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January 27, 2011

THOUSAND OAKS, CA) – Heart disease is the number one cause of death in the United States for men and women. Understanding how to prevent, treat and manage all aspects of heart disease is key to survival.

Celebrate Heart Month by learning more about heart disease at a free community seminar entitled "Heart Disease: Prevention, Treatments & Management", scheduled for Saturday, February 19, 2011 from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, 40 Presidential Drive, Simi Valley, CA

Featured speakers will include cardiologists: Carlos Alves, M.D., "Why is my heart racing? - Managing Atrial Fibrillation"; Fraidon Azizi, M.D., "How do I keep my heart healthy? - Prevention of Heart Disease"; Vishva Dev, M.D., “Stents, STEMI & Stuff - How STEMI & Stenting Works", Ardeshir Farshidi, M.D., "What really is heart failure? - Heart Failure Management"; Mohammad Gharavi, M.D., "How to fix a broken heart - Heart & Valve Disease Repair"; Michael Papanicolaou, M.D., "Check out your heart - Non-Invasive Ways to Diagnose Heart Disease".

Listen as these experts discuss causes and risk factors of heart disease; diet, nutritional and lifestyle interventions; early assessment and diagnostic methods including stress tests, coronary calcium scans and non-invasive angiography; treatment options including angioplasty and stents; electrophysiology and irregular heartbeats; and preventive strategies to minimize risks.

Sponsored by Los Robles Hospital & Medical Center, the leading healthcare provider in the Greater Conejo Valley, the free seminar will also include opportunities for hands-on interaction with cardiac equipment and displays. Registration is required by calling toll free 1-877-888-5746. A continental breakfast will be served.

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