Dick Butkus and Deacon Jones talk football

Pro Football Hall of Fame legends Dick Butkus and Deacon Jones came together May 4, 2012, for a lively discussion about their storied football careers — from Jones’ famed head slap and his historic coining of the term “quarterback sack” to Butkus’ singular “mean” style for playing the game and how that competitive attitude helped him after his pro football career. Jones, who was known as the “Secretary of Defense,” passed away June 3, 2013.

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External counterpulsation instead of bypass surgery

External counterpulsation — which requires no surgery — is a potential alternative for patients who might have previously gone to the operating room for a heart bypass. Larry Santora, M.D., and Heidi Cortese explain and demonstrate the external counterpulsation procedure.

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Dick Butkus: Tackling steroid use in high school

Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee Dick Butkus shares stories about his NFL career and his journey through five-way heart bypass surgery. He has also launched the I Play Clean program for high school athletes to combat a very serious steroid-usage problem.

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