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Friday, March 27, 2009

Get the facts on heart attacks from St. Francis cardiac expert

MOORESVILLE, Ind. – Every second counts when a life is threatened by a heart attack, the No. 1 cause of death in the United States, and stroke, the third leading cause.

There are ways to reduce the risk of heart attack and strokes such as knowing the warning signs and knowing how to respond quickly and properly. That’s why the St. Francis Heart Center is offering a special presentation 6:30 p.m., Monday, April 6, at St. Francis Hospital-Mooresville.

Michael Barron, M.D., of the Indiana Heart Physicians will explain what happens to the heart muscle during a heart attack and what long-term complications might result if treatment is delayed. He also will discuss the ways to reduce the risks of heart attack and other cardiovascular disease.

To register for this free program, call 317-782-4422, or register on-line at

St. Francis Hospital-Mooresville is located at 1201 Hadley Road.