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Heart Healthy Community Programs are Red Hot at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, a Barnabas Health Heart Center

01/29/2015

NBIMC Heart Month

Newark Beth Israel Medical Center will GLOW Red for Women during the month of February, a tradition in recognition of the American Heart Association's movement to save lives and raise awareness about women’s heart disease.

(NEWARK, NJ – January, 2015) Newark Beth Israel Medical Center is pleased to offer the following programs for the community.

NBIMC will GLOW Red for Women during the month of February

Heart Healthy Recipes and Healthy Eating Tips
Thursdays in February Lunchtime

Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
201 Lyons Avenue
Newark, NJ 07112
No registration required; More info: NBIMC Wellness Nutritionists 973-926-7371.

Heart Smart Healthy Eating Workshop and Blood Pressure Screening
Tuesday, February 3 6:30 p.m.
1 Mapes Avenue, Newark, NJ
Hosted by The Beth Community Health Partnership Program
Learn techniques for healthy food choices, shopping, reading food labels and safe exercise.
Registration required. Call 973-318-7666.

Free Blood Pressure Screenings and Heart Health Education for the Community
Thursday, February 5 11:30 a m -1:30 p.m.
Featuring NBIMC’s Pet Therapy Dog, Gus, and stress management techniques
Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
L Building Second Floor
(outside Cardiac Cath Lab Administrative Suite)
201 Lyons Avenue
Newark, NJ 07112
No registration required

In a Heart Beat: Lunch and Learn
Friday, February 6 11:00 a.m.
South Mountain Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center
2385 Springfield Avenue, Vauxhall, NJ
Co-sponsored by Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
Community seniors are invited to attend for heart-healthy education and lunch.
Registration required. Call 973-926-7174

Go Red for Women Group Photo
Friday, Feb. 6 10:30 a.m.
Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
Discharge Lobby
201 Lyons Avenue
Newark, NJ 07112
All are invited to wear red to raise awareness about women’s heart disease
No registration required

Diabetes and Heart Disease-Protect Your Heart
Diabetes Lunch & Learn
Wednesday, Feb. 11 12:15 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Wednesday, Feb 18 12:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.(especially for employees-Earn LiveWell points!)
Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
Diabetes Center, E4
201 Lyons Avenue
Newark, NJ 07112
Registration required. Call 973-926-3218

Free Blood Pressure Screenings and Heart Health Education for the Community
Thursday, February 12 11:30 a m -1:30 p.m.
Featuring Gus, NBIMC’s Pet Therapy Dog and stress management techniques
Hearty Heart Transplant Volunteers distribute heart healthy info & answering questions
Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
L Building Second Floor
(outside Cardiac Cath Lab Administrative Suite)
201 Lyons Avenue
Newark, NJ 07112
No registration required

Free Blood Pressure Screenings and Heart Health Education for the Community
Thursday, February 19 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Featuring information about Reiki, presented by Certified Reiki Therapist
Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
L Building Second Floor
(outside Cardiac Cath Lab Administrative Suite)
201 Lyons Avenue
Newark, NJ 07112
No registration required

Life is Better Healthy Challenge (10 week Nutrition and Healthy Lifestyle program)
Mondays 2:00 p.m. - 3 p.m.
(Ongoing registration)
Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, E4
201 Lyons Avenue
Newark, NJ 07112
Led by registered dietitians, pharmacists, nurses and exercise physiologists. Topics will include making healthy food choices, reading food labels, healthy cooking, shopping on a budget, exercising safely and managing multiple medications.
Registration required. Call 973-926-3312.

Throughout February
Visit the Barnabas Health Heart Center patient testimonial display in the Grand Court at The Mall in Short Hillsfeaturing patients from Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and Saint Barnabas Medical Center.

For questions or more information about events, contact Public Relations & Community Affairs, Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and Children’s Hospital of New Jersey,973.926.4255
For more information about our heart specialists, visit www.NewarkBeth.org and www.barnabashealth.org/heartcenters

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Contact: Patricia Mitrano
pmitrano@barnabashealth.org
973-926-7531

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