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Heart Health News, Updates, Interviews, and More 

From Heart Attack Survivor To Marathon Runner

February, 2015 Bruce Johnson is named national media spokesman for the (CDC) Centers for Disease Control National Heart Healthy Campaign

Click on the link to read the newspaper and web article that the CDC sent out telling Bruce's incredible story from Heart attack survivor to Marathon runner. 

 "Hey, Man, It's Time We Have A Heart-to-Heart."

Click here to listen to clips of radio interview highlights Bruce conducted for the CDC Heart Health Campaign.


Bruce and Olympic Swimming Gold Medal Winner Katie Ledecky

September 30, 2014 - Washington DC Award Winning Journalist, heart attack survivor and author Bruce Johnson sits with Rock Newman for the September 24th edition of the Rock Newman show at WHUT (Howard University Television).


The acclaimed documentary "Before You Eat The Church Food Watch This Video", produced by Bruce Johnson  for the ABC is now available free on the web at Youtube.


This 40 minute video is linchpin for  a national campaign by Churches and noted Cardiologists  to combat this country's leading killer, cardiovascular disease. "Before You Eat The Church Food..." was applauded by then US Surgeon General Dr Regina Benjamin and others engaged in this health battle. The 40 minute video is incredibly entertaining and informative. Watch it in private, with family, friends or your places of worship. 


 Other past events featuring Bruce Johnson:


In December 2011, Bruce Johnson was interviewed about "Heart To Heart on New York radio station WHTZ, Z100.



 Bruce Gets ABC Award 


October 29th, 2011 Washington DC,  Bruce Johnson is honored by the World Association of Black Cardiologists (ABC) at its gala for his book "Heart to Heart" and his tireless advocacy for heart healthy lifestyles 



Bruce Johnson at the anchor desk

WJZ-TV, Baltimore
On Time
December 19, 2010

Host Kai Jackson talks to Bruce Johnson about his heart attack and tips for living a healthy lifestyle. (10 min.)


Tell Me More
April 19, 2010
Host Michel Martin speaks with Bruce Johnson and Barbara Robinson, one of the survivors profiled in Heart to Heart. (10 min. 55 sec.)

The Kojo Nnamdi Show

January 14, 2010

Kojo Nnamdi talks to Bruce Johnson and Greg Kumkumian, Medical Director, Coronary Care Unit, Suburban Hospital, Bethesda, MD, about the human and emotional side of cardiac disease.

Ben's Chili Bowl Chat and Book Signing, July 15, Washington, DC

Heart Healthy Chat

Mended Hearts 58th Annual Convention

May 22, 2010

Bruce Johnson delivered the keynote speech for the Mended Hearts 58th Annual Convention in Bloomington, MN. The speech was titled "Heart to Heart: A Member's Compelling Story."

 Bruce at Mended Hearts


May 8, 2010

Bruce Johnson hosted an event at the Washington DC Newseum, where he discussed his experience of surviving a heart attack.

Busboys and Poets

November 12, 2009

14th and V Sts. NW, Washington, DC.


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