Richmond City Health District holds Special Early Bird Tdap Vaccination Clinic for rising 6th graders Thursday, June 20th
On Thursday, June 20th, the Richmond City Health District is conducting its first round of free school-required vaccinations for City of Richmond residents at the Immunization Clinic, located at 400 E. Cary Street.
The Clinic on June 20th will operate 3:00 to 6:00 p.m., and will only offer Tdap (Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis) booster shots for [...]
What: 2013 Richmond Heart Ball, “Conquering the Heart”
When: Saturday, April 27, 2013, 6 p.m. – midnight
Where: Science Museum of Virginia: 2500 West Broad Street, Richmond, VA
Who: American Heart Association Co- Chairs Dr. Michael Rao, President of
VCU and VCU Health System and Mrs. Monica Rao
The Richmond Heart Ball has raised over $9.9 million to reduce disability [...]
American Heart Association advocate Gail Alexander-Wright knows this first hand. A U.S. Navy reservist and business owner, Alexander-Wright would not appear to suffer from cardiovascular disease. But at 37 years old, she earned the dubious honor of being the youngest person in cardiac rehab when chest pains experienced after an exercise routine landed her in the hospital. The diagnosis? A blocked artery.
(StatePoint) Whether you are at-risk for developing a heart condition or you’re one of the 13 million Americans who suffer from coronary artery disease, arming yourself with the facts you need to stay healthy can help.
February is National Heart Health Month and it’s a great time to learn about coronary artery disease, its symptoms and [...]
By Mechelle Hankerson
The Farm Fresh at the intersection of 25th and Main streets looks like a normal grocery store. Paper cutouts in the shape of hot air balloons decorate the windows to advertise for medical research donations. Families, usually with young children, come in and out with enough bags to suggest they’ve only bought dinner [...]