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Free Mini Screenings Offered at Centers for Family Health throughout Ventura County

Ventura California, 11/01/2010

Heart disease continues to be the number one killer of American men and women. Last year 750,000 American died from heart disease and almost half had no symptoms prior to their first event, which was death. To help you reach the goal of preventing this from happening to you, Community Memorial Health System is offering FREE HealthAware: Heart screenings at its Centers for Family Health offices monthly.

The free screenings take place at the following Centers for Family Health locations:

Sat., Dec. 11, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., 3641 W. 5th St., Oxnard, CA 93035
Sat., Jan. 29, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., 138 West Main Street, Ste. E, Ventura, CA 93001
Sat., Feb. 26, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., 120 N. Ashwood Ave., Ventura, CA 93003
Sat., Mar. 26, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., 2361 E. Vineyard Ave., Oxnard, CA 93036
Sat., Apr. 30, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., 2921 S. Saviers Rd., Oxnard, CA 93033

The Mini HealthAware: Heart screening is designed to determine your risk factors for developing heart disease which can lead to a heart attack or stroke. Once a HealthAware: Heart risk assessment is taken, each participant is given a personalized and confidential report that indicates their overall risk of developing cardiovascular disease, as well as ways to reduce it.

The mini HealthAware: Heart screening includes: Total cholesterol & glucose, for non fasting and for fasting with appointments: total cholesterol, triglycerides, HDL, LDL and glucose, bilateral blood pressure, rhythm check if needed, cardiac auscultation, weight, fat %, and BMI. As well as individualized education towards achieving optimal cardiac well being of health.

There are no advance requirements necessary, however reservations to each scheduled event are limited. Please call 805/667-2818 or go to www.cmhshealth.org/rsvp to schedule your Heart screening today.

Centers for Family Health is a member of Community Memorial Health System, a not-for-profit health system, which is comprised of Community Memorial Hospital, Ojai Valley Community Hospital, and nine family-practice health centers entitled Centers for Family Health.  The health system is located in Ventura County, California.

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