Health Watch: American Heart Month

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Health Watch: American Heart Month

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For KUNR's Health Watch segment, we talk to Dr. Daniel Spogen about American Heart Month. Spogen is a physician and he also chairs the Department of Family and Community Medicine for the University of Nevada School of Medicine.

Along with discussing risk factors, symptoms, and treatments, we look at a national study released this week, linking the consumption of too much sugar to higher rates of heart disease and death. Heart disease is the top cause of death nationally, as well as the number one killer in Nevada.