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Prisma Health offers three free heart health webinars in February

Monday, February 15, 2021

Greenville S.C.—February is American Heart Month, and Prisma Health is offering a series of free webinars led by cardiac specialists with expertise in their fields. Participants will learn the latest on how to prevent or treat heart disease. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, heart disease remains the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States.

Heart month seminars include:

Atrial fibrillation and treatment option
Afib, a common type of irregular heartbeat, can lead to blood clots, stroke or heart failure if left untreated. Hear about the latest treatment options.
Cardiologist: Benjamin Holmes, MD
Date: Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021
Time: 1–2 p.m.

When to be concerned about cold hands and feet
Could you have a blood circulation disorder? Learn the warning signs of vascular disease, how it’s treated and how you can prevent it.
Vascular Surgeon: Hazem El-Arousy, MD
Date: Friday, Feb. 19, 2021
Time: 1–2 p.m.

Chest pain and what it could mean
Chest pain can be scary. Is it a heart attack, heartburn or something else? Find out what to do and why you shouldn’t put off seeking care, even during a pandemic.
Cardiologist: Brad Stevens, Jr., MD
Date: Friday, Feb. 26, 2021
Time: 1–2 p.m.

 

Online registration is open now for all three webinars at PrismaHealth.org/HeartMonth. A separate registration is required for each webinar.

About Prisma Health

Prisma Health is a not-for-profit health company and the largest healthcare system in South Carolina. With nearly 30,000 team members, 18 hospitals, 2,947 beds and more than 300 outpatient sites with nearly 2,000 physicians, Prisma Health serves more than 1.2 million unique patients annually in its 21-county market area that covers 50% of South Carolina. Prisma Health’s goal is to improve the health of all South Carolinians by enhancing clinical quality, the patient experience and access to affordable care, as well as conducting clinical research and training the next generation of medical professionals.

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