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February Heart Smart Lectures

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Michelle Lynch, 386.231.4282

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Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center Presents

Heart Smart Lectures For February

 

Daytona Beach, FL (January 15, 2010) --- Looking to learn the latest on heart health during February? The Memorial Cardiovascular Institute at Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center will present the following seminars. To reserve your space (seating is limited), please call 866.671.4660.

 

11 AM, Friday, Feb. 5

Women And Heart Disease — Heart disease is the #1 killer of American women, claiming more than 500,000 lives a year. Beth Bartholomew, MD, board certified in cardiovascular disease, interventional cardiology and internal medicine, will speak about how you can prevent, detect and treat your biggest health risk and lead a healthier lifestyle.

 

2 PM, Friday, Feb. 12

Ask The Heart Doctor — Do you have questions about heart disease or heart attacks but aren’t sure where to turn? Dinesh Arab, MD, board certified in cardiovascular disease, interventional cardiology and internal medicine, will discuss medical breakthroughs, including tests used to diagnose heart disease, cardiac conditions and various treatment options.

 

2 PM, Friday, Feb. 19

Heart Healthy Recipes You’ll Fall In Love With — When it comes to keeping your heart healthy, your diet is critical. Join Sue Lutz, registered/licensed dietitian, and Christopher Ghalayini, executive chef, Florida Hospital Memorial, as they help you discover a healthier relationship with food and fall in love with heart-healthy cooking tips. Scrumptious samples provided.

 

2 PM, Friday, Feb. 26

Coronary Artery Disease — Whether you’ve already had a heart attack, want to reduce your risk of developing heart problems or are simply interested in enhancing your health, Ashraf Elsakr, MD, board certified in cardiovascular disease and interventional cardiology, will discuss the basics of heart disease, heart attack symptoms and why getting treatment within the first two hours of an attack can minimize damage to heart muscle.