Heart disease topic of meeting

CERRITOS - Dr. Randall Harada, a physician with Pioneer Medical Group, will discuss peripheral arterial disease at two separate meetings next month at the Cerritos Senior Center.A heart attack occurs when blood flow to a section of heart muscle becomes blocked. If the flow of blood isn't restored quickly, the section of heart muscle becomes damaged from lack of oxygen. Harada will share important steps on how to prevent heart disease at meetings Feb. 9 at 8 a.m. and Feb. 23 at 1 p.m. The meetings are free to anyone age 50 and older. The Cerritos Senior Center is located at 12340 South St.

********** Published: January 27, 2011 - Volume 9 - Issue 41