Heart and Soul: Cardiac Connections

Listed here are special activities for Heart and Soul  2015

Celebrate Heart Month with Methodist Healthcare

Heart disease is the No. 1 cause of death in the United States, killing millions every year. This February, we invite you to stand up and make a heart-healthy change in your life.

Join us all month long for informative, heart-pumping events around San Antonio. Listen to experienced cardiologists, participate in a free women’s health conference and take part in a Red Dress Fun Run/Walk at Methodist Stone Oak Hospital in honor of those affected by heart disease!

 

These events are FREE, but registration is required.

Please call the Methodist Healthcare HealthLine at 210-575-0355 to RSVP.


 

Red Dress 5K Fun Run & Walk

Saturday, February 7

Registration: 7 a.m.

Start: 8 a.m.

Methodist Stone Oak Hospital

1139 E. Sonterra Blvd, San Antonio, TX 78258

$20 entry fee, all proceeds go to The American Heart Association

Wear red or your favorite red dress and participate in a 5K run or walk around the campus of Methodist Stone Oak Hospital in honor of those affected by heart disease. Enjoy refreshments and visit various tables with educational material. 

Pet Friendly. 

CLICK HERE to register.

 


 

 

2015 American Heart Association Vestido Rojo

Saturday, February 28, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.

San Antonio Event Center, 8111 Meadow Leaf Drive, San Antonio, TX 78227

Heart disease is the number one cause of death for Hispanic women. Join us at the 2015 Vestido Rojo Women’s Conference to learn more about heart disease risk factors and heart-healthy cooking. Participate in free health screenings, including a body mass index assessment, blood pressure check, glucose check and complete lipid profile (which requires fasting for 12 hours prior to testing).

The free event is open to the first 1,000 women to register. Call 210-810-3094 or email Laura Bordallo at laura.bordallo@heart.org to register.

 


 

Heart Disease

Presented by Adam Denker, MD

Wednesday, February 11, Noon

Tri-Point YMCA, 3233 N. St. Mary’s St., San Antonio, TX 78212

Everyone has heard that a healthy diet and lifestyle can significantly lower your risk for cardiovascular disease. But what does this actually mean? According to the American Heart Association, heart disease is the number one killer of women and is more deadly than all forms of cancer combined. Cigarette smoking accounts for more than 440,000 annual deaths. Exercising a few minutes every day can significantly reduce your risk of heart disease. Small changes in your diet can add years to your life. Learn about these preventative measures and more from Dr. Denker.

 

 


 

Clinical Updates for Patients with Vascular Disease

Presented by: Rene Quiroz, MD

Friday, February 13, 9 a.m.

Bijou Cinema at Wonderland Mall of Americas, 

4522 Fredericksburg Rd, San Antonio, TX 78201

Modern medicine is ever changing the way vascular disease is treated. If you or any of your loved ones suffer from vascular disease, join Dr. Quiroz as he discusses new treatment options and the latest advancements in vascular disease.

 


 

Keeping Your Heart Happy - 10 Things To Keep Your Heart Smiling

Presented by: John Canales, MD

Thursday, February 19, Noon

Northeast Methodist Hospital, a campus of Methodist Hospital, Community Health Center

12412 Judson Rd, Live Oak, TX 78233

Smile! It’s good for your heart. There are a lot of easy steps you can take to improve your heart health besides just smiling, though. Join Dr. John Canales to learn 10 things you can do to keep your heart smiling!

 

 


 

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