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January 14, 2010

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The Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute Offers Two Podcasts in February in honor of American Heart Month

Please join us for two upcoming podcast featuring Neil J. Stone, MD and Vera H. Rigolin, MD as they discuss Preventing a Heart Attack and Menopause and Your Heart. 

Preventing a Heart Attack: What You Need to Know (audio)


Airdate: Tuesday, February 9, 2010


In this podcast, Neil J. Stone, MD, will discuss the "Four Horsemen," which cause 85 percent of all heart attacks: cholesterol, blood pressure, cigarettes and diabetes. He also will highlight how lifestyle changes are important in cardiac prevention for both those who have previously suffered a heart attack and for those who have never had a heart attack.

Featured Physician

Neil J. Stone, MD is a cardiologist on the medical staff at Northwestern Memorial and professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine.

Menopause and Your Heart (audio)


Airdate: Tuesday, February 23, 2010

What are the risk factors for heart disease? What changes happen to a woman during menopause that increase her risk of heart disease? In this podcast, Vera Rigolin, MD will discuss the signs and symptoms of heart disease and indicate the differences between men and women. She also will highlight what you can do to keep your heart healthy during and after menopause.

Featured Physician

Vera H. Rigolin, MD is a cardiologist on the medical staff at Northwestern Memorial and associate professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine.

 

Media Contact:

Kris Lathan, Director
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
312-926-2963
klathan@nmh.org

Last UpdateFebruary 8, 2011
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