‘Pawn Stars’ Rick Harrison heads to Chicago for medical conference

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Sun-Times Columnist

Without question, “Pawn Stars” star Rick Harrison is one busy man. Along with being a key player on the popular History Channel reality series, running the real-life business in Las Vegas the show is built around, the TV personality is also involved with a number of medical causes.

Recently, Harrison was in town for an event with the Epilepsy Foundation, and he’s back in Chicago on Monday to address the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions. That event is tied to his endorsement deal with the Amarin Pharma drug company, which makes Vascepa, a drug designed to lower high triglycerides — and the medication Harrison both takes and promotes.

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