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Chattanooga State Community College hosts Heart Smart Saturday event

4 local doctors will present lectures on heart health

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The Chattanooga State Community College Heath Institute is hosting a free Heart Smart Saturday: Putting Your Heart First event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 4 in the campus's Health Science Center.

Four physicians from UT Erlanger Cardiology will present lectures throughout the event. 

Dr. Kinsman Wright will present a lecture titled "Women and Heart Disease," and Dr. Robert Huang will focus on "Coronary Heart Disease." Dr. William Blalock's lecture will focus on "Heart Disease Risk Factors and Risk Factor Modification," and finally, Dr. Christopher Klugewicz will present a lecture titled "Sudden Cardiac Death: What You Don't Know Can Hurt You."

Free cholestech and glucose screenings will be available from 8-10 a.m. for those who register in advance. A light lunch will also be served at the event.

To register for the screenings, lectures and lunch, call 423-778-LINK.

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