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The Temple Heart & Vascular Institute Celebrates National Heart Failure Awareness Week

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Temple Lung CenterDid You Know That 1 in 5 Americans Will Develop Heart Failure?

Heart failure is a progressive condition in which the heart muscle weakens and gradually loses its ability to pump enough blood to supply the body’s needs. It’s frighteningly common, affecting over 5 million Americans, but often under recognized.

February 14-20 is National Heart Failure Awareness Week. Join the Temple Heart & Vascular Institute for a series of educational sessions and activities to learn more about this serious condition and how to manage the symptoms.

Monday, February 8th

Educational Sessions & Cooking Demonstration

8:30 am – 1:30 pm
Basement Rock Pavilion
Classrooms C & D

Breakfast and lunch will be served. Bring your questions.
Give-a-ways and Raffle prizes.

Thursday, February 11th, 2016

Heart Failure Support Group

1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Basement Rock Pavilion
Classroom C & D

Refreshments will be served. Raffle prizes.

Friday, February 12th, 2016

Heart Healthy Physical Activity & Fitness

9:30 am – 11:30 am
Erny Auditorium

Refreshments will be served. Raffle prizes.

Registration is required for all events. Call Lisa Lomax 215-707-9259 or email lisa.lomax@tuhs.temple.edu to RSVP.

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