What would you do if your loved one was experiencing a stroke? Do you know the warning signs of a potential brain attack? Every minutes counts! Join Mary Rucker, program manager of the NIH Stroke Center at Suburban Hospital, as she details lifesaving strategies from the field so you can act F.A.S.T.
Learn about common problems that can affect your mobility and comfort from podiatrist Dr. David Engorn as he discusses foot and ankle conditions. He will also answer your questions about bunions, hammertoes, fungus and corns.
Atrial fibrillation is an irregular heartbeat or arrhythmia that can lead to blood clots, stroke or heart failure. Dr. Erich Wedam, director of electrophysiology at Suburban Hospital, will review the signs and symptoms of atrial fibrillation as well as non-surgical and surgical treatment options.
Whether you are having major surgery or an outpatient procedure or need to be admitted for medical care, the prospect of going to the hospital can be stressful. Alexis Edwards, MSN, RN, NE-BC, director of pretesting at Suburban Hospital, will answer your questions and review the "surgical" checklist to help you better prepare for your upcoming hospital visit.
There are lifestyle habits we can adopt to help maintain or even potentially improve our health at every age. These habits may also help to keep our brains healthy as we age and possibly delay the onset of cognitive decline. Brought to you by the Alzheimer's Association, this workshop covers four areas that are associated with healthy aging: cognitive activity, exercise, nutrition and social engagement.