Scott & White hosting Heart Health Month activities in February

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Posted on January 23, 2013 at 12:31 PM

ROUND ROCK, Texas -- Scott & White Healthcare – Round Rock is hosting a month-long celebration of Heart Health Month with a variety of activities in February:

WEAR RED DAY - Friday, Feb. 1: Wear red to show your support for the awareness of heart disease.

HEART HEALTHY SUPER BOWL SNACKS - Saturday, Feb. 2 at 10 a.m. to noon, Scott & White Hospital Dining Room: How you can enjoy the big game without fumbling your diet. Sample delicious and easy-to-make snacks and treats to be the hit of any party. To register for this free program, call Kathy Lesko at 512.218.6381.

WALK WITH A DOC - Saturday, Feb. 9 at 9 a.m., San Gabriel Park, Georgetown: Join cardiologist Vijay Divakaran, MD, MPH, of Scott & White Hospital’s Cardiology Department for a morning stroll and Q&A about maintaining a healthy heart. Visit walkwithadoc.org for more information.

COMMUNITY CPR CLASSES - Saturday, Feb. 9 at 9 to 11:30 a.m. or noon to 2:30 p.m., Scott & White Hospital, Conference Room 1.782: Learn adult, child and infant CPR and what to do in the event of a heart attack, stroke or choking event. $15 per person. Call Shannon Wiseman at 512.509.9269 or e-mail swiseman@sw.org to register.

COOKING FROM THE HEART - Tuesday, Feb. 12 from 5 to 7 p.m., Scott & White Hospital dining room: Learn how to make a delicious, heart-healthy Valentine’s Day dinner for you and your sweetie. Candles are optional. To register for this free program, call Kathy Lesko at 512.218.6381.

HEALTHSPEAK SERIES: ADVANCES IN CARDIOLOGY - Thursday, Feb. 14 from 11 a.m. to noon, First United Methodist Church Round Rock, 1004 N Mays, Building 5 Community Room: From minimally invasive procedures like radial (wrist) catheterization to pumpless heart surgery, learn about the incredible advancements in cardiac care at this free program. Visit fumc-rr.org or roundrock.sw.org for more information.

MAJOR ADVANCES IN MINIMALLY INVASIVE CARDIOLOGY - Tuesday, Feb. 26 from 3:30 to 5 p.m., Sun City Ballroom, 2 Texas Drive, Georgetown: Join this free informational discussion about advances in minimally invasive diagnostic and surgical treatments in cardiology. Visit sw.org/event-search for more information.

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