Discovery Channel to Feature Portland Cardiologist Dr. Herb Semler, MD

November 22, 2016 in Health and Fitness (E)

[] Portland, Oregon - Semler HealthPerks Founder and CEO, Dr. Herb Semler, M.D. will be the focus of a Discovery Channel NewsWatch TV segment featuring his new app, Semler Heart. The Discovery Channel segment will air 7:00 - 7:30 AM ET/PT, November 28 to more than 96 million households.

Semler HealthPerks Founder and CEO, Dr. Herb Semler, M.D., M.S., F.A.C.C, F.A.H.A., developed this easy to use application to educate and motivate users to increase their physical activity. This interactive three-tiered app, records steps, reward users with points at a soon to be announced national retail chain and offers numerous tips and insightful information for the user on how to prevent heart attacks.

According to the American Heart Association over 800,000 heart attacks occur in the U.S. every year. However, 80% of heart attacks can be prevented by healthy lifestyle choices.

Dr. Herb Semler, M.D. is a respected and internationally known cardiologist and inventor and holds multiple patents for cardiology products. He has spent his entire medical career counseling thousands of patients on the importance of preventing heart disease. Dr. Semler developed the Semler Heart app.

About NewsWatch:
NewsWatch is a weekly 30-minute consumer oriented television show that airs on the Discovery Channel. NewsWatch regularly features top technology products and services, mobile applications for iOS, Android, and Windows devices, unique and beautiful travel destinations around the world, health and medical tips, and entertainment interviews on the show. NewsWatch airs on the Discovery Channel from 7:00 - 7:30 AM ET/PT. NewsWatch is located in the greater Washington, DC area and has been on air for over 25 years.

Device Requirements:
* iPhone and iPod touch
* Requires iOS 9.0 or later
* 16.9 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Semler Heart 1.0 is Free and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Health & Fitness category. For more information, please contact Jim Whittemore.

Based in Portland, Oregon, Semler HealthPerks was founded in 2014 upon decades of experience providing the highest level of cardiovascular care to patients. SHP is a preventative health care company committed to making a difference in the lives of people by providing opportunities to improve their health through day to day lifestyle choices. All Material and Software (C) Copyright 2016 Semler HealthPerks, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. Other trademarks and registered trademarks may be the property of their respective owners.


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