AAMC announces heart-healthy events for February

| February 1, 2015 | 1 Comment

Feb Heart Health MonthAnne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC) is presenting a month of heart healthy educational events throughout February, widely known as heart awareness month.

Heart disease continues to be a leading cause of death for men and women in the United States. The2012 Anne Arundel County community health needs assessment, the most recent data available, shows that the County’s rate of mortality from heart disease is higher than state and national levels. Improving cardiovascular health and quality of life through education, prevention, detection and access to treatment is a priority for AAMC’s healthcare providers.

AAMC invites community members to learn more about heart health and prevention. Learn your heart age and risk for heart disease with AAMC’s free heart health profiler online at AAMCYoungAtHeart.org.  

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Walk from Fado Irish Pub to Market House to raise awareness for heart and vascular disease. Visit the hearthealthfoundation.org for more information or call 410-573-9483 X201.

Saturday, February 7 at 11am

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Join the AAMC heart nurses at Westfield Annapolis Mall to check your stats and learn more about your heart health. Stop by the charging station in the hallway between Nordstrom and Pottery Barn. Free. Call 443-481-5555 for more information.

Friday, Feb. 6, 7:30–9:30am

Thursday, Feb. 12, 6–8pm

Wednesday, Feb. 18, 7–9am

Saturday, Feb. 21, 11am–1pm

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Join our hosts and special guests for lively conversation and insight on keeping your heart in top-notch condition. Learn from Drs. Segal, Kilical and Weiss on how to care for your heart’s plumbing, electricity and fuel system. Register at askAAMC.org or call 443-481-4700 for more information.

Thursday, February 19, 6–8pm

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