Cardiac Rehabilitation

February is Heart Month: Tips for Improving Heart Health from RMC

Posted: Wednesday, January 30, 2019 in Cardiac Rehabilitation

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the US. Prevention includes quitting smoking, lowering cholesterol, controlling high blood pressure, maintaining a healthy weight, and exercising. About 1 in 5 adults get enough exercise to remain healthy. The simplest way to get moving and improve your heart health is to start walking. It's free, easy and can be done just about anywhere, even in place...

American Heart Health Month at RMC

Posted: Thursday, February 19, 2015 in Cardiac Rehabilitation

Its American Heart Health Month, and Regional Medical Center (RMC) employees are committed to raising awareness on heart disease, the nations no. 1 killer

RMC Encourages Community to Be Aware of Stroke Symptoms during May, National Stroke Awareness Month

Posted: Thursday, April 24, 2014 in Cardiac Rehabilitation

May is National Stroke Awareness Month. In order to help the community understand the risk factors and symptoms of stroke, a leading cause of death and serious long-term disability in the United States, Regional Medical Center is launching a community awareness initiative on the risk factors and signs of stroke.

February is American Heart Month-Why Should You Care?

Posted: Sunday, February 2, 2014 in Cardiac Rehabilitation

According to the National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute (NHLBI), heart disease is the #1 killer of both men & women. Each year, approximately 500,000 Americans die of heart disease.

February is American Heart Month: Removing Trans Fats to Prevent Heart Disease

Posted: Thursday, January 30, 2014 in Cardiac Rehabilitation

Strides are being made in the food industry with discussions of removing man-made hydrogenated oils (which make up trans fat) from all foods. This could prevent 3,000-7,000 coronary heart disease related deaths per year in the U.S.

May is National Stroke Awareness Month: Be Aware of Stroke Symptoms

Posted: Thursday, May 2, 2013 in Cardiac Rehabilitation

May is National Stroke Awareness Month. Be sure you understand the risk factors and symptoms of stroke, a leading cause of death and serious long-term disability in the United States.

RMC Heart Month Celebration Benefits American Heart Association

Posted: Thursday, February 28, 2013 in Cardiac Rehabilitation

Throughout the month of February, American Heart Month, Regional Medical Center employees were involved in various activities and events to raise money and bring awareness to heart disease and the importance of heart health.

RMC Heart Month Program Rescheduled Due to Weather

Posted: Thursday, February 28, 2013 in Cardiac Rehabilitation

RMC will host Focus On Your Heart Tuesday, March 12, from 6-7:30 PM in Veterans Education Center (RMC, Level 3).

Heart Month: Know Your Numbers

Posted: Thursday, February 14, 2013 in Cardiac Rehabilitation

Knowing the numbers from your lipid profile (total cholesterol, HDL, LDL, and triglycerides), as well as your blood pressure and blood sugar levels, can help determine your risk for heart disease.

Heart Month: Controllable Risk Factors for Heart Disease

Posted: Thursday, February 7, 2013 in Cardiac Rehabilitation

Some risk factors for heart disease cannot be controlled, but there are six important risk factors you can control.

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