On Saturday, July 18, Huntington Memorial Hospital hosted
Love Your Heart – a Women’s Health and Wellness Event, in partnership with the American Heart Association, to raise overall
health awareness in the Asian-Pacific Islander community. The event featured
informational booths on topics such as - heart health, women and children’s
services, cancer screening guidelines and treatment options, and nutrition.
Participants received acupressure tips, complimentary screenings on blood
pressure, breast health information and learned the skills necessary to
save a life with hands-only CPR.
Jeannie Shen, MD, medical director, breast surgery, Huntington Hospitaland Ying-Ying Goh,
MD, health officer, City of Pasadena, offered attendees presentations
focusing on important lifestyle and nutrition guidelines to help reach
overall wellness. Theresa Lin, celebrity chef, demonstrated how to make
a heart healthy meal.
Thank you to all those who attended and worked on the event.