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Harlingen Medical Center Observes National Heart Month With Doc Talk Lectures

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HARLINGEN – One in every four deaths is linked to heart disease. It is the leading cause of death for both men and women.

Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) is the most common type of heart disease affecting Americans right now. More than 700,000 Americans will have a heart attack this year alone. The most important defense against this disease is education and knowing when you need to act!

Harlingen Medical Center, a leader in cardiovascular care, in observance of National Heart Month (February), will devote a month-long series of its Doc Talk Lectures to some of the most important medical topics related to your heart – starting Wednesday, February 1, 2017, at 6:00 p.m., in the Harlingen Medical Center Medical Office Building (MOB) Conference Room, located 5505 S. Expressway 77 in Harlingen.

The first Doc Talk Lecture, scheduled for Wednesday, February1st, will feature one of the most experienced cardiologists in the region, Dr. Shereef Hilmy. His lecture, titled “Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm” will define what this condition is, how you can identify it ahead of a serious medical issue, and how it can be treated.

The second Doc Talk Lecture, scheduled for Wednesday, February 8th, will feature cardiologist, Dr. Darren Ramoutar. His lecture will cover the topic “Trans Aortic Valve Replacement: What You Need to Know.”

The third Doc Talk Lecture, scheduled for Wednesday, February 15th, will feature the only, highly-experienced, electrophysiologist in Cameron County, Dr. Frank Mazzola. His lecture, titled “Abnormal Heart Rhythms” will define what this condition is, how you can identify it in advance of a serious medical issue, and the treatment options available, right here, at Harlingen Medical Center.

The last and fourth Doc Talk Lecture, scheduled for Wednesday, February 22nd, will feature Dr. David Nunez, a Harlingen dentist and Partner-In-Care to Harlingen Medical Center. His lecture will make the connection between a healthy mouth and a healthy heart.

To attend any of the scheduled Doc Talk Lectures, please RSVP at the Business Development and Marketing Department at (956) 365-1027, or at mchacon@primehealthcare.com.

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