Roddy and Pat Cook have been practicing medicine for more than 30 years. Roddy is now a Doctor at First Med in Dothan. Pat is a retired nurse. Not only have they both treated cancer patients during their career, they were also once patients themselves.
February is National Heart Health month. According to the CDC, heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States. WTVY spoke to a Southeast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) Cardiologist about the most common type of heart disease.
Southeast Alabama Medical Center, (SAMC) is offering a new cardiovascular procedure, that’s an alternative to open heart surgery. It’s known as TAVR. TAVR is short for trans catheter aortic valve replacement.
The Southeast Alabama Medical Center, (S.A.M.C.) wants to help those with chronic disease, so they are holding a "Shop with the Doc" event. The event will help those affected make better grocery purchases.