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Lifestyle Changes Can Save Your Heart

The nonprofit Foundation for Cardiovascular Health is offering a 12-week Heart Series, a comprehensive, medically-directed, 36-hour interactive program, beginning from 4 to 7 p.m., February 4 through April 22. A free presentation about the program will be offered from 1:30 to 3 p.m., January 12, at the Tucson Jewish Community Center, 3800 East River Road.

Developed by Tucsonans Charles Katzenberg, M.D., and Edna Silva, RN, the information is designed for anyone that wants to prevent, halt, stabilize and even reverse coronary artery disease. It includes instruction from physicians, nurses, counselors and individuals that have successfully implemented a heart healthy program in their lives.

Topics include Risk Factor Evaluations, including analysis of lipids; label reading, nutrition, supplements and how to make health choices when dining out; heart medication review; stress reduction techniques like t’ai chi, yoga and Heart Math; exercise instruction; and communication.

The cost is $300 or $550 per couple. For more information, call Richard Feinberg at 520-797-2281.

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