Mercy Health - West Hospital Offers Variety of Women's Heart Health Support Groups Free of Charge

(CINCINNATI; April 27, 2016) – Mercy Health – Cincinnati, which provides advanced, quality, compassionate care in your neighborhood, announces that West Hospital is offering a wide range of free women’s heart health support groups for female patients looking to understand and manage their conditions.

Cardiovascular disease is the number one killer of women in the United States, with heart disease causing almost nine million deaths each year. Yet many women don’t know they’re at risk.

You will get the facts when you join us at Mercy Health — West Hospital to learn about heart disease and your risk factors. During support group meetings, you will:
• Share stories of life after a heart attack or open heart surgery
• Learn how to change your lifestyle to reduce your risk and manage your heart conditions
• Give and receive support for improving your health

The women’s heart health support group meets from 6:30-7:30 p.m. the first Thursday of the month in Classroom T004, located on the cafeteria level of the hospital, which is at 3300 Mercy Health Blvd., Cincinnati, ZIP 45211.

Details on support group speakers and topics follow below:
• May 5, West Hospital Pharmacy team, Brown Bag Event: Bring all your medications for evaluation and explanation
• June 2, West Hospital Dietary and Nutrition team, Summer Barbecue: Healthy options for a great summer

For more information please call Gina Murray, RN at 513-215-1508 or email gmurray@mercy.com.