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Local hospitals offer free services in February

Delray Medical Center and West Boca Medical Center are among the Tenet Healthcare hospitals that are offering free screenings and lectures during February, which is officially heart health month.

Among the heart health programs at Delray Medical Center:

Feb. 10 at 1 p.m.- Learn about new therapies for atrial fibrillation (irregular heartbeat) from speaker and electrophysiologist Dr. Yoel Vivas.

Feb. 17 at 1:30 p.m. (Lecture) – Dr. Steven Cohen, cardiologist, will discuss cardiac risk factors.

And at West Boca Medical Center…

Feb. 11 at 5 p.m.- Dr. Raul Perez, internist, will have a “heart to heart with your doctor,” which includes dinner and the opportunity to ask him questions about your health.

Feb. 24 from 8 to 11 a.m.- Endure free heart health screenings, including blood pressure, cholesterol glucose, triglycerides, LDL and HDL checks.

For details, locations and to see the full calendar of Tenet’s Heart Month events, click here. To register for heart screening events or take a free online heart risk assessment, call 1-844-522-7346 or visit

Lisette Hilton
Lisette Hilton
Lisette Hilton, president of Words Come Alive, has had the luxury of reporting on health, fitness and other hot topics for more than 23 years. The longtime Boca Raton resident, University of Florida graduate and fitness buff writes for local, regional and national publications and websites. Find out more on

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