Douglas S. Harrington, M.D.

Clinical Professor, Keck School of Medicine, USC

"Eighty percent of heart disease is due to lifestyle. This means that most heart disease is preventable by making healthy lifestyle choices to reduce your heart attack and stroke risk."

Pamela Morris, M.D.

Chair, American College of Cardiology Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease Committee

"One important misconception is that heart attacks and strokes are primarily diseases of men. In fact, more women than men die every year of cardiovascular disease.”

Eric Sauvageau, M.D.

Endovascular Neurosurgeon, Baptist Health

"While genetics can predispose someone to stroke or heart attack, most risk factors can be modified. People have far more control than they think."