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Upcoming Heart Screening Events


Wednesday, January 29th, 2014

Heart disease is the number one killer in America, but in most cases, it’s preventable. UPMC and the American Heart Association are partnering to raise awareness about the risks of heart disease and encourage those at risk to get screened.

You can get screened by:

  • Attending a free cardiovascular screening event
  • Calling 1-855-UPMC-HVI (876-2484) to schedule a comprehensive evaluation (covered by insurance in most cases)

Free Heart Screening Events

UPMC East Monroeville Mall Walkers Program

WHEN: Wednesdays from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m.

Jan. 8 – Screening: Blood Pressure – A UPMC Health Coach will be on hand to discuss menu planning and simple changes for a healthier diet and lifestyle.

Feb. 12 – Screening: Blood Pressure – Ask the Expert about ways to improve heart health through nutrition, exercise, and stress management.

WHERE: Monroeville Mall, Lower Level (Inside Food Court) 200 Mall Dr., Monroeville, PA 15146

 

National Wear Red Day: Heart Screening Event at Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC

WHEN: Friday, Feb. 7, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Screening: Blood Pressure, Body Mass Index (BMI), Cholesterol, Ask the Expert.

WHERE: Magee-Womens Hospital, Lobby Area, Auditorium, Zero Level, 300 Halket St. Pittsburgh, PA 15213

For more information, visit UPMC.com/CheckYourHeart.

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