Monongahela Valley Hospital To Present Innovations Series on Heart Disease

(February 25, 2016 - Carroll Township, Pa.)

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women. Nearly 610,000 people die of heart disease every year in the United States - that's one out of every four deaths.

Monongahela Valley Hospital (MVH) is expanding its popular Innovations in Medicine programming to include a three-part series on Heart Disease.

The series will kick-off on Thursday, March 3, as cardiologist R.G. Krishnan, M.D., discusses "What is Heart Disease?" The programming continues on Thursday, March 10 when cardiologist John J. Pacella, M.D. outlines "How is Heart Disease Treated?" The series concludes on Thursday, March 17 when Kenneth Furlong, RN, shares "How Do I Live With Heart Disease?"

The programs will be held at 6 p.m. in the Anthony M. Lombardi Education Conference Center at MVH's Carroll Township campus. Each session is expected to last approximately one hour. Light refreshments will be served. Parking is free.

To register, call 724-258-1333.

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