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Heart Month

February is Heart Month—one of our favorite times of the year at Catholic Medical Center! The innovative and dedicated team at the New England Heart & Vascular Institute is committed year-round to your heart health. From prevention and medical management to advanced treatments for heart conditions, you’ll find comprehensive, high-quality care from trusted providers.

In celebration of Heart Month, we are proud to share these stories and information with you to help educate and raise awareness about heart disease.
Fri, Feb 5

wear Red

The first Friday of every February is known as National Wear Red Day. Join us and encourage your family to wear red on this day to show your support and build awareness about heart disease and stroke

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No Need To Head South

For Cardiac Care

One minute, I was eating my lunch and the next minute, I thought, ‘I think I’m in AFib.’  Nashua ophthalmologist Charles Wingate, MD has performed his share of surgeries in his 46-year career. When it was his turn to need a surgeon, Dr. Wingate’s experience was made easier by having top-notch cardiac care available right here in NH.

heart-healthy walk

A simple heart-healthy change you can make is to take a daily 10-minute walk with a colleague, homeschooler or your pooch. Walking regularly can help decrease your risk for a cardiovascular event by improving cholesterol, blood pressure, obesity and mental stress.

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Stories from the heart

CMC Cardiothoracic surgeon runs interference for football coach—John Trisciani, Defensive Line Coach for the St. Anselm Hawks, becomes surgeon's biggest fan
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A remarkable journey to a healthy heart—Jackie Sibulkin made a 2,200 mile trip from the Lone Star State to the Granite State for heart care
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What COVID-19 is doing to the heart—A growing number of studies suggest many COVID-19 survivors experience some type of heart damage.
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heart-healthy tips


Move More

A good starting goal is at least 150 minutes a week, but if you don’t want to sweat the numbers, just move more! 

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Five Surprising Facts About High Blood Pressure

What you don’t know about high blood pressure could hurt you.

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Live a Heart-Healthy Lifestyle

Heart disease is largely preventable. Learn what you can do to keep your heart healthy.

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Innovative devices that are some of the most impressive, recent advances in heart care are on display with explanations of how they work. These devices can be game changers for our heart patients by helping them thrive in their daily life. The display is located on the level B walkway, that connects to our Skybridge,

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New England Heart & Vascular Institute

Your Heart Team

What makes a community hospital in New Hampshire a nationally-renowned center for pioneering heart health? A mix of compassion and commitment to excellence.