Stories tagged with: heart

February 27, 2010 - 5:59pm
6 years 21 weeks ago

Genesis Healthcare System is hoping residents will dance their way to good heart health.

The Day of Dance brought people to the Colony Square Mall in crowds to get free screenings, speak with physicians and watch the foot-tapping dance performances. With heart disease being the leading cause of death in the united states... Hospitals across the country initiated a day of dance to get people active.

"We know that it helps improve your heart health in many ways, not only...

February 7, 2010 - 7:30pm
6 years 24 weeks ago

Many people in our area found themselves digging out from the snow storm, but shoveling the heavy snow can lead to serious heart and back problems.

Dr. Keith Brantley with Good Samaritan Hospital says heart attacks increase significantly in the winter months, particularly while people are shoveling snow. For some residents, shoveling snow can be the first exercise they receive in the winter and that can put their heart at risk.

"Patients if they get chest pain, while...

November 10, 2009 - 8:07pm
6 years 37 weeks ago

Southeastern Ohio residents will no longer have to travel to Columbus for cardiac care.

Genesis Good Samaritan Hospital recently expanded its heart care program to include new technology to help treat abnormal heartbeats and other cardiac issues using electrophysiology.

Doctor Magdui Migeed of Genesis Healthcare System says it's easy understand if you think of your body like a house.

"This is basically doing plumbing work," said Dr. Migeed. "You open up a...

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