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Dr. Sandeep Jauhar is the Director of the Heart Failure program at the Long Island Jewish Medical Center. He is Author of "Doctored: The Disillusionment of an American Physician" and "Intern: A Doctor's Initiation". Dr. Sandeep Jauhar is a frequent contributor to The New York Times. His latest book is "Heart: A History" where he tells the story of the thing that makes us tick, the heart our most vital organ.

Surgeon General On Smoking: Enough Is Enough

Feb 11, 2014
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Those health warnings on the side of a package or carton of cigarettes are well-established and have become more severe and graphic over the years. That warning from the Surgeon General was the result of a landmark 1964 report by the Surgeon General, establishing a link between cigarettes and heart disease and cancer. Fifty years later, the acting Surgeon General, Rear Admiral Boris Lushniak, says progress has been made, but smoking remains a serious health problem.

Joining us on this edition of Medical Monday to discuss cardiology and is Dr. Sankar Varanasi of the Hudson Valley Heart Center. WAMC’s Alan Chartock hosts.

Joining us on this edition of Medical Monday to discuss interventional cardiology and cardiac wellness is Dr. Zubair Jafar, Director of Interventional Cardiology at Vassar Brothers Medical Center and director of the Cardiac Research Program at the Hudson Valley Heart Center. WAMC’s Alan Chartock hosts.

Joining us on this edition of Medical Monday on Vox Pop to discuss cardiology and women’s heart health is Dr. Kim Poli of Albany Medical Center’s cardiology group.

Dr. Poli is a non-invasive cardiologist with special interests in preventative care and treating women with heart disease. In addition to seeing patients, Dr. Poli reads echocardiograms and performs stress tests.