Bethesda Heart Hospital Announces Heathy and Wise Physician Lecture Series

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Bethesda Health’s cardiology and interventional cardiology experts answer heart-related questions during new lecture series in Boyton Beach, Florida.

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2013-2014 Bethesda Healthy and Wise Physician Lecture Series

Bethesda Heart experts will share the latest advancements in heart health and answer heart-related questions.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States. About 600,000 people in the U.S. die from heart disease each year.

There are several causes of heart disease including lack of exercise, an unhealthy diet and smoking. Knowing how to manage one’s heart is key to reducing the individual risk for heart disease.

Beginning this fall, Bethesda Health’s cardiology and interventional cardiology team of experts will share the latest advancements in heart health and answer heart-related questions as part of Bethesda’s Healthy and Wise Physician Lecture Series. The lectures cover an array of cardiology-related topics including atrial fibrillation, cardiac arrhythmias and pulmonary hypertension. All lectures are approximately one hour and include a question and answer segment.

2013-2014 Bethesda Healthy and Wise Physician Lecture Series

  •     "5 Questions with an Interventional Cardiologist"

Presented by Neerav Suresh Shah, M.D.
Wednesday, October 23, 2013 - 2:00 p.m.
Bethesda Hospital West Education Classroom, 9655 W. Boynton Beach Blvd., Boynton Beach, FL 33472

  •     "Pulmonary Hypertension: What You Need To Know"

Presented by Andres F. Ruiz, M.D.
Wednesday, November 6, 2013 - 4:30 p.m.
Bethesda Hospital East Clayton Conference Center, 2815 S. Seacrest Blvd., Boynton Beach, FL 33435

  •     "What to do with my Flopping Heart? Living with Atrial Fibrillation"

Presented by Daniel S. Goldman, M.D.
Tuesday, December 3, 2013 - 2:00 p.m.
Bethesda Hospital West Education Classroom, 9655 W. Boynton Beach Blvd., Boynton Beach, FL 33472

  •     "Advances in Cardiac Arrhythmias"

Presented by Yoel R. Vivas, M.D.
Tuesday, January 14, 2014 - 2:00 p.m.
Bethesda Hospital West Education Classroom, 9655 W. Boynton Beach Blvd., Boynton Beach, FL 33472

  •     "Mending a Broken Heart and Questions for Your Cardiologist"

Presented by Lawrence M. Weinstein, M.D.
Wednesday, February 5, 2014 - 4:30 p.m.
Bethesda Hospital East Clayton Conference Center, 2815 S. Seacrest Blvd., Boynton Beach, FL 33435
The Bethesda Healthy and Wise Physician Lecture Series is free and open to the community. Refreshments will be served. To register or for more information, call (561) 731-CARE (2273) or visit online at http://www.BethesdaHeart.org.

Tips to Prevent Heart Disease:

  •     Reduce sodium intake.
  •     Exercise regularly, at least three to four times a week for thirty minutes at a time.
  •     Don’t smoke.
  •     Shed excess weight.
  •     Control stress.

A primary care physician can discuss risk for heart disease, including family history, blood pressure and cholesterol levels, a history of smoking, diabetes or low physical activity. He or she may recommend lifestyle changes, and may order additional screenings to evaluate heart health.

About Bethesda Heart Hospital

Bethesda Heart Hospital, located in Boynton Beach, Florida, is one of the leading heart hospitals in the country that combines medical excellence with advanced technology to diagnose and treat heart and vascular disease. Bethesda Heart Hospital is part of Bethesda Health, Inc., a hospital network comprised of flagship non-profit Bethesda Hospital East, a 401-bed comprehensive hospital and non-profit Bethesda Hospital West, an 80-bed, state-of-the-art hospital in Boynton Beach, Florida. Bethesda Health and its affiliates offer an array of healthcare services including the Bethesda Heart Hospital, Bethesda Orthopaedic Institute, Bethesda Center for Women & Children, Bethesda Women’s Health Center, Cornell Institute for Rehabilitation Medicine; and the Bethesda Comprehensive Cancer Center.

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