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School of Medicine
|For Immediate Release|
January 9, 2008
Cardiovascular Clinic at The Mall in Columbia
Columbia, MD – As part of its ongoing partnership with The Mall in Columbia, Howard County General Hospital: A Member of Johns Hopkins Medicine is hosting a Cardiovascular Clinic on Saturday, Feb. 23 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the Lord and Taylor Court.
The event features a 10 a.m. presentation by local cardiologist Dr. Monica Aggarwal called ““Your Heart: What You Should Know about Risk Factors and Prevention.” In addition, a number of screenings will be offered, including:
- Blood pressure measurement
- Total cholesterol blood test
- Carotid artery screening
- Body Mass Index (BMI) measurement, including height and weight
- Pulmonary function testing
Other services and programs offered include:
- Ask a cardiologist
- Ask a neurologist
- Nutrition education
- Cardiac rehabilitation information
- Seated massage demonstration
- Acupuncture information
- Healthy Howard education
- Get Active Howard County information
For more information about the Cardiovascular Clinic, please contact Howard County General Hospital at 410-740-7601.
Howard County General Hospital: A Member of Johns Hopkins Medicine since 1998 is a 219-bed, not-for-profit, health care provider located in Columbia, Maryland. Serving the community since 1973, the hospital, with a professional staff of over 800 physicians and allied health professionals, representing more than 70 specialties and subspecialties, and a workforce of more than 1,700, has grown into a comprehensive, acute-care medical center that treats a full range of conditions from neonatal care to oncology and outpatient care to critical care.