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Celebrate February "American Heart Month" with the Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute!

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January 11, 2008

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Since 1963, Congress has required the president to proclaim February "American Heart Month" in recognition of the ongoing fight against cardiovascular disease in the United States.  Because cardiac and vascular disease (including stroke) remains the nation's leading cause of permanent disability and premature death, you owe it to yourself to increase your awareness of cardiovascular disease through a variety of educational events scheduled in February in conjunction with the Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute.

Friday, February 1, 2008
National Wear Red Day.  As part of the American Heart Association's Go Red for Women movement, Americans nationwide wear red to show their support and raise awareness for women's cardiovascular disease.

Tuesday, February 12, 2008, 7:00-8:00 pm
Patient Power Webcast with Richard Lee, MD.  
"Atrial Fibrillation:  Complications and Cures."
Dr Lee is a cardiothoracic surgeon and the surgical director of the Center for Atrial Fibrillation at the Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute of Northwestern Memorial Hospital and assistant professor of Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine.

Wednesday, February 20, 2008, 8:00-11:30 am
First Annual Women's Cardiovascular Symposium "Heart Health - What Smart Women Need to Know."  Please join cardiovascular experts from the Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute for a unique opportunity to learn the latest heart information, including what it takes to reduce your risk and improve heart health.

Tuesday, February 26, 2008, 7:00-7:30 pm
Patient Power Webcast with Douglas W. Losordo, MD.  
"Stem Cell Treatment for Heart Repair"  
Dr. Losordo is a cardiologist and the director, Cardiovascular Regenerative Medicine at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, director, Feinberg Cardiovascular Research Institute, and the Eileen M. Foell Professor of Heart Research of Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine.

Friday, February 29, 2008
Chicago Go Red for Women Luncheon.  Women from Chicago's corporate, medical, and social communities receive lifesaving information about cardiovascular health during this interactive event.

If you or someone you love requires the experience of the world's leading heart and vascular experts, please contact the Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute to receive exceptional patient care and the most advanced treatments available.

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Last UpdateFebruary 8, 2011
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