Dr. Lloyd-Jones's Plan for Good Heart Health
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" At six feet eight, the cardiologist Donald Lloyd-Jones is literally a big booster for heart health. The chairman of the Department of Preventive Medicine at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine, he served as the lead author of the new strategic goals for 2020 from the American Heart Association (AHA), an assignment that won him the organization’s Chairman’s Award. In this edited interview, Lloyd-Jones discusses the obesity epidemic, the effects of smoking and salt on cardiovascular health, and the First Family as role models for healthful living."