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Katie Heckman, Manager, Community Relations
Saint Joseph Berea Hosts
Go Red For Women Heart Health Luncheon
Berea, Ky. (February 5, 2016)— As part of the national effort to increase awareness of heart disease in women, Saint Joseph Berea, part of KentuckyOne Health, and the American Heart Association will host a Go Red for Women Lunch & Learn event on Tuesday, Feb. 16 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Berea College Baird Lounge.
The free event will feature Cristina Cabral-Pauig, MD, of KentuckyOne Health Cardiology Associates, who will give a presentation entitled “Let’s Talk About your Heart, Ladies!” Special guest Laurie Roelofs, First Lady of Berea College, will also be present.
Heart disease is the number one killer of women, but only one in five American women believes that heart disease is her greatest health threat. A staggering 90 percent of women have one or more risk factors for developing heart disease.
The Berea College Baird Lounge is located in the Alumni Building on the corner of Prospect and Scaffold Cane in Berea. Preregistration and free health screenings will begin at 11:30 a.m. Free screenings will include cholesterol, blood glucose, blood pressure, heart rate and oxygen saturation. Event parking will be marked with signs located at Boone Tavern.
The event is free and open to the public. Details or reservations can be obtained by calling 859.986.6535. Guests are asked to RSVP to the event by Feb. 12.
About the American Heart Association
The American Heart Association is devoted to saving people from heart disease and stroke – the two leading causes of death in the world. We team with millions of volunteers to fund innovative research, fight for stronger public health policies, and provide lifesaving tools and information to prevent and treat these diseases. The Dallas-based association is the nation’s oldest and largest voluntary organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke. To learn more or to get involved, call 1-800-AHA-USA1, visit heart.org or call any of our offices around the country. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.
About KentuckyOne Health
KentuckyOne Health, the largest and most comprehensive health system in the Commonwealth, has more than 200 locations including, hospitals, physician groups, clinics, primary care centers, specialty institutes and home health agencies in Kentucky and southern Indiana. KentuckyOne Health is dedicated to bringing wellness, healing and hope to all, including the underserved. The system is made up of the former Jewish Hospital & St. Mary’s HealthCare and Saint Joseph Health System, along with the University of Louisville Hospital and James Graham Brown Cancer Center. KentuckyOne Health is proud of and strengthened by its Catholic, Jewish and academic heritages.