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Date:6/15/2009

to Caucasian women. In addition, they are less likely to know that they have major risk factors which include diabetes, smoking, high blood pressure, physical inactivity and a family history of heart disease.

"Through conversations with the parents of the young women who will participate in the program, I learned that there are multiple students with strong family histories of heart disease," said Gulati, who is also an assistant professor of medicine at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine. "Following this experience, I hope the students will understand importance of recognizing risk factors, and how to take steps such as a healthy diet and daily exercise in order to prevent heart disease from developing. These are great lessons that they can not only implement in their own life, but also take back to their families."

For more information on the Cardiology Summer Academy, visit http://whsp.northwestern.edu/. For more information on the Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute, visit www.nmh.org/heart.

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