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“We’re happy to provide care to any and all types of patients that want to come here, whether they’ve just moved to the area or they’ve transferred their care from another provider.”
– Jessica MacPhail, NP, EMMC Family Medicine, Husson Ave.
EMMC Family Medicine is currently accepting new patients in many of its practices.
Last June, Robert Nichols of Waterville was playing a round of golf, just like he had done hundreds of times before. But something was different this time. When he got to the fifth hole, his chest began to hurt, and he just wasn’t feeling well. Robert was having a heart attack.
Read more about the many other life-saving stories that take place every day at EMMC Heart Care.
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(Bangor, Maine) – According to the American Heart Association, heart disease kills approximately one woman in the United States every minute. In fact, heart disease is the number one cause of death among women in the country. This is a staggering statistic that can change with community education.
On the first Friday of every February, Eastern Maine Medical Center recognizes Wear Red Day, a national initiative to raise awareness of heart disease in women. To help educate patients, visitors, and staff members, the EMMC Heart Care team will distribute healthy heart information from 11 am to 1 pm Friday, February 6, in EMMC’s cafeteria. EMMC is also encouraging community members and staff to help raise awareness about heart disease this Friday by wearing red.
“The symptoms of heart disease are different for women than for men, and because of that, it can go undetected,” says Deborah Richards, RN, BS, administrator for EMMC Heart Care. “Knowing these symptoms could save the life of a loved one.”
The symptoms of women’s heart disease include:
If you display any of these symptoms, call 911 immediately.