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​UPMC McKeesport Hosts Alive & Well Presentation: ‘Give A Little Love to Your Heart’

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WHAT: UPMC McKeesport will host a heart-health discussion with free health screenings. A cardiologist will discuss how simple lifestyle changes can improve your overall heart health, as well as the signs, symptoms and latest treatments for heart disease. He’ll also discuss the new guidelines for high blood pressure and how to get your numbers down. Free parking is available and hot breakfast will be served.
Screenings include:
• Blood Pressure
• Cholesterol (includes LDL, HDL, triglycerides)*
• Blood Sugar
• Stroke Education
• Ask the Expert
*9-hour fast recommended for cholesterol screenings.
Registration is required. To register, call 412-664-2306, or visit
WHY: To celebrate American Heart Month, experts will share advice to keep the heart healthy.
WHO: Matthew E. Harinstein, M.D., cardiologist, UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute at UPMC McKeesport
WHEN: 9 to 11 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 7
• 9 a.m., breakfast and health screenings
• 10 a.m., presentation
WHERE: UPMC McKeesport, Kelly Conference Center, 1500 Fifth Ave, McKeesport, Pa., 15132.
Note to Media: To cover this event, pre-arrangements must be made by contacting Madison Brunner at or 412-335-6038.