‘The Dr. Oz Show’ (April 24): Bob Harper on Suffering a Heart Attack at the Gym

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‘The Dr. Oz Show’ (April 24): Bob Harper on Suffering a Heart Attack at the Gym

On today’s all-new episode of the syndicated “The Dr. Oz Show,” fitness trainer Bob Harper of NBC’s “The Biggest Loser” visits the program to open up about suffering a heart attack while at a New York City gym.

Bob discusses how he is now teaming up with Dr. Oz to call on all gyms across America to be equipped with an easy-to-operate tool called automated external defibrillator (AED), which helps restore a regular heart rhythm during a sudden cardiac arrest. Only 15 U.S. states currently have laws on the book that require gyms to have an AED on hand.

Dr. Oz, the world-renowned cardiothoracic surgeon, served as health expert on “The Oprah Winfrey Show” since 2004, sharing advice with viewers to help them live their best life from the inside out. Dr. Oz has co-authored six New York Times Best Sellers including “YOU: The Owner’s Manual”, “YOU: The Smart Patient”, “YOU: On a Diet”, “YOU: Staying Young”, “YOU: Being Beautiful” and “YOU Having a Baby” as well as the award-winning “Healing from the Heart”. He has a regular column in TIME Magazine and O The Oprah Magazine.

Dr. Oz is vice-chair of the Department of Surgery and Professor of Surgery at Columbia University. He directs the Cardiovascular Institute and Complementary Medicine Program at New York Presbyterian Hospital and performs 100 heart operations annually. His research interests include heart replacement surgery, minimally invasive cardiac surgery, complementary medicine and health care policy. He has authored over 400 original publications, book chapters, and medical books and has received several patents.

Cleared in over 99% of the country, “The Dr. Oz Show” is co-produced by Harpo Productions and Sony Pictures Television (SPT) and distributed by SPT. “The Dr. Oz Show” is executive produced by Mindy Borman and Amy Chiaro.

To watch the nationally syndicated “The Dr. Oz Show,” be sure to check your local listings for the time period in your market.

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