February 8, 2019

Heart Disease Awareness with Mayo Clinic

By Karl Oestreich


Dr. Amy Pollak of Mayo Clinic Jacksonville is interviewed.

News 4 Jax LogoReach: WAWS-TV/30 is the Fox affiliate. WTEV-TV/47 is the CBS affiliate in Jacksonville, Florida.

Context: Amy Pollak, M.D. is a Mayo Clinic cardiologist. The Mayo Clinic Department of Cardiovascular Medicine is one of the largest and most comprehensive heart practices in the world. It includes more than 240 subspecialized experts trained in congenital heart disease in adults and children, coronary artery disease, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, heart rhythm disorders, and heart valve diseases.

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Contacts: Cindy Weiss, Traci Klein, Heather Carlson

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