Heart healthy: triglyceride screenings were part of the free heart health expo held at the Doubletree by Hilton Asheville-Biltmore.

Women at risk for cardiovasc­ular disease now more than ever before

Park Ridge Health wants people to know that heart health isn’t just a concern for geriatrics. “Our focus today is targeting younger women with education,” said Maya Kommimeni, MD, of the cardiology unit at Park Ridge Health. “Heart disease is becoming a larger problem with younger women due to diabetes and obesity.” In observance of […]

Photos: Asheville Track Club’s Red Dress Run-attachment0

Photos: Asheville Track Club’s Red Dress Run

Dozens of runners—both men and women—from the Asheville Track Club took to their heels Tuesday wearing stylish red dresses in support of women’s health, particularly cardiovascular issues. The group undertook the 25-minute run at Carrier Park. Press release follows photos. MEDIA ADVISORY / PHOTO OP: MEN JOIN WOMEN IN WEARING RED DRESSES FOR ANNUAL ‘RED […]