Watch: WJBF EXTRA “Inside Heart Health”

After taking viewers inside the operating room for heart surgery with Drs. Vijay Patel and Vinayak Kamath a few weeks ago, WJBF News Channel 6 Reporter Renetta Dubose talks with three heart patients about their diagnoses and treatments.

Patient Nancy Payne of North Augusta shares her story and invited Dubose to see her session in GRHealth Cardiac Rehab.

Watch Part 1 of this heart health special report in the GReport on March 17.

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Denise Parrish is Director of Communications for Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement at Augusta University. Contact her to schedule an interview on this topic at 706-721-9760 or

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