Emory Women's Heart Center hosting event at Emory Saint Joseph's

Nov. 6, 2014

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Mary Beth Spence
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Emory Women's Heart Center is hosting the 2nd Annual Reward Your Heart Event at Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital from 6 to 9 p.m., Nov. 13. The event features an evening of relaxation and heart-healthy information for guests in the Doctors Center Building Atrium, 5671 Peachtree Dunwoody Road.

Featured exhibits include chair massages by Spa Sydell, yoga demonstrations, specialty olive oils, a wine tasting by Chateau Elan, soothing teas, dark chocolates and more.

Guest speaker Viola Vaccarino, MD, PhD, a world-renowned expert on stress and the heart will discuss "Stress and the Effects on Your Heart." Dr. Vaccarino is professor and chairman of the Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, with a joint appointment in the Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Emory University School of Medicine.

Tickets are $20 per person and $35 per couple. Register online at med.emory.edu/RewardYourHeart or call 678-843-5863 for more information.

Emory Women's Heart Center is a unique program dedicated to diagnosis, screening, treatment and prevention of heart disease in women. The Center, led by nationally renowned women's heart specialist Gina Lundberg, MD, provides comprehensive heart screenings for patients at risk for cardiovascular disease as well as a full range of treatment options for those aleady diagnosed with heart disease.

Emory Women's Heart Center offers a variety of heart healthy options for women including:

  • Heart screenings for women who could be at risk for heart disease but have not been diagnosed with heart disease.
  • Diagnostic cardiac care for women who are currently experiencing symptoms of heart disease.
  • Cardiovascular care from cardiologists who have specialized training in women and heart disease for patients who have already been diagnosed with heart disease and need options for treatment.
  • Preventive heart disease programs that help women take action to prevent heart disease.