partlycloudy
Tuesday July 28th, 2015 3:49PM

Northside Hospital offering free Cardiovascular Screening in Cumming

By Staff
CUMMING - Northside Hospital's Heart and Vascular Institute is offering a free screening to determine risk for heart and blood vessel (cardiovascular) disease, or CVD. <br /> <br /> CVD remains the number one killer of Americans, according to the American Heart Association. A range of factors can raise your risk of developing CVD and having a heart attack or stroke. The more factors you have, the greater your risk. <br /> <br /> The free screening will take place:<br /> <br /> Saturday, Oct. 26, 9:00-12:00<br /> Northside Hospital-Forsyth<br /> Education Center, 3rd Floor<br /> 1200 Northside Forsyth Dr. Cumming<br /> Free parking available<br /> <br /> The Screening will be administered by health care professionals and will include a risk assessment, blood pressure reading, total cholesterol (HDL, ratio of TC/HDL) and glucose testing, body mass index (BMI) analysis, and a one-on-one consultation with a healthcare professional. A limited number of advanced services - EKG, leg vein and peripheral artery disease (PAD) screening, carotid and heart ultrasound
© Copyright 2015 AccessWDUN.com
All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without permission.
Missing Ga. bank director arrested in Brunswick
A bank director accused of losing millions of investors' dollars before vanishing last year was arrested Tuesday during a traffic stop in a city in south Georgia.
7:00PM ( 1 year ago )
S&P 500 index has its best year since 1997
The stock market closed out a record year with more all-time highs on Tuesday, giving U.S. indexes their biggest annual gains in almost two decades.
6:56PM ( 1 year ago )
Colorado readies for 'Green Wednesday' pot sales
Police were adding extra patrols around pot shops in eight Colorado towns that plan to allow recreational sales to anyone over 21 on Jan. 1.
1:52PM ( 1 year ago )
Business News
Sex offender held in Hall County for failing to register
A 47-year-old man was booked into the Hall County Jail Tuesday, being held without bond for allegedly failing to register as a sex offender, his second such arrest.
6:09PM ( 1 year ago )
Pharmacy robberies may involve same suspect
Oakwood Police Tuesday afternoon released details in a pharmacy robbery they're investigating, similar to one that happened in the Hall County Tuesday morning.
5:46PM ( 1 year ago )
Victim critical following apartment fire
A 41-year-old woman was in critical but stable condition Tuesday after being rescued from an apartment fire in Forsyth County late Monday afternoon.
3:16PM ( 1 year ago )
Local/State News
Strong home sales, limited supply lift US home prices in May
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home prices rose steadily in May, pushed higher by a healthy increase in sales this year.The Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller 20-city home price index climbed 4.9 percent in May f...
12:05PM ( 3 hours ago )
NGMC's Lifeline recognizes volunteers
Lifeline, an affiliate of Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC), recently recognized volunteers who work with the emergency response system.
By AccessWDUN staff
10:57AM ( 4 hours ago )
Correction: San Francisco-Soda Warning story
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In a story July 26 about a lawsuit against San Francisco by the American Beverage Association, The Associated Press reported erroneously where the city's health warning labels wou...
10:30AM ( 5 hours ago )
Well-known Gainesville doctor retiring
A well-known Gainesville cardiologist, Dr. Robert Ferguson, is retiring.
9:17AM ( 6 hours ago )
UPS 2Q profit beats Street as overseas business improves
ATLANTA (AP) — Overseas business helped UPS during its second quarter, as did the absence of a hefty charge recorded a year ago.The package-delivery company earned $1.23 billion, or $1.35 per share, f...
9:06AM ( 6 hours ago )