Collage: American Heart Month Feb. 5, 2018

Cardiovascular disease, including heart disease and stroke, remains the leading global cause of death with more than 17 million deaths each year.

February is federally declared American Heart Month. Please join KSBR News Director Dawn Kamber as she welcomes St. Joseph Heritage Cardiology Site Director Dr. Warren Johnston, who is the American Heart Association Orange County Chapter Board President; Medical Doctor Jerri Liu, who has an Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator in her heart due to having an abnormal arrhythmia; heart attack survivor Najla DeBow and American Heart Association Executive Director Danielle Sapia-Fragalla.