Tim Ealer’s father, George, passed away due to complications of an aortic dissection. Since then, Tim has learned that this disease can run in families. He spoke with a reporter about his dad and the importance of screening (aortic imaging) if you have a family history of thoracic aortic aneurysm and/or dissection. Watch the interview here: Tim Ealer on 41 Today (NBC/WMGT).
Learn more here: What Is Aortic Disease?
Family gatherings over the holidays are perfect for collecting important family medical history information. Read more here. Now is also the perfect time to discuss enrolling in research. Please tell your family about the research we are doing at the John Ritter Research Program.