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CMHS symposium on Feb. 21to focus on heart disease

Ventura, California, 01/09/2009

Learn more about prevention as well as the early detection and treatment of heart disease at a morning-long symposium that Community Memorial Health System is holding on Saturday, Feb. 21, at the Spanish Hills Country Club in Camarillo.

This free public education program will run from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Co-sponsors include the American Heart Association, the HealthAware: Heart Healthy Heart Program and KVTA 1520 News/Talk Radio.

The AHA states that cardiovascular disease continues to be the number one cause of death in both males and females affecting more than 22 million Americans each year.

This educational symposium will focus on the causes and risk factors that contribute to heart disease, dietary and lifestyle changes that can reduce the risk of heart disease, diagnostic and treatment options and practical preventive strategies the public can use to reduce their risk of heart problems that remain the leading cause of death in the United States. Expert speakers will include cardiac medical, nutrition and surgical specialists associated with CMHS.

Space is limited, so call for reservations at 652-5385, or go to www.cmhshealth.org/rsvp. A light continental breakfast and snack is included.

Spanish Hills Country Club is located at 999 Crestview Drive in Camarillo.