PinnacleHealth Offers Heart Healthy Community Programs in February

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heart-month-2014-051Harrisburg, PA (January 14, 2015) – PinnacleHealth will host the following community education events to celebrate National Heart Month in February. Please add to your community calendar listings when appropriate.

All programs are free unless otherwise specified. Space is limited. Register for any of these events in advance online at or by calling the PinnacleHealth oneLine (717) 231-8900 or toll free 1-877-499-3299.

EVENT: Cooking with a Cardiologist

DATE/TIME: Wednesday, February 4, 6 p.m.

LOCATION: GIANT Food Store Community Center, 3301 Trindle Rd, Camp Hill

PRESENTER:   Join Michael Bosak, MD, cardiologist, PinnacleHealth CardioVascular Institute, in the kitchen for a fun, interactive event featuring heart healthy cooking techniques, recipes and other tips.

 EVENT: Heart Healthy Grocery Shopping Tour

DATE/TIME: Wednesday, February 4, 6 p.m.

LOCATION: Giant Food Store, 4510 Marketplace Way, Enola

TOPIC: Learn how to purchase heart-healthy groceries suitable for healthy eating without feeling deprived. Comparison shop for the nutritional contents of foods and value per dollar spent. Decipher nutrition labels to understand the calorie, fat, sodium and carbohydrate content. 
REGISTER: Register by calling (717) 221-6250.

EVENT: Ask a Heart Doctor

DATE/TIME: Wednesday, 2/11, 6:30 p.m.

LOCATION: GIANT Food Store Community Center, 3301 Trindle Rd, Camp Hill

PRESENTERS: Atizaz Mansoor, MD, non-invasive cardiology; Chinmay Patel, MD, electrophysiology and Brijeshwar Maini, MD, interventional cardiology, will answer your questions about your heart health. Join us for an interactive session on heart health with three cardiologists from PinnacleHealth CardioVascular Institute, each representing a sub-specialty of cardiology or cardiac surgery.

EVENT: Keep the Beat

DATE/TIME: Thursday, February 19, 6:30 p.m.

LOCATION: GIANT Food Store Community Center, 3301 Trindle Road, Camp Hill

PRESENTER: Learn about common heart rhythm disorders and treatment options for these conditions from Michael Link, MD, FACC, cardiologist specializing in heart rhythm disorders and Mubashir Mumtaz, MD, FACS, FACC, chief of cardiothoracic surgery, both with PinnacleHealth CardioVascular Institute.

EVENT:  Powerful Hearts Support Group, Presented by PinnacleHealth Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery

TIME: 11 a.m.

LOCATION: PinnacleHealth West Shore Campus, Fredricksen Outpatient Center, Ground Level, Suite G08, 2025 Technology Parkway, Mechanicsburg

DATES/TOPIC:  Tuesday, February 24 – Intimacy & Your Heart