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The Hospitals of ommunity Healthcare Community Healthcar System® OMING UPCOMING PROGRAMS COMHS.org/CHSevents The WATCHMAN™ Alternative: Moving Beyond Blood Thinners Tuesday, February 4; 6-7:30 pm Community Stroke and Rehabilitation Center 10215 Broadway, Crown Point Join members of St. Mary Medical Center’s Advanced Heart & Vascular Institute team: Cardiologists Keith Atassi, MD, Anas Safadi, MD, and Kais Yehyawi, MD, and Electrophysiologist Samer Ajam, MD, as they discuss the WATCHMAN procedure for patients with atrial fibrillation (AFib). Patients with AFib are at an increased risk of stroke. The WATCHMAN device can be implanted in the heart to seal off the small appendage that increases the risk of clotting and stroke. This procedure can eliminate the need for blood thinners for many patients and help AFib patients return to their regular lifestyle and activities. This program is free but registration is required. High Resolution: New Year, New You! Thursday, February 6; 6:30-7:30 pm St. Mary Medical Center 1500 S. Lake Park Ave., West Auditorium, Hobart Join Bariatric Specialist Michael Simpson, MD, for some helpful tips on how to turn that once-a-year promise to yourself into everyday habits that last. Find out about strategies for healthy eating and tips for approaching any diet and fitness routine with the right mindset for success. Also learn about medical options for those who need a little assistance in maintaining their resolution and achieving their health goals. Hearts of Hope Thursday, February 13; 5-6 pm St. Mary Medical Center 1500 S. Lake Park Ave., West Auditorium, Hobart For 15 years, St. Mary Medical Center in Hobart, has led the effort to save lives by supporting advancements in Cardiovascular Research. Each light on the Hearts of Hope tree shines in honor or in memory of those who fill our hearts with love and joy. Honor someone close to your heart today and help us celebrate 15 years of bringing hope to heart patients through clinical studies and trials. Call 219-947-6041 or click on comhs.org/donate/cardiovascular-research to download a form. Weight Loss Surgery…Is it Right for Me? In this seminar, you will learn about Northwest Indiana’s most comprehensive program for surgical and non-surgical weight loss from our leading team of healthcare professionals. Call 219-703-2019 or COMHS.org/overit to register. Programs are FREE! Registration is required. Call 219-836-3477 or 866-836-3477. COMMUNITY HOSPITAL • MUNSTER ST. CATHERINE HOSPITAL • EAST CHICAGO ST. MARY MEDICAL CENTER • HOBART COMMUNITY STROKE & REHABILITATION CENTER • CROWN POINT

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