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Cardiovascular Clinic at The Mall in Columbia

For Immediate Release
January 9, 2008
Sharon Sopp

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.