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Atrial Fibrillation: Getting In Rhythm

Our body sends us messages continually about the state of our health, and if you feel your heart start to skip a beat or a fluttering feeling in your chest, you should take that message seriously. We’ll first hear atrial fibrillation patient and music icon Barry Manilow discuss his serious heart condition; then, we’ll be joined by a prominent heart specialist, Dr. Marcus Wharton, who will discuss the symptoms of and treatments for atrial fibrillation or “AFib.”

More about Marcus Wharton
Dr. Marcus Wharton is a Professor of Medicine and Director of Cardiac Electrophysiology at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston SC.

More about Barry Manilow
Singer-songwriter and producer Barry Manilow has recorded a string of hit singles and multi-platinum albums, served as an arranger for other artists such as Bette Midler and Dionne Warwick, and has written songs for stage musicals, films and commercials. He has sold more than 80 million records worldwide.

For more information and to read an interactive transcript of this show, go to http://www.lifeloveandhealth.com/atrial-fibrillation-getting-back-in-rhythm/

© 2012 by On the Path Productions, LLC.  All rights reserved.

About Christopher Springmann

Christopher Springmann is Executive Producer and Senior Correspondent of Life, Love and Health, the award-winning health and wellness program that reaches millions daily on multiple news, talk and sports channels including Sirius XM, CNN, FOX, NPR affiliates, American Forces Network, and HealthRadio.net.

Life, Love and Health is also Mr. Springmann’s latest endeavor in a journey of “creative convergence” that started as a photographer for Time, Fortune, National Geographic and Smithsonian magazines. He moved into writing leadership profiles for Chief Executive and California CEO magazines, which in turn provided the inspiration for creating Life, Love and Health: to fulfill the unmet need of telling America’s health story. Mr. Springmann meets this need in entertaining and emotionally engaging ways, with the authentic voices of real people, including a diverse group of doctors and nurses, patients and their families, plus researchers and innovators in the health-and-wellness field. He relies on the credibility and persuasiveness of people’s passionate storytelling to get the point across. People identify with the experiences of others and are encouraged to take positive, attainable actions to improve their personal and family health.

Christopher is also the Host of Life, Love and Health on WomensRadio. Life, Love and Health seeks to ultimately make a difference in people’s lives by encouraging individuals to take positive, attainable actions to improve their personal and family health.


  1. atrial fibrillation is big problem nice article for creating awearness thanks

    • LearnOnlyHeart

      Thanks so much for your reply as we’re flattered by your praise. We are quite proud of this program and I’ve conveyed your thoughts to our team.

      Please, tell me why this topic and AFib awareness are important to you . . ..

      Christopher Springmann
      Executive Producer
      Life Love & Health

  2. Excellent broadcast

    • Ann:

      Thanks, as I appreciate your kind comment!

      Please, tell me what this topic is important to you, as I value your thoughts.

      Christopher Springmann
      Executive Producer
      Life Love & Health
      San Francisco CA