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Heart Health: The Latest on Cardiovascular Disease & How To Prevent It


February is American Heart Month, and we’ll discuss the latest advances in cardiac health — from new treatments and technology to a focus on women’s health. We’ll also address how people can learn about their risk for heart disease, as well as how they can help reduce risks for cardiac issues later in life.


Mindy Beyer, chair, Maine chapter, American Heart Association; cardiac nurse; survivor of congenital heart disease

Dr. Alan Jansujwicz, noninvasive cardiologist, Northern Light Cardiology at Eastern Maine Medical Center; medical director, Northern Light Health Cardiovascular Services


Cindy helps produce Maine Public's live call-in show Maine Calling, and sometimes hosts the show—as well as the All Books Considered Book Club. Her first foray into journalism after graduating from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism was to intern with CNN in China in the wake of the Tiananmen Square massacre. She then worked in print journalism over the decades, as a factchecker, writer and editor, with publications ranging from the Los Angeles Times Magazine to the magazine of the National Zoo to a food trends magazine.