New Philadelphia, Ohio: Heart disease is the nation's number one killer of people over the age of 45. Knowing the main risk factors for heart disease can help you take extra precautions. As part of American Heart Month, cardiologist, Amjad Iqbal, M.D.,Medical Director of Satellite Cardiovascular Imaging Program at Mercy Medical Center, will present Matters of the Heart - Reducing your Risk Factors for Heart Diseaseon Wednesday, February 24 at 6 p.m. inside the Mercy Health Center of Tuscarawas County.
In this presentation, Dr. Iqbal will inform participants on how to control heart disease risk factors through diet, exercise, and healthy lifestyle changes. The event is free but reservations are requested. Light refreshments will be servedand tours of the Cardiac Diagnostic area will be conducted. Seats may be reserved by calling the Mercy Healthcare Connection at 330-489-1333 or 1-800-223-8662.
Mercy Health Center of Tuscarawas County is conveniently located at 1031 West High Ave. in New Philadelphia, and offers a STATCARE Immediate Care Center, Work Health & Safety Services, Physical Therapy, Laboratory, Radiology and Massage Therapy. For more information about this facility and the services it provides, please call 330-365-5100.
Mercy Medical Center, a ministry of the Sisters of Charity Health System, operates a 476-bed hospital serving Stark, Carroll, Wayne, Holmes and Tuscarawas Counties and parts of Southeastern Ohio. It has 550 physicians on its Medical Staff and employs 2,500 people. Mercy operates outpatient health centers in Carrollton, Jackson Township, Lake Township, Louisville, North Canton, Plain Township and Tuscarawas County. A Catholic hospital, Mercy Medical Center upholds the mission and philosophy of the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine and continues to be responsive to the needs of the community, including the provision of care to all, regardless of their ability to pay. For more information, see www.cantonmercy.com