Penn State Heart and Vascular Institute offers community lecture

February 02, 2006

Heart and vascular disease affects all ages. The atherosclerosis process is now more easily diagnosed and more aggressively treated, thanks to advances in heart and vascular treatments. Penn State Heart and Vascular Institute, Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, offers a community education lecture from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 9, to help identify and control the risk factors of heart and vascular disease before an acute health event occurs.

"Let's Get to the Heart (and Vascular) of the Matter: What is Atherosclerosis?" will be held in the multipurpose room at PennState Hershey Medical Center's University Fitness Center, 500 University Drive, Hershey. Featured speaker for the program is Steven M. Ettinger, associate professor of medicine, interventional program director, Penn State Heart and Vascular Institute.

Seating is limited. For more information or to register, call (717) 531-5028. The program is free to the public.

Penn State Heart and Vascular Institute enhances the delivery of quality care through the integration of all cardiac and vascular services to better meet the needs of patients. For more information, visit http://www.pennstateheartandvascular.com online.

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