Modern Heart and Vascular, a Houston-based preventive medicine practice, opened a clinic at 3117 College Park, Ste. 200, The Woodlands, on Aug. 8.

According to Katherine Conteras, marketing director for Modern Heart and Vascular, the clinic aims to diagnose cardiac or vascular illnesses as soon as possible.

"Our emphasis on early intervention helps our patients avoid unnecessary surgical procedures and any unneeded medications," Conteras said.

Modern Heart and Vascular has seven clinics around the Greater Houston region, and The Woodlands location will celebrate with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Sept. 8. 832-644-8930.