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Heart attack program set for May 23

April 27, 2013

BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. —

War Memorial Hospital and Valley Health Heart & Vascular Services will offer the Heart Attack Risk Program from 8 to 11 a.m. Thursday, May 23, in Education Room A at War Memorial Hospital located at 1 Healthy Way in Berkeley Springs.   

Test results from a finger stick blood draw will provide participants with information on their total cholesterol, HDL cholesterol, LDL cholesterol, total cholesterol/HDL ratio, triglycerides, blood sugar, blood pressure and body weight/body mass index.  

The screening process, which is conducted by appointment only, will take about 15 to 20 minutes.

Participants must fast for 12 hours before their appointment time. 

A $20 fee applies to the screening. The fee is waived for anyone who has had coronary bypass surgery at Winchester Medical Center.

For more information on the Risk Program or to schedule an appointment, call Paul Cooper at 304-258-6577.

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