Heart and Vascular Center of Excellence
September 2016
HEART NEWS TO KEEP YOU HEALTHY AND WELL

Free Educational Programs. Register Today.

You're in the right place to get healthy this fall with free programs. Registration is required. Light refreshments will be provided. Parking is free.

Warfarin and Vitamin K; Breakthrough Non-drug Alternative to Warfarin
Thursday, October 6, 6 - 7 pm
Learn about the relationship between vitamin K and warfarin, and a new breakthrough option that may eliminate the use of warfarin in treating atrial fibrillation.

Living with Heart Failure - A Live Web Event
Thursday, October 27, 6:30 pm
Learn from the comfort of your home. Are you living with heart failure? Or do you have a family member with it? Learn about the disease and the latest monitoring device that is reducing hospitalizations.

Your Clock Is Ticking, So Is Your Heart
Keep It That Way

Tuesday, November 1, 9:30 am
Learn about risks, nutrition, physical activity and other ways to prevent heart disease.
Register here »


Cardiac Patients Choose UMass Memorial for Lifesaving Care

Kathy Escobar works in the Heart and Vascular Center and has always had a lot of affection for both her work and her colleagues. But when Kathy's father-in-law's routine hospital visit escalated into something more serious, she experienced the dedication and professionalism of her team first-hand.
Read more of Kathy's story. »


Our Recipe of the Month: Super Simple Tomato Salad

A great recipe for tomatoes just coming off the vine
See the recipe »

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