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Prevent Heart Attack & Stroke: The Achievable Goal


He was last here in 2016 when he gave his presentation, "Are Your Arteries Health?", which is available for viewing on Memorial's YouTube channel, ChooseMemorial. Dr. Backs said that "[his] own personal health went through a dramatic makeover starting in May of 2012. I now provide a more credible example for my patients, and I am able to understand the challenges they face in achieving a healthier lifestyle." According to the Center for Prevention Heart Attack and Stroke website, heart attack and stroke kill more Americans than any other illness, despite the attention we give to high blood pressure, cholesterol and taking an aspirin daily. Six of every ten Americans who have suffered a heart attack never knew they had cardiovascular disease. To register for these event, please contact Memorial's Healthline at 217-788-3333.