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King's Daughters celebrates Heart Month 2016

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  • Written By: Erin Bounds
Raising awareness of heart disease, and steps you can take to reduce your risk, is the goal of Heart Month, which is celebrated across the U.S. every February.

This month, King’s Daughters is marking the month with educational programs, free screenings, an open house and even an opportunity to participate in a Wine & Design event at the Kyova Mall!

FOOD FOR THOUGHT: Atrial Fibrillation

Join cardiologist John Van Deren, M.D., at noon Wednesday, Feb. 10, at Food for Thought as he talks about atrial fibrillation, also known as AFib. AFib is the most commonly occurring heart rhythm disorder in the U.S., affecting an estimated 2.7 to 6.1 million people. Dr. Van Deren will discuss signs and symptoms, risk factors and treatment of this common problem. A heart healthy lunch will be provided. Free, but RSVPs are required to (606) 408-1721 on or before Tuesday, Feb. 9.

WINE & DESIGN … Every Heart Tells a Story

Paint a little … play a little … learn about heart disease in women, 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18. Wine & Design of Huntington will be teaching us how to paint while we enjoy hors d’oeuvres, sample wine and learn about women and heart health. Cardiologist Jennifer Listerman, M.D., and nurse practitioner Suzanne Gilmore will be on hand. The $25 fee includes paint, canvas, instruction, and all refreshments. Kyova Mall Community Room. RSVPs on or before Wednesday, Feb. 17 to (606) 408-1721.


1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 28: Join us for free Healthy Heart screenings, tours of the cardiac cath labs, refreshments, speakers and door prizes. Meet our team and learn more about what you can do to keep your heart healthy. King’s Daughters Heart & Vascular Center, Ashland. No RSVP needed. Free.


Our Community Relations team is providing free Healthy Heart with EKG screenings throughout the area. Unless otherwise noted, all screenings begin at 10 a.m.

  • THURSDAY, FEB. 4 - King’s Daughters FCC, Olive Hill
  • MONDAY, FEB. 8 - 900 Central Ave., Ashland
  • THURSDAY, FEB. 11 - King’s Daughters Prestonsburg
  • 11 A.M. - 6 P.M. FRIDAY, FEB. 12 - Ashland Town Center (no EKG)
  • MONDAY, FEB. 15 - Jackson Ohio YMCA
  • THURSDAY, FEB. 25 - Elliott Senior Center, Sandy Hook