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Yakima Regional holds Healthy Heart Expo

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YAKIMA, Wash.-- Yakima Regional Medical Center hosted its Third Annual Healthy Heart Expo today.

Local organizations and businesses, like AMR and the Yakima Tennis Club, set up booths and handed out information on living healthy.

Nearly a thousand people showed up.  Organizers say it's important to educate the community on keeping their heart healthy.

"We're all guilty of the... Of the diet issues: being overweight, not exercising enough. All these things have negative impacts on the heart and it's really our interest to try and bring... Bring things that'll help you," says Yakima Regional CEO Rich Robinson.

Yakima Regional is also taking part in the CPR Blitz happening tomorrow morning at the Yakima Convention Center.