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Media Contact: Jennifer Johnson 30 January 2007
  jennifer.johnson@emory.edu    
  (404) 727-5696 ((40) 4) -727-5696   Print  | Email ]
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Emory Heart and Vascular Center Offers Preventive Screenings and Events
February Heart and Vascular Calendar Listings

Saturday, Feb. 3, 2007 - Free Blood Pressure Screenings
10 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
North Dekalb Mall, 2050 Lawrenceville Hwy., Decatur, GA, 30033
Emory University Hospital nurses will provide free blood pressure screenings.

Saturday, Feb. 10, 2007 - Heart Month Community Event Kickoff
7 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
The Emory Clinic, Building A, 1365 Clifton Rd. NE, Atlanta, GA, 30322
Physician lectures. Low cost screenings include: cardiac CT, osteoporosis, cholesterol and blood glucose. Star 94's Vikki Locke will broadcast live from 10 a.m. to noon. Games, prizes, and more will be available.

Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2007 - Cardiac Rehabilitation Open House
11 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
The Emory Clinic at 1525 Clifton Rd. NE, 5th floor, Atlanta, GA, 30322
Emory Healthcare's cardiac rehabilitation program is celebrating National Cardiac Rehabilitation Week with an open house event where participants can take a tour and meet the staff. Snacks will be provided.

Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2007 - Heart Month Community Event
10 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Bank of America / Corporate Offices, 600 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta, GA, 30308
Low cost offerings include: cholesterol and blood glucose screenings, EKGs and other tests. An Emory nutritionist will be on site.

Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2007 - Heart Month Community Event
5 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. - Screenings
7 p.m. - 7:45 p.m. - Lecture
United Methodist Church of Snellville, 2428 Main St., Snellville, GA, 30078
"Update on Heart Disease" by Jerre Lutz, MD. Low cost screenings include: cholesterol, blood glucose and osteoporosis.

Thursday, Feb. 22, 2007 - Heart Month Community Event
6 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. - Screenings
7 p.m. - 7:45 p.m. - Lecture
Emory Johns Creek Hospital, 6325 West Johns Crossing, Duluth, GA, 30097
Lecture on metabolic syndrome by Jeffrey Hershey, MD. Low cost offerings include: EKGs and other tests.

Friday, Feb. 23, 2007 - Questions and Answers with an Emory Cardiologist
11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. (Lunch is provided. RSVP required)
The Emory Clinic at 1525 Clifton Rd.NE, Atlanta, GA, 30322

Saturday, Feb. 24, 2007 - Heart Month Community Event
9 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Our Lady of the Assumption Church, 1320 Hearst Dr. NE, Atlanta, GA, 30319
Low cost offerings include: cholesterol, blood glucose and osteoporosis screenings, EKGs and other tests. Presentations by health professionals; topics include: gum disease, leg pain and nutrition.

Monday, Feb. 26, 2007 - Heart Month Community Event
6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. - Blood pressure screenings
7 p.m. - 7:45 p.m. - Lecture
Fairfield Plantation Community Center, 265 Fairfield Rd., Villa Rica, GA, 30180
"Reducing Your Risk of Cardiovascular Disease" by Martha Haack, NP. Free blood pressure screenings.

Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2007 - Heart Month Community Event
9 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. - Screenings
12:15 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. - Lecture
First Baptist Church of Decatur, 308 Clairemont Ave., Decatur, GA 30030
"How to Prevent Heart Disease" by Joseph Miller, III, MD. Low cost offerings include: EKGs and other tests.

For more information or to register for any of the Emory Heart and Vascular Center events, please call Emory Health Connection at 404-778-7777.

Media Contact: Jennifer Johnson 30 January 2007
  jrjohn9@emory.edu    
  (404) 727-5696   Print  | Email ]
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Emory Heart and Vascular Center Offers Preventive Screenings and Events
February Heart and Vascular Calendar Listings

Saturday, Feb. 3, 2007 - Free Blood Pressure Screenings
10 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
North Dekalb Mall, 2050 Lawrenceville Hwy., Decatur, GA, 30033
Emory University Hospital nurses will provide free blood pressure screenings.

Saturday, Feb. 10, 2007 - Heart Month Community Event Kickoff
7 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
The Emory Clinic, Building A, 1365 Clifton Rd. NE, Atlanta, GA, 30322
Physician lectures. Low cost screenings include: cardiac CT, osteoporosis, cholesterol and blood glucose. Star 94's Vikki Locke will broadcast live from 10 a.m. to noon. Games, prizes, and more will be available.

Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2007 - Cardiac Rehabilitation Open House
11 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
The Emory Clinic at 1525 Clifton Rd. NE, 5th floor, Atlanta, GA, 30322
Emory Healthcare's cardiac rehabilitation program is celebrating National Cardiac Rehabilitation Week with an open house event where participants can take a tour and meet the staff. Snacks will be provided.

Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2007 - Heart Month Community Event
10 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Bank of America / Corporate Offices, 600 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta, GA, 30308
Low cost offerings include: cholesterol and blood glucose screenings, EKGs and other tests. An Emory nutritionist will be on site.

Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2007 - Heart Month Community Event
5 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. - Screenings
7 p.m. - 7:45 p.m. - Lecture
United Methodist Church of Snellville, 2428 Main St., Snellville, GA, 30078
"Update on Heart Disease" by Jerre Lutz, MD. Low cost screenings include: cholesterol, blood glucose and osteoporosis.

Thursday, Feb. 22, 2007 - Heart Month Community Event
6 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. - Screenings
7 p.m. - 7:45 p.m. - Lecture
Emory Johns Creek Hospital, 6325 West Johns Crossing, Duluth, GA, 30097
Lecture on metabolic syndrome by Jeffrey Hershey, MD. Low cost offerings include: EKGs and other tests.

Friday, Feb. 23, 2007 - Questions and Answers with an Emory Cardiologist
11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. (Lunch is provided. RSVP required)
The Emory Clinic at 1525 Clifton Rd.NE, Atlanta, GA, 30322

Saturday, Feb. 24, 2007 - Heart Month Community Event
9 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Our Lady of the Assumption Church, 1320 Hearst Dr. NE, Atlanta, GA, 30319
Low cost offerings include: cholesterol, blood glucose and osteoporosis screenings, EKGs and other tests. Presentations by health professionals; topics include: gum disease, leg pain and nutrition.

Monday, Feb. 26, 2007 - Heart Month Community Event
6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. - Blood pressure screenings
7 p.m. - 7:45 p.m. - Lecture
Fairfield Plantation Community Center, 265 Fairfield Rd., Villa Rica, GA, 30180
"Reducing Your Risk of Cardiovascular Disease" by Martha Haack, NP. Free blood pressure screenings.

Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2007 - Heart Month Community Event
9 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. - Screenings
12:15 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. - Lecture
First Baptist Church of Decatur, 308 Clairemont Ave., Decatur, GA 30030
"How to Prevent Heart Disease" by Joseph Miller, III, MD. Low cost offerings include: EKGs and other tests.

For more information or to register for any of the Emory Heart and Vascular Center events, please call Emory Health Connection at 404-778-7777.



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