Thursday, February 2, 2017

Lecture for Heart Month: The Ins and Outs of Heart Disease

Dr. Michael Jenks, emergency medicine
Dr. Michael Jenks, M.D., an emergency medicine specialist, will present a lecture, "The Ins and Outs of Heart Disease," at 12 noon on Tuesday, February 21, in Fauquier Hospital's Sycamore Room.

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in both men and women in the United States. The term "heart disease" refers to several types of heart conditions; coronary artery disease is the most common. During this presentation, Dr. Jenks will explain the difference between these conditions and how a cardiac event can present differently in women and men. Dr. Jenks will also discuss how you can prevent heart disease.

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