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LIFESTYLE
January 14, 2011
War Memorial Hospital and Valley Health will offer the Heart Attack Risk Program from 8 to 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 17, in the education room at War Memorial Hospital.  Individuals will have their risk of heart disease assessed by participating in a simple health screening that 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.
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LIFESTYLE
October 15, 2012
War Memorial Hospital's Center for Rehab & Wellness and Valley Health Heart & Vascular Services will offer a heart attack risk screening  from 8 to 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17,  at The Center for Rehab & Wellness at 261 Berkmore Place 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...
LIFESTYLE
April 27, 2013
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...
NEWS
October 29, 1998
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - A Berkeley County Sheriff's Department officer who suffered a heart attack while searching for two drug suspects in the Hedgesville, W.Va., area Tuesday was listed in fair condition on Wednesday. Capt. Richard Steerman, who has been with the sheriff's department for 25 years, was walking through a wooded area when he suffered the attack, said Capt. Curtis Keller. A Maryland State Police helicopter, which was being used in the search, took Steerman from the scene to City Hospital in Martinsburg, Keller said.
NEWS
September 25, 2007
A 71-year-old man involved in a vehicle accident Tuesday morning died of natural causes prior to the crash, according to the Franklin County Coroner's Office. Harry E. Scott, of 234 Landis Ave., Waynesboro, Pa., was driving a Dodge Dakota pickup truck that sheered off a utility pole near 12616 Old Forge Road at 7:30 a.m., the coroner and Washington Township police said. Read more in Wednesday's Herald-Mail newspapers.
LIFESTYLE
November 11, 2011
War Memorial Hospital and Valley Health will offer the Heart Attack Risk Program from 8 to 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 17, in the education room at War Memorial Hospital, 109 War Memorial Drive, Berkeley Springs. Individuals will have their risk of heart disease assessed by participating in a simple health screening that 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.
LIFESTYLE
February 4, 2013
War Memorial Hospital and Valley Health Heart & Vascular Services will offer the Heart Attack Risk Program from 8 to 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 28, in Education Room A at War Memorial Hospital, 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...
NEWS
May 5, 2000
Study included participants from Washington County. A person who is most prone to anger is about three times more likely to have a heart attack or sudden cardiac death than someone who is less prone to anger, according to a new study published in "Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association. " Researchers analyzed data from nearly 13,000 people who were followed for up to six years as part of the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study in Washington County and three other locations: suburban Minneapolis, Minn.
LIFESTYLE
September 13, 2010
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Almost a year after studies showed the diet pill Meridia increases heart attack and stroke risk, U.S. health regulators announced they will consider pulling the Abbott Laboratories' drug off the market. Meridia has been sold since 1997, but data released in November showed patients with heart disease taking the drug had a more than 11 percent risk of cardiovascular risks compared with 10 percent of those taking a placebo. European regulators pulled the product off the market in January.
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