Long Beach heart and stroke
Long Beach Memorial and Miller Children’s Hospital Long Beach employees kicked-off National Heart Awareness Month by celebrating National Wear Red Day on Feb. 1. Dressed in their best red attire, nearly 100 hospital employees formed a giant “human heart” to raise awareness of the No. 1 killer of American women – heart disease.
In honor of National Heart Awareness Month, the Center for Women’s Cardiac Health at Long Beach Memorial and Research hosted the Women’s Heart and Stroke Seminar to bring awareness and highlight how devastating cardiovascular diseases and strokes can be for women. Advocates for heart disease prevention, the Center for Women’s Cardiac Health and Research focuses [...]
Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women over the age of 25, in the United States, regardless of race or ethnicity. More than 8 million women are affected by this disease – a statistic that Long Beach Memorial doesn’t take lightly. The Center for Women’s Cardiac Health and Research at Long Beach Memorial [...]
By: Cindy Peters, RN, MSN, ACNP, Center for Women’s Cardiac Heath and Research and Angie West, RN, CCRN, CNRN, Neuro/Stroke Program Director, Long Beach Memorial The holiday seasons are coming to a close and it’s that time when New Year’s resolutions begin. As you prepare your resolutions to ring in 2012, Long Beach Memorial encourages [...]
Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women over the age of 25, in the United States, regardless of race or ethnicity. The disease affects about 8 million women in all and Long Beach Memorial doesn’t take that statistic lightly. With the development of the Center for Women’s Cardiac Health and Research, Long Beach [...]
Long Beach Memorial (LBM) employees have raised awareness of heart disease this month by wearing red and hosting the annual Women’s Heart & Stroke Seminar earlier this month, both events attracting hundreds of participants. While most people know heart disease is the No. 1 killer in women, that doesn’t change the alarming facts: twice as [...]