Many women are unaware that heart disease is the number one cause of death in women. On February 28, 2021, our host Dr. Marianne Ritchie will be joined by Dr. Lisa A. Freed for a discussion about the prevention, risk factors, common and uncommon symptoms and the value of CPR.
Lisa A. Freed
Dr. Freed is an Assistant Clinical Professor at Yale School of Medicine and Director of Yale New Haven Hospital’s Women’s Heart and Vascular Program.
At age 35, Stephanie’s heart stopped while she slept. A fortuitous phone call awakened her husband who noticed her irregular breathing. His quick reflex to perform CPR gave her a second chance at life, and now she is a passionate advocate, volunteer, and fund raiser for the American Heart Association – sharing the message that everyone should learn CPR
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