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Format: 04/24/2014
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Free Healthy Heart Event on February 28th

Tuesday, February 12th, 2013

FACT: Each year, about 715,000 Americans have a heart attack.
FACT: In the US, almost 600,000 people die from heart disease each year, that’s 1 out of every 4 deaths.
FACT: Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women.
 

On February 28, 2013 from 4:00 – 8:00 pm, “Go Red Washington County” events will take place at Canonsburg Hospital and the Outpatient Care Center in Peters Township. Activities will include:
• free cholesterol screenings,
• free blood pressure readings,
• free foot screenings,
• healthy cooking demonstrations by Giant Eagle and The Market District,
• performances and tips by exercise professionals,
• nutrition counseling,
• chair massages or BioFreeze readings, 
• mini manicures and much, much more. 
• Primary care physicians and cardiologists will also be on hand to meet.
 

Sally Wiggin, of WTAE-TV, will be on hand at Canonsburg Hospital to share with guests her personal experiences with heart health. Sally Wiggin can be seen anchoring Channel 4 Action News at noon every weekday. She is also the co-host of "Black and Gold Primetime."

Door prizes, raffle items, and other fun activities await you at this heart healthy event. (Offerings vary by location.)

At 6:00 pm, a brief panel discussion will address the major heart health issues: nutrition, exercise, stress management, regular check-ups and “knowing your numbers.”  Demonstrations by ambulance technicians and Life Flight crews are expected.
 

The event and parking are free. 
 

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