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CMHS Seminar to Focus on Preventative Health Practices

Ventura, California, 06/05/2009

The public is invited to learn how to better live a healthy life and help ward off diseases through diet, exercise, personal habits and sleep during a free seminar the Community Memorial Health System is holding on Tuesday, June 16.

Manual Marquez, M.D., the assistant medical director for Western Ventura County of Southern California Permanente Group, will lead the seminar called, “Living Well: Personal Preventive Healthcare.” It will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. in the eighth-floor Nichols Auditorium at Community Memorial Hospital, located at 147 Brent St. in Ventura.

In addition to providing tips for leading a healthy life, Dr. Marquez also will discuss other topics that include immunizations, aortic aneurysm, bone density, cancer screenings, heart attacks and strokes, and quitting smoking.

Dr. Marquez received his medical degree from the UCLA School of Medicine and completed his residency in Family Practice at Ventura County Medical Center. He is on staff at Community Memorial Hospital and is board-certified in family medicine. Dr. Marquez is a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians and is a member of the California Medical Association and the Ventura County Medical Society.

Admission is free, but space is limited, so reservations are suggested. Call 652-5436, or visit