LOS ANGELES, June 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Dr. Michael Richman returns to The Dennis Prager Show on KRLA 870 AM Radio this Thursday, June 14th at 11:00AM PST to explore current and emerging trends in heart health. On this special show, he and Dennis will talk about unique blood tests that go beyond traditional cholesterol testing, the pros and cons of coronary calcium scoring and emerging clinical trials specific to genetic disorders associated with disease of the veins.
Over the past four years, Dr. Richman has debunked common health myths, offered advice, talked about surgical procedures and preventative heart health measures on the Dennis Prager Show. Having performed everything from complex chest and open heart surgery to offering preventative cardiac testing, Dr. Richman knows what's best for your heart. Colleagues throughout the nation consider Dr. Richman an outstanding patient advocate; someone who fights for what's right and "goes to the mat for his patients". A frequent contributor to local and national news programs, Dr. Richman is a go-to source for health myth-busting advice.
Michael F. Richman, MD, FACS, FCCP is a cardiothoracic surgeon and lipid specialist and is medical and scientific director of The Center for Cholesterol Management and the Elite Laser Vein Centers in Beverly Hills and Los Angeles, California. Dr. Richman is a medical editor and frequent contributor to WebMD and is in demand on national and local television on topics surrounding heart health. He is internationally recognized in the lipid community and is the co-author of literature that teaches physicians how to diagnose and treat complex cholesterol cases. He offers patients and practitioners information on preventative heart health, all available on his website www.lipidcenter.com, or his facebook page, www.facebook.com/lipidcenter.
Dennis Prager is one of America's most respected radio talk show hosts and writers. He has been broadcasting on radio in Los Angeles since 1982. His popular show became nationally syndicated in 1999 and airs live, Monday through Friday, 9:00 AM to Noon (Pacific Time) from his home station, KRLA. www.dennisprager.com. If you would like to purchase podcasts of Dr. Richman's former appearances on the Dennis Prager show, visit http://stores.dennisprager.com/PROD/DRRIC.html
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