Join local cardiologist Kent Dauterman, MD, FACC, of Southern Oregon Cardiology, LLC, for, “Herbal Remedies vs. Prescription Medication: What’s Best for Your Heart,” a free lunch and learn event on March 9 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Smullin Health Education Center on the Rogue Valley Medical Center campus in Medford.
Dr. Dauterman, a leader in heart care in the Rogue Valley, will weigh the benefits and hazards of herbal remedies and prescription medications, and he will be available to give frank answers to your questions about herbal remedies, prescription medications, and your heart and vascular health.
Dr. Dauterman will help you to be a savvy consumer when considering herbal remedies. Many make claims to help treat high cholesterol, high blood pressure, heart rhythm problems and other conditions. Learn about the potential benefits and risks of herbal remedies and when it is appropriate to take them. Learn how to get the right information, how to evaluate it carefully, and when to talk to your doctor.
The event is free and the lunch is heart-healthy, but registration is required and space is limited. Please call 888-688-4920 or register online at http://www.asante.org/
The presentation is part of the popular “Heart and Sole Club” series presented by Asante Community Health Education. “Rogue Valley Medical Center is nationally-recognized for excellence in heart care,” said Sarah Walker, Asante Community Health Education. “And this heart health series is meant to help everyone in the Rogue Valley take care of their hearts.”
To learn more about the series, visit us online at Heart and Sole at http://www.rvmc.org/
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Asante Health System is a non-profit organization providing advanced medical care to over 550,000 people in Southern Oregon and Northern California. It includes Rogue Valley Medical Center in Medford and Three Rivers Community Hospital in Grants Pass.