Free event will include refreshment, raffles, giveaways and healthy-heart information
MAYWOOD, Ill. -- To coincide with American Heart Month in February, the Loyola Center for Health at Homer Glen is inviting area women to share a night out with their girlfriends and with Loyola heart experts at Go Red Girls Night Out.
The free event takes place from 6:30-8 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 19 at the Orland Sportsplex, 11351 W. 159th St., Orland Park. A panel of women health experts from Loyola will provide information on the causes and prevention tips, nutrition and treatments for heart disease, which remains the No. 1 killer of women in the United States. The evening will include heart-healthy snacks, raffles and a number of giveaways. Following are the speakers and their topics for the evening:
* Cardiology nurses Molly Hewitt, RN, and Carolyn Jacobs, RN: "Health, Heart and Fitness" * Cardiology nurse Cindy Mulhall, RN: "The Heart of a Woman" * Clinical dietician Heidi Pankratz, RD, LDN: "Eat Your Heart Out" * Dr. Troy Buck, instructor, department of anesthesiology, Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine: "Pain Management Issues for Women" * Dr. Robert Dieter, assistant professor, department of cardiology, Stritch School of Medicine: "Vascular Concerns in Women"
Space is limited. Advance registration is required. To register, call (888) LUHS-888. For more information, call (708) 645-3446.