PHD Offers Free Advances in Medicine Health Seminars
02/20/2008

DALLAS — The following health seminars at Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas are part of Advances in Medicine, an ongoing initiative to inform local residents about the latest treatments for common health problems and to raise awareness about current medical issues.

“Is It Hot in Here, or Is It Me?”
Join Dr. Angela Angel, an OB-GYN on the medical staff at Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas, as she explains the available options for hormone replacement, including homeopathic options, herbal remedies and over-the-counter medications. The event will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 20, in Haggar Hall at Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas. To register, call 1-800-4-Presby.

Concerned about Poor Circulation in Your Legs?
Peripheral artery disease (PAD) is a condition in which the arteries in the legs become narrow from plaque build-up, restricting blood flow and causing leg pain during exercise. Join Dr. Russell Lam, a vascular surgeon on the medical staff at Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas, as he discusses PAD and minimally invasive treatment options. The event will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m., Monday, March, 10 in Haggar Hall at Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas.

About Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas
Established in 1966, PHD is the flagship hospital of Presbyterian Healthcare System, a member of the faith-based, nonprofit Texas Health Resources system. US News and World Report ranks PHD, a recognized clinical program leader, providing technologically advanced care to patients, among the nation’s best hospitals in digestive disorders, orthopedics, and neurology and neurosurgery. The 866-bed facility has approximately 4,000 employees and an active medical staff of more than 1,000 physicians. For more information about PHD, visit www.PHSCare.org.