebo? We’ll hear his story.
Millennium Physician Group’s Michelle McCormick continues the heart health month conversation this week with Cardiologist Dr. Yazan Katib. Dr. Katib focuses on the importance of knowing your numbers, especially your blood pressure and cholesterol. They also discuss the signs, symptoms, and differences between a heart attack and a stroke. Additionally, Michelle talks with a representative from the American Heart Association about the importance of nutrition and how the lack of fresh foods can affect the heart.
Millennium Physician Group’s Michelle McCormick talks with Dr. Ahmad Younes from First Coast Cardiovascular Institute about cardiovascular health and how undetected vascular disease could lead to lower-limb amputations. February is heart health month; and, according to the CDC, heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, causing 1 in 4 deaths. The in depth conversation covers risk factors, screenings and prevention, as well as how your primary care provider should be the first step in taking control of your health.