Free UTHSCT-sponsored seminar on the heart set for Tuesday, June 10, at Henderson Memorial Hospital in Henderson

Monday, June 2, 2008

HENDERSON – Does heart disease run in your family? How can you avoid developing heart problems as you age?

What is the No. 1 best thing you can do to keep your heart healthy?

The answers to these and many other questions will be provided at “Your Heart: An Owner’s Workshop,” a free seminar scheduled for 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 10, at Henderson Memorial Hospital, 300 Wilson St. in Henderson.

The seminar is sponsored by The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler.

James Galizia, MD, a UTHSCT cardiologist, will discuss the risk factors for heart disease and outline the most up-to-date information about the heart. He will offer tips on how to avoid developing heart disease.

Dr. Galizia is board certified in cardiology and is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology.

Free screening for blood pressure and cholesterol will be available beginning at 9:30 a.m., with the presentation starting at 10 a.m. The health education seminar is free, but seating is limited and reservations are required. Refreshments will be provided.

To register, please call (903) 877-5122.

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