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Contact: Sandra Sgambati
sandra.sgambati@ehmc.com
201.894.3386
        

When It Comes to Your Health—Take Heart!

Make a pledge to live a heart-healthy lifestyle in celebration of American Heart Month

Englewood, February 2, 2011 – Did you know that the way you eat, sleep and live your daily life can have a big impact on your heart? Take a proactive approach to heart health during American Heart Month this February by joining Englewood Hospital and Medical Center at any one of the heart-healthy programs listed below.  Your heart will thank you!

Community Events

February 10, 11 am ‐ 2 pm
Dr. Joy Browne Live                                                                                                                
Get to the “heart” of the issue with Dr. Joy Browne as she brings her radio show to Englewood Hospital to take questions from the live audience. A special luncheon will be served at 11am; the show begins at noon. Luncheon tickets are $16, the show is free.  Call 1‐877‐864‐3648 to register.

Support Groups

February 10, 15, 26
Weight Loss Surgery Information and Support Group
Seminars and support groups for patients who have undergone or are considering surgical weight loss options. For times, locations and to RSVP, visit Bestbariatricdocs.com or call 201‐894‐3667.

February 17, 5 – 6 pm
Quit Smart® Smoking Cessation

Smoking can increase the risk of heart disease. Join us and kick the habit for good.
Meets every other Thursday; One-time $50 registration fee
Call 201-894-3157 for more information.

February 22, 7 – 8:30 pm  
Diabetes Support Group
Meets the fourth Tuesday of every month; open to individuals and families.
This group allows participants to share their experiences, learn from others and discuss how they live with diabetes. Guest speakers are often featured.
Call 201-894-3335 for more information.              

Visiting Hearts
A support program for patients who are preparing for or have undergone cardiac surgery.            
Call 201-894-3636 for more information.

Ongoing Health and Educational Programs

The Center for Integrative Healing at Englewood Hospital
The Center offers a variety of programs that encourage well‐being through stress reduction techniques, cardiovascular fitness, and nutrition. Current schedule includes: Superbody, Superbrain fitness classes, Gentle Yoga series, Mind‐Body Stress Management group, and Aromatherapy & Guided Imagery workshops. Individual sessions for Massage (including pregnancy, and oncology massage), Holistic Nutrition Counseling, and REIKI are available. Call 201‐894‐3767 for more information.

American Heart Association approved CPR/Emergency Care Courses
Emergency care, initial, renewal, and instructor classes, including basic life support, advanced cardiac life support, and pediatric advanced life support are offered throughout the year.              
Call (201) 894-3875 for more information.

The Center for Sleep Medicine
Sleep problems including sleep apnea and daytime sleepiness can be indicators of potential heart issues. For more information about the Center for Sleep, visit englewoodhospital.com or for a referral to one of our sleep specialists, call 1-866-980-EHMC.

 

 
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.