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Heart Month 2014 Events at UAB Medicine

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What:
 Lunch and learns sponsored by UAB Heart & Vascular Clinic at Acton Road. You may bring your lunch.
Speaker: Jody Gilchrist, Nurse Practioner
When: Every Wednesday in February from 12:15 pm – 12:45 pm
Feb. 5 – Smoking Cessation
Feb. 12 – High Blood Pressure
Feb. 19 – Pacemakers and Defibrillators
Feb. 26 – Stents
Where: UAB Heart & Vascular Clinic at Acton Road
2145 Bonner Way (just off I-459)
3rd Floor Conference Room
To Register: 978-4300
jodygil@uab.edu

THE RED ZONE
What:
 UAB Heart & Vascular Services celebrates National Wear Red Day at a booth with educational materials, giveaways, and Heart Walk t-shirts for sale.
When: Fri., 2/7 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Where: The Kirklin Clinic – 2nd floor near elevators

UAB RECREATION HEALTH FAIR
What: This event will include campus and community health vendors, screenings, assessments, chair massages, nutrition consultations, as well as education on available programs, services, and initiatives. UAB Heart & Vascular Services will provide educational materials, giveaways, and Heart Walk t-shirts for sale.
When: Fri. 2/21 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Where: UAB Recreation Center – 4 court gym area 1501 University Boulevard

VESTAVIA HEALTH FAIR
What:
 Over 50 vendors will come together to provide free information about staying healthy. UAB Heart Health Center at Acton Road will have a booth at the health fair. Educational information and giveaways will be provided at our booth at the event.
When: Wednesday, February 26 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Where: New Merkle House (Cahaba Heights Senior Center), 4405 Dolly Ridge Road

GREEN SCREEN HEALTH CHECKS
What:
 Weight and blood pressure screenings provided by UAB Wellness and the UAB School of Nursing. Staffed by UAB ANNC (Advanced Nursing Coordinators Community Outreach) nurses. Heart Walk t-shirts for sale.
When: Fri., 2/28 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Where: North Pavilion – 2nd floor lobby

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