Stories tagged with: Heart Health

February 28, 2015 - 6:44pm
31 weeks 5 days ago

"Everybody Dance Now", well, that's what Genesis Hospital wants you to do every day to keep your heart healthy.

The Colony Square Mall hosted the annual 'Day Of Dance' event Saturday the event aims to educate visitors about heart health while giving them a chance to get up and get moving. Guests were able to talk to area cardiologists while being scanned for various heart related diseases. The tests were free of charge.

"Today we're celebrating Day Of Dance. This...

February 13, 2015 - 6:04pm
34 weeks 6 hours ago

February is heart health awareness month and keeping a clean smile may do more than help just your confidence.

After decades of research it has been established that an association exists between gum disease and cardiovascular disease. Which means, keeping your teeth clean could also keep your heart healthy.

Dr. Temitope Maiyegun, a Doctor of Medical Dentistry stated,"Gum disease and inflammation of the gum can be associated with inflammation of the heart too because I like...

February 23, 2013 - 7:41pm
2 years 32 weeks ago

Genesis Healthcare doctors, nurses, nutritionists and other health care professionals were there to offer free health screenings to residents. The event encouraged both men and women to take action to improve their heart health in celebration of Heart Month.

"Most people are asking us on how to control their blood pressure, their cholesterol, their diabetes and how all these things are important in controlling their heart disease," Genesis Cardiovascular Surgeon...

February 21, 2011 - 6:50pm
4 years 33 weeks ago

Looking for a fun weekend activity while learning about your overall health? The 5th annual Day of Dance event may have the answer for you.

Sponsored by the Spirit of Women program, the Day of Dance at the Colony Square Mall offers residents a chance to learn about heart health and free heart screenings while of course, having a little bit of fun.

"We provide education but then we also try to bring that fun component in so that we can show individuals that they can remain...

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