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Memorial Medical Center to Hold Free Seminar on Heart Health


Memorial Medical Center will host a free seminar on heart health on Wednesday, Feb. 28, in the Memorial Center for Learning and Innovation (MCLI).

The program, “Prevention and Pace: Managing Your Heart Health,” begins at 6 p.m. and will feature a panelist of physician specialists in the M.G. Nelson Family Auditorium on the MCLI's first floor.

The 90-minute program will feature Dr. Adeeb Ahmed, an interventional cardiologist with Springfield Clinic; Dr. Giselle Baquero, an interventional cardiologist with SIU Medicine; Dr. Yasmin Hamirani, a cardiologist with Springfield Clinic; Dr. Stephen Hazelrigg, a cardiothoracic surgeon with SIU Medicine; and Dr. Mohamed Labedi, an electrophysiologist with SIU Medicine.

Participants will learn about new advances in heart disease prevention, heart rhythm emergencies, heart valve disease and managing their heart health.

Sean Lynch, the morning show host of Capitol Radio Group's 100.5 WYMG and a heart attack survivor, will moderate the panel discussion.

Light refreshments will be served. To register, visit or call 217-788-3333.