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Monday Medical: Exercise can pose risks

Christine McKelvie

If you go

What: Taking Care of Me program “The Heart of an Athlete: From the Motivated Beginner to the Elite Athlete”

When: 6:30 p.m. Feb. 11

Where: Yampa Valley Medical Hospital’s conference rooms

Contact: RSVP to 970-870-1119 or http://www.yvmc.org/calendar.

Cardiologist Dr. William Baker will discuss the risks associated with exercise.

Exercise is a key to good health for most people. Yet when an individual suffers a heart attack or cardiac arrest during a basketball game, soccer match, football practice or a cross-country ski outing, the tragic news travels fast.