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​UPMC St. Margaret Presents: Alive & Well ‘Be Strong at Heart’

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Stephanie Stanley
Manager
412-586-9762
stanleysl@upmc.edu

Madison Brunner
Communications Specialist II
412-578-9193
brunnerm@upmc.edu

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2/14/2018

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WHAT: UPMC St. Margaret presents a heart health discussion with free health screenings. A cardiologist will host a heart-to-heart talk, explaining how simple lifestyle changes can improve your overall heart health. He also will discuss the signs, symptoms and latest treatments for heart disease, including the new guidelines for high blood pressure and how to get your numbers down.
 
Screenings include:
 
• Blood Pressure
• Cholesterol (includes LDL, HDL, triglycerides)*
• Blood Sugar
• Stroke Education
• Ask the Expert
 
*9-hour fast recommended for cholesterol screenings
 
A free hot dinner will be served and parking will be validated.
 
Registration is required. To register, call 1-866-939-RSVP (7787), or visit UPMC.com/Classes.
 
WHY: To celebrate American Heart Month, experts will share advice to keep the heart healthy.
 
 
WHEN: 5 to 7 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 28
 
• 5 p.m. – Dinner and free health screenings
• 6 p.m. – Presentation
 
WHERE: UPMC St. Margaret, Conference Centers A, B and C, 815 Freeport Rd., Pittsburgh, 15215
 
Note to Media: To cover this event, pre-arrangements must be made by contacting Stephanie Stanley at StanleySL@upmc.edu or 412-586-9762.