February is Heart Month: Hug Your Heart
February is Heart Month: Hug Your Heart
You may be socially distancing these days due to the pandemic, but you can always GIVE YOUR HEART A HUG by taking small steps to follow a healthy lifestyle. Heart healthy hugs, such as the ones listed below, help prevent disease and lower your risk for heart attack and stroke.
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Recent News at Forrest General
Each year thousands of people suffer from Pulmonary Embolism (PE), a potentially life-threatening condition where one or more of the arteries in the lungs is blocked by a blood clot. Forrest General is now offering advanced treatment for this condition using the Inari FlowTriever device, the first mechanical thrombectomy device awarded an FDA approval for Pulmonary Embolism. The potential benefits of this non-surgical, single-session treatment, which removes blood clots, may eliminate the need for an ICU stay and clot-busting drugs in patients suffering from PE. The Interventional Cardiologists of Forrest General’s Heart and Vascular Services are proud to be the first to perform a FlowTriever in Hattiesburg.
Forrest General Physical Therapist One of Two in Region With Special Stroke Certification
Physical Therapist Kristi Hatten, right, walks down the hall with patient Laura Broome one last time prior to Broome’s discharge from the hospital on Thursday.
“At the end of the day when I walk out of here, I know I am part of a good team. We’re part of real stories; we’re changing lives. That’s why I’m here,” Hatten said. Congratulations, Kristi!
Forrest General Provides Life-Saving
Infusion for Young Patient
Thomas to Officiate
Beauty in the Community: Making a Difference in 2022
2022 is the year of giving back! This year, the Forrest General Spirit Girls program will be hosting Beauty in the Community: Making a Difference in 2022. The Spirit Girls are inviting the community to donate gently used formal gowns, shoes, accessories, and storage bins for the 2022 Annual Prom-A-Palooza Event. Storage bins will be used to store gowns and accessories for the following year. They will be accepting donations starting February 1 through March 1. Donations can be dropped off in the Marketing and Communications office located in the Support Services Building at 125 South 28th Avenue, Hattiesburg. Stay up-to-date on Spirit Girls volunteer events and more by visiting their Facebook page @FGHSpiritGirls or follow them on Instagram at @fghspiritgirls. For questions, email Tyra Willamor, Spirit Girls and Sweeteas Coordinator, at email@example.com or call 601-288-1302.
THE SOCIAL SPOTLIGHT:
February is Heart Month!
February is Heart Month; and it’s time to give your heart a hug! Through having good exercise habits to eating heart healthy foods, you can take steps to improve your heart health. You are never too old or too young to being taking care of your heart. Taking small steps to follow a healthy lifestyle at any age can help prevent heart disease, and lower your risk for a heart attack or stroke. Click on “Learn More” to get more tips on how to improve your heart health.
Happy Valentine's Day from C.A.R.E.ing Expressions
Do you have a loved one in the hospital or a friend who had a baby? Take a few minutes to brighten their day with a gift from C.A.R.E.ing Expressions! Flowers, candy, cards and balloons make a great “Get Well Soon,” gift, or think outside of the box with candles, decorative items, or other decor and beauty items from the gift shop!
The best part is that you don’t even have to leave work or home. Shop online at giftshop.forrestgeneral.com or call 601-288-4283 to find everything you need and have it delivered anywhere in the hospital, excluding the ICU, at no extra charge!
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Hug Your Heart: Recipe Edition, Black Bean Brownies
NUTRITIONAL INFO PER SERVING
115 calories | 5.5g total fat | 15g carbohydrates | 3g fiber | 2.5g protein