Health First Celebrates Heart Health Month

By  //  February 3, 2013

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Is Your Heart Talking to You?
2013 Health First Holmes Regional Medical Center
Lectures in February — Heart Month
Heart disease is the #1 cause of death in the United States. But if you listen to your heart, it can be one of the easiest diseases to fight.
As Brevard’s leader in cardiac care, Health First Holmes Regional Medical Center is launching a month-long initiative to improve your odds against heart disease. Eight free lectures on critical, life-saving topics will be presented to the public during February:

Wednesday, February 6 Wednesday, February 20
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11 am to Noon
Healthy Eating for a Healthy Heart — presented by registered dietitians Tristan Soyka RD, LD, with Kelly Andrews Dietetic Intern, Heather Middleton Dietetic Intern
Ronald Levy, MD
11 am to Noon
Using Nuclear Medicine to Diagnose Heart and Other Disease Presented by Ronald Levy, MD, independent board-certified nuclear medicine physician
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Noon to 1 pm
Healthy Cooking DemoCooking demo Presented by Executive Chef Mark Whitley Samples provided – bring your appetite!
Cesar Jara, MD
Noon to 1 pm
STEMI System: The Chain of Survival at the Time of Heart Attack Presented by Cesar Jara, MD, board-certified cardiologist with Health First Medical Group
Wednesday, February 13
Wednesday, February 27
Stephen Gilbert
11 am to Noon
Life-Saving Medications After Heart Attack and Stroke — The Anti-Platelet DrugsPresented by Health First pharmacist Stephen Gilbert, PharmD, BCPS
11 am to Noon
The Basic Facts About Open Heart Surgery Presented by Gregory Simmons, MD, board-certified  cardiothoracic surgeon with Health First Medical Group
Robert Kennedy
Noon to 1 pm
Deep Vein Thrombosis
Presented by Robert Kennedy, MD, board-certified Interventional
Radiologist with Health First Medical Group
Matthew Campbell, MD
Noon to 1 pm

Aortic Valve Replacement Presented by Matthew
Campbell, MD, board-certified cardiothoracic surgeon with Health First Medical Group

View Heart Month Lecture Series Flyer: Click Here

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