Heart Talk on WGY

Heart Talk on WGY

Heart Talk presented by Capital Cardiology Associates is a half-hour program Sundays at 1pm, focused on patient education on patient education, heart health news, trends, and cardiac risk prevention. Heart Talk is hosted by Michael Arce and features a different board-certified cardiologist from Capital Cardiology Associates every week. Our featured cardiologists include: Dr. Robert Benton Dr. Lance Sullenberger Capital Cardiology Associate is a benchmark cardiology practice committed to improving our patients’ quality of life. We have offices in Albany, Clifton Park and Troy. By providing state of the art diagnostics, board certified physicians and a caring and competent staff, we offer the highest quality of care in a comfortable, supportive atmosphere.


February 28, 2021 24 mins
Dr. Brion Winston joins us to answer the most
common questions in a special edition of “Heart
Health Fact or Fiction” for American Heart Month.
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The goal of the annual awareness day on February 22nd is to save lives! While heart valve disease can be disabling and deadly, Dr. James O’Brien visits with us today to talk about how awareness and the available treatments can save lives.
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February 22, 2021 24 mins
February is American Heart Month. We use this month to raise awareness about heart disease and how people can prevent it — both at home and in the community. Dr. Scott Purga joins us today to discuss how we can fight heart disease: the number one killer of men and women in the United States.
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January 31, 2021 24 mins
Dr. Kelly Beers has a special interest in pregnancy-associated kidney disease, she works with patients with hypertension, and also treats patients with general kidney conditions. She is our guest today, as we examine the link between heart and kidney health.
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January 24, 2021 24 mins
Diana Berrent was one of the first people in her area
to test positive for COVID-19. As a self-described
“Canary in the COVID Coalmine,” she became an
advocate and activist for herself and others. Diana
joins us today to talk about Survivor Corps, her
grassroots group and the future ahead for
post-COVID recovery patients.
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January 17, 2021 25 mins
The COVID pandemic hit the United States during a time when around a third of adults (35%) trust key institutions, like elected officials, business leaders, and the news Media. Dr. Connor Healey checks in to discuss how we can restore trust in our doctors and the healthcare industry.
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January 10, 2021 25 mins
The third week of January marks Healthy Weight Week. This year is the 26th annual occasion to celebrate healthy, diet-free living habits that last a lifetime and prevent eating and weight problems. Jeannine Trimboli, over of Real Fit Life, is back to share successful weight management strategies
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January 3, 2021 24 mins
Benita Zahn has been a trusted source for health news and information in the Capital Region for over 40 years, as a news reporter and anchor for NewsChannel 13. Today she visits to discuss health awareness and education in the Capital Region.
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December 27, 2020 24 mins
Dr. Heather Stahura joins our discussion on how where you live now impacts you heart health, especially in the development of hypertension. Plus, we’ll examine the impact of social distancing in high blood pressure cases
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December 20, 2020 25 mins
Diane Hart is the President and Executive Director of the National Association for Health and Fitness. She joins us to share what she will be discussing with state and federal lawmakers when it comes to your health, fitness, and wellness needs next year.
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December 15, 2020 25 mins
Studies have found that heart attack risk increases to 15% during the Christmas and New Year's holidays. Jeannine Trimboli is a certified personal trainer, she joins us today with tips on how to stay heart healthy during the Holiday Season.
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December 6, 2020 25 mins
Dr. Oscar Alleyne has led local responses to pressing national health issues, like Anthrax, Smallpox, and Ebola. He is on today to share the role of local health
departments in your health.
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November 29, 2020 24 mins
The CDC established National Influenza Vaccination
Week (NIVW) in 2005 to highlight the importance of
continuing flu vaccination through the holiday season
and beyond. Dr. Brion Winston is an advocate for
public health and is here to talk about the impending
flu season.
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November 1, 2020 25 mins
Election Day is this Tuesday. As Americans prepare to cast their ballot, Dr. Connor Healey looks at the healthcare trends for 2021 and beyond.
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October 25, 2020 24 mins
A stroke can happen to anyone, at any time, anywhere. Stroke is a leading cause of death and disability worldwide, but almost all strokes could be prevented. Dr. Alan Boulos is a neurologist at Albany Med. He joins us today to discuss how almost all strokes can be prevented.
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October 23, 2020 25 mins
Since entering the world as a novel coronavirus in January to being named COVID-19 in February, the medical and scientific communities have worked non-stop to find a vaccine. Dr. Brion Winston visits to share what we have learned about heart damage
from contracting COVID.
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October 11, 2020 24 mins
Sudden Cardiac Arrest Awareness Month is a vital initiative set forth by the Heart Rhythm Society to educate the public and raise awareness for sudden cardiac arrest. Dr. Kevin Woods joins the program today to help us learn more about the risk factors and warning signs that can help save a life.
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October 4, 2020 25 mins
Is fat the new normal? Diane Hart is the President and Executive Director of the National Association for Health and Fitness. She is here to breakdown America’s obesity epidemic and the public health professionals that are fighting it.
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September 27, 2020 24 mins
World Heart Day is Tuesday, September 29th. This year’s theme is, “Use Heart” in all decisions, as your heart is the only organ you can hear and feel. Dr. Lance Sullenberger visits with us today to discuss the importance of heart health and preventing cardiovascular disease.
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September 13, 2020 25 mins
Guest Doctor: Dr. Lance Sullenberger
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