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Heart Health Lecture Series

NYU Langone’s Center for the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease hosts free educational events throughout the year through its Heart Health Lecture Series. Launched in 2015 under the direction of cardiologist Dennis A. Goodman, MD, this patient education initiative focuses on topics related to helping you take control of your heart health and work toward a healthier future.

For more information about our upcoming programs, please call 646-501-2190 or email

Air Travel, Cellphones & Radiation: Is There a Health Risk?

Radiation exposure can occur during medical procedures and from sources found in nature and objects used in daily life. Join diagnostic radiologist Mark Shafer, MD, as he shares information on possible health risks from radiation exposure due to cellphone and wireless device use, air travel, cigarette smoking, and medical procedures. Topics include sources of radiation and the potential impact on health; results of the research studies exploring the link between cell phones and tumors; and ways to minimize your radiation exposure.

Date: Thursday, June 20, 2019
Time: 6:00-7:00PM
Location: Science Building, 435 East 30th Street, seminar room SB 103

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