Public Service Announcement - Free Public Talk - Straight From the Heart: Your Guide to the Latest in Cardiac Research, Care and Prevention

    VANCOUVER, Feb. 11 /CNW/ - Get your pulse racing with the latest
information in cardiac research, care and prevention. Our experts, based in
two of Canada's leading cardiac care centres, St. Paul's Hospital and VGH,
will guide you through the secrets of caring for the heart including the role
of gender, what study results reveal about angioplasty vs. medical management,
understanding risk, and new technology and surgical techniques. To
pre-register for this free event, call 604-875-4372 or email Moderated by Dr. Rhonda Low of CTV News at Five and
featuring Drs. Chris Buller, Karin Humphries, and Sam Lichtenstein. Also, diet
and exercise specialists Melodie Yong (St. Paul's Hospital Healthy Heart
Program) and Karelyn Hrushowy (VGH Cardiac Rehab Program) will be available to
answer your questions from 6 to 7 p.m.

    What:     Public talk on "Straight From the Heart: Your Guide to the
              Latest in Cardiac Research, Care and Prevention"

    When:     Tuesday March 11, 2008 at 7 p.m. (doors at 6 p.m.)

    Where:    Vancouver General Hospital
              Jim Pattison Pavilion
              899 West 12th Ave
              Cordula & Gunter Paetzold Health Education Centre (Main Level)

    For more information: Visit

    To register: Send your name and the number of people in your party to or call 604-875-4372.

    This event is part of UBC's Celebrate Research Week, and is presented by
the Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute and the Providence Health Care
Research Institute.

For further information:

For further information: Media Contacts: Justin Karasick, Providence
Health Care, Tel. (604) 806-8460, e-mail;
Lisa Carver, Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute, Tel. (604) 875-4111
x 61777, e-mail

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