Long Beach heart and stroke
Nearly 100 hospital employees from Long Beach Memorial and Miller Children’s Hospital Long Beach celebrated National Wear Red Day by creating a “human heart” to raise awareness of heart disease in women.
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.
Paula poses confidently beside a previous photo of herself, unveiling her healthier new look.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.