Myth or Fact: If heart disease runs in my family there is nothing I can do about it

When it comes to separating truth from fiction regarding our health, it can be difficult to know what really is the right approach.

Dr. Marc Gillinov, cardiac surgeon, with the Cleveland Clinic is putting the rumors to rest and setting the facts straight.

Today we are asking, myth or fact: If heart disease runs in my family there is nothing I can do about it.

The answer is myth. Dr. Marc explains why in the video above.

Stay tuned next Monday for another Myth or Fact question starting on FOX 8 News in The Morning.

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