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Assessing Your Risk for Heart Disease: Expert Commentary
The Times of London, September 28, 2013
Johns Hopkins cardiologists were invited to provide expert commentary on preventing heart disease for a London Times magazine. In an article titled, “Stay Healthy with the ABCs of Heart Disease,” Dr. Chintan Desai and Dr. Roger Blumenthal from the Johns Hopkins Ciccarone Center for the Prevention of Heart Disease describe steps we can all take to assess and reduce our risk of heart disease.

Area Restaurants Aim to Make Healthy Eating Easier
The Baltimore Sun, January 15, 2013
Knowing the right way to eat is one thing, but doing it is not always easy, especially when dining out. But some Baltimore-area restaurants are making heart-healthy dining easier and more attractive for their diners...One of the biggest obstacles to healthy eating in restaurants, according to Dr. Roger Blumenthal, founder of the Ciccarone Center for the Prevention of Heart Disease at Johns Hopkins, is portion control.

Band of Doctors Play for Charity
ABC2News, January 11, 2013
They don't do weddings or bar mitzvahs, but they do by pass surgeries and lung transplants. The band is back. Meet Stevie V and The Heart Attackers for one night only...Out of the operating room and onto the stage one night a year. The doctors will preform on January 19th as Heartfest has been revived. This is an event that raises money for the Ciccarone Center at Johns Hopkins.