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Anja Wagner

St. Vincent’s in Bridgeport to sponsor lecture on heart disease

  St. Vincent’s Healthy Hearts Club and Women at Heart Program jointly present a free lecture on heart disease and treatment on June 3. The presentation will take place in the Hawley Conference
St. Vincent's Medical Center Dr. Edward Kosinki and nurse Aron Mavros showcase the latest fashions at the Hearts Full of Spring Gala.

Gala raises $75,000 for St. Vincent’s heart services

With the season’s latest fashion trends for men and women modeled by St. Vincent’s Health Services cardiologists and nurses as the entertainment, more than 250 people gathered at Mitchells of Westport

Live Well workshop at Bridgeport library

A six-week Live Well Workshop series will take place on Tuesdays, starting April 21. Sessions run from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Bridgeport Library Black Rock Branch. Live Well is for adults and

Go Red for Women Luncheon in Stamford

The American Heart Association announced that the public is invited to attend the morning Health and Wellness Exhibition, and Learning Sessions at the upcoming Go Red For Women Luncheon on Thursday,

Stamford Hospital presents program on heart health

Dr. Sandhya Dhruvakumar, Stamford Hospital’s Director of Electrophysiology, will present “Heart Rate: Record, Pace, Improve! How to monitor & treat heart arrhythmias with pacemakers and devices,”

Griffin Hospital hosts chronic disease workshop

Griffin Hospital is hosting a pair of free six-week workshops to help individuals suffering from chronic conditions take back control of their lives. Live Well Chronic Disease Self-Management
Exterior, St. Vincent's Medical Center in Bridgeport, Conn. Dec. 4, 2014.

St. Vincent’s presents heart disease lectures

St. Vincent’s Healthy Hearts will present two lectures on heart disease and treatment. Both presentations will take place in the Hawley Conference Room on level 4 of the Elizabeth M. Pfriem SWIM
Scottie Dombrawsk, a nurse at Stamford Hospital gives a health screening to Katherine Harris, First County Bank president and chief operating officer, at the "Go Red For Women" luncheon for the Westchester-Fairfield American Heart Association at the Hyatt Regency Greenwich Thursday, March 8, 2012.

Yale study: Younger women tend to ignore heart attack symptoms

Younger women may ignore or dismiss the earliest symptoms of an impending heart attack, such as pain and dizziness, and delay seeking emergency medical care, according to a new study out of Yale. The

Live Well Workshop at Bridgeport library

The Black Rock Branch of the Bridgeport Public Library will host the Live Well Workshop Series from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays, March 3 through April. Learn new techniques to take control of your chronic

Stress linked to worse heart attack recovery in women

Young and middle-aged women experience more stress than their male counterparts, which could contribute to worse recovery from acute myocardial infarction — or heart attack — according to new