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Free Heart Health Talk Offered

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  • Written By: Nanette White

According to the American Heart Association, heart disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S. and is affecting both men and women at a younger age. Now more than ever, it’s important to know your personal risk factors for heart disease, what a heart healthy lifestyle looks like for you, and the warning signs that could identify the onset of a heart attack.James Parker

Dr. James Parker, a North Oaks Physician Group cardiologist and North Oaks Health System’s 2016 Physician of the Year, can help you better understand what a heart healthy lifestyle looks like at a free talk on Thursday, Feb. 9, from 6-7 p.m. The seminar is being hosted in the E. Brent Dufreche Conference Center in observance of American Heart Month. Reserve your seat by registering online or by calling North Oaks Corporate Communications at (985) 230-6647.

Dr. Parker is a fellow of both the American College of Cardiologists and the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions. He is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease and joined North Oaks Physician Group cardiology practice in 2010.

American Heart Month is observed each February to highlight the prevention and treatment of heart disease.
The E. Brent Dufreche Conference Center is located within North Oaks Diagnostic Center on the North Oaks Medical Center campus in Hammond at 15837 Paul Vega, MD, Drive.