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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

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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 to raise funds for the St. Vincent’s Regina L. Cozza Women at Heart program. The St. Vincent’s Medical Center Foundation’s fourth annual ‘Hearts Full […] [Read More]
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Live Well workshop at Bridgeport library

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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 caregivers with ongoing health issues such as diabetes, arthritis, asthma, high blood pressure, heart or lung disease, pain, depression, and anxiety. […] [Read More]
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Go Red for Women Luncheon in Stamford

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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, May 7 at the Stamford Marriott. Tickets for the Luncheon portion of the event are on sale now online at http://westfairgoredluncheon.heart.org or by emailing […] [Read More]
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Stamford Hospital presents program on heart health

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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,” from 2 to 3 p.m. Tuesday, April 14 at Tully Health Center Auditorium, 32 Strawberry Hill Court, Stamford. To register, please call 1-877-233-WELL. [Read More]
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Griffin Hospital hosts chronic disease workshop

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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 Workshops provide health information and strategies to help those with chronic conditions like diabetes, depression, heart disease, arthritis, and pain and anxiety increase their energy and take […] [Read More]
Exterior, St. Vincent's Medical Center in Bridgeport, Conn. Dec. 4, 2014.

St. Vincent’s presents heart disease lectures

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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 Center for Cancer Care adjacent St. Vincent’s Medical Center, 2800 Main St., Bridgeport. These presentations are free and open to the general public. […] [Read More]
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

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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 study examined the experiences of women ranging in age from 30 to 55 years old who were hospitalized with acute myocardial […] [Read More]
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Live Well Workshop at Bridgeport library

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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 health issues. Live Well is for adults and caregivers with ongoing health issues such as diabetes, arthritis, asthma, high blood […] [Read More]