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Strong Women’s Heart Program Hosts Unique Symposium This Week

Tuesday, September 20, 2005

The Strong Women’s Heart Program will hold the Cardiovascular Disease in Women Symposium 2005, in an effort to address the unique characteristics of women when it comes to their risk of heart disease and related conditions.

The second annual event will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 22, at the Memorial Art Gallery in Rochester.

The purpose of the symposium is to educate practicing primary care providers, internists, cardiovascular specialists, family practitioners, OB-GYN providers, nurse practitioners, physician assistant and nurses. Conference sessions will focus on identifying the different manifestations of cardiovascular disease in women, identifying cardiovascular health disparities in women of different ethnic backgrounds, and identifying innovative strategies for diagnosis of cardiovascular disease in women.

Cost for the program is $65. CME credit is available. For more information or to register, call (585) 341-7704.

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