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Free lectures scheduled on back pain, mammograms and heart health

New Britain [September 02 2010] - The Hospital of Central Connecticut’s fall 2010 Health Wisdom Lecture Series starts Sept. 22.
All lectures are in the New Britain General campus cafeteria. Lectures begin at 6:30 p.m., with light refreshments at 6:15. Lectures are free, but reservations are required. For information and to reserve a seat, call 1-888-224-4440. Upcoming lectures are:

Sept. 22 - Get your back back on track – An estimated eight out of 10 people experience back pain at some point in their lives. Ahmed Khan, M.D., chief of Neurosurgery at The Hospital of Central Connecticut, will discuss common back problems and the many treatment options.

Oct. 20 - Mammograms and more - Radiologist Alisa Siegfeld, M.D., will explain how digital mammography, breast ultrasound, MRI, minimally-invasive biopsies and other tools are helping doctors catch breast cancer and other breast disease early and pinpoint the best treatments.

Nov. 17 - Show your heart some love - Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women. Join Cardiologist Justin Lundbye, M.D., director, Division of Cardiology at The Hospital of Central Connecticut, for a heart disease Q and A, and learn some steps you can take to keep your heart healthy.

Contact: Nancy Martin, 860-224-5900, ext. 4366

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