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Free Mini Heart Screenings Offered at Centers for Family Health in Oxnard on Sept. 22

Oxnard, California, 07/27/2012

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 HeartAware screenings at its Centers for Family Health on Saturday, September 22 from 8:00 a.m.-12 noon 3641 W. 5th St., Oxnard, CA.

The Mini HeartAware screening is designed to determine your risk factors for developing heart disease which can lead to a heart attack or stroke. Once a HeartAware 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 HeartAware screening includes: Total cholesterol & glucose, for non fasting and for fasting with appointments: total cholesterol, triglycerides, HDL, LDL and glucose, bilateral blood pressure, 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 are limited. Please call 805/667-2818 or go to www.cmhshealth.org 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 twelve family-practice health centers entitled Centers for Family Health.  The health system is located in Ventura County, California.

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