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2005

September

SOUTH TRYON HEALTHY LIVING FESTIVAL

September 8, 2005
Presented by

Presbyterian Center for Preventive Cardiology, South Tryon Community Development Corporation and HeartBright Foundation

SOUTH TRYON FESTIVAL FUN FOR EVERYONE

Join in the fun for the whole family ...more


May

Local HeartBright Foundation Joins In Preventive Awareness Of High Blood Pressure and Stroke Education Month

May 18, 2005
Charlotte, NC -- Through a City of Charlotte Proclamation, Mayor Patrick McCrory declared the month of May to be "Stroke and High Blood Pressure Education Month" in Charlotte. Reinforcing the proclamation, the HeartBright Foundation, a cardiovascular...more


April

Piedmont Heart Beat and Meeting Notice

April 7, 2005
This is the first copy of Chapter #289's News Letter and due to time restrictions, the monthly meeting notice is being incorporated. We had hoped that Doctor Hicklin would be able to speak at this meeting but due to a prior commitment he will be spe...more


February

Forty New Lives
Presbyterian, HeartBright partner to bring heart-healthy lifestyle to underserved

February 25, 2005
One woman's early incidence of heart disease has the potential to change the lives of at least 40 others in Charlotte, through a heart health program she created with the Presbyterian Center for Preventive Cardiology.

Claire Blocker, Founder o...more


2004

2003

August

Cholesterol puts squeeze on women

August 15, 2003
Claire Blocker
When people meet Claire Blocker of Charlotte, N.C., they often say, "but you don't look like someone who has heart disease." Blocker is slim, she doesn't smoke, she exercises ...more


July

FDA Clears New Lab Test to Help Predict Those at Risk of Coronary Heart Disease

July 18, 2003
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today cleared for marketing a new laboratory blood test that will increase the ability of doctors to predict the risk of coronary heart disease (CHD).

The test, called PLAC, works by measuring an enzym...more


January

Charlotte Residents, Claire and Tom Blocker have formed the HeartBright Foundation to ADVOCATE for the person who is at risk for cardiovascular disease

January 28, 2003
Five years ago Tom Blocker drove his wife Claire to the hospital for a minor surgery; she was age 51. Four days after a successful procedure, she began having difficulty breathing that was not surgery-related. Initially diagnosed as reflux disease,...more




       
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