Event focuses on women’s heart health

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) — Heart health for women was the focus of an event held on Thursday at the Covelli Centre.

The Humility of Mary Health Partners have been doing this as a public service for 11 years now. Hundreds of women were getting free screenings and information on a range of health issues.

Organizers said it’s a day where women can be the priority.

“I think sometimes women do put themselves last in terms of, they take care of their husbands, their families and everyone else, and they tend to leave themselves out,” said RN and Women’s Heart Day co-chairwoman, Mary Ann Cashier.

Cashier also said that interest in the event is growing every year, and people often return with stories of how they changed their lives since attending.

WKBN 27 First News provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. No links will be permitted. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s