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Sandra Sgambati                                       Cynthia Valentino
201-894-3386                                           201-894-3486
Sandra.Sgambati@ehmc.com                    Cynthia.Valentino@ehmc.com

For Immediate Release

Women & Heart Disease: Health Experts Provide Advice at Free Lecture Series

Heart disease is the number one health threat women face today.  However, studies show that leading a healthy lifestyle can help women lower heart disease risk. 

To help educate women about the dangers of heart disease and how to live a heart healthy lifestyle, the Women’s Cardiac Health Center at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center (englewoodhospital.com) will offer free lectures every fourth Thursday of the month.  Each session begins at 6:00pm and will be held in the Berrie Conference Room at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center.  

Heart healthy snacks and refreshments will be available. The free lectures are open to the public; however, space is limited. To register, call 1-866-980-EHMC (3462).  Parking is free. Englewood Hospital is located at 350 Engle Street, Englewood, NJ.  

Thursday, July 22
“Women and Cardiovascular Disease”
Presented by Jacqueline Hollywood, MD, FACC
This program provides a general overview of cardiovascular disease in women. Learn about statistics, risks and ways to prevent heart disease.

Thursday, August 26
“Good Carb, Bad Carb: What you really need to know about healthy eating”
Presented by Shana Molef, RD
An overview of nutrition and how your diet plays a major role heart health.

Thursday, September  23
“Holistic Medicine and Your Health”                                                                                              
Presented by Julie Taw, MD
The role of stress in heart health and tips and solutions for combating everyday stress.

Thursday, October 28
“Nutritional Supplements: Help or Harm”
Presented by Diane Zanger, MD, FACC
An overview of nutritional supplements and how they can benefit your health. 

November and December
In observance of the holiday season, no lectures are scheduled at this time.

Thursday, January 27
“Hypertension and You”
Presented by Susan Clifford, MD
Often referred to as the “silent killer,” hypertension is the most common medical problem. This lecture will provide an overview of hypertension, what you need to know and how to prevent it.

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About Englewood Hospital and Medical Center
 
Englewood Hospital and Medical Center provides patients with the highest level of compassionate care through a broad range of state-of-the-art clinical programs and the most advanced treatments and diagnostic services. It is renowned for its bloodless medicine and surgery program, cardiac and vascular programs and its leadership in breast care, oncology and joint replacement services. Through its affiliation with the Mount Sinai School of Medicine and the Mount Sinai Consortium for Graduate Medical Education, this thriving, acute-care and community teaching hospital trains medical residents in a variety of disciplines, including internal medicine, critical care medicine, surgery, pediatrics, podiatry, and pathology.  Englewood Hospital is home to a Vascular Fellowship Program that has trained a generation of world-class vascular surgeons.  Additionally, many members of the medical staff at Englewood Hospital serve as faculty members at Mount Sinai. Englewood Hospital has earned numerous accreditations from the Joint Commission and other organizations and is among the six percent of hospitals nationwide honored with the prestigious Magnet nursing award, a distinction that has been earned twice by its nursing staff.