Sacred Heart Health System News Feed Get the latest news and events information from Sacred Heart Health System in Pensacola, Florida. Mon, 27 Feb 2017 08:34:26 CST Sacred Heart to Provide Free Heart-Health Screenings in March Fri, 24 Feb 2017 15:09:00 CST During March, Sacred Heart Health System will provide free heart-health and osteoporosis screenings at several locations in Pensacola, Cantonment, Beulah and Century for the poor, elderly or uninsured. Heart-health screenings will measure blood pressure, blood sugar and total cholesterol, and can detect anemia. The screenings are helpful in diagnosing conditions that put people at high risk for heart attack, stroke, diabetes and other health problems. Osteoporosis screenings measure bone...[Read The Full Story at ] Tobacco-Cessation Classes to Begin Again in March Fri, 24 Feb 2017 16:50:48 CST Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola will offer a free, six-week tobacco-cessation program beginning March 13 and March 16 for persons who want to stop smoking or using tobacco. Quit Smoking Now (QSN) provides structured classes in a supportive, stress- free environment. Step by step, tobacco-users will learn how to replace their nicotine habit with healthy alternatives. The two-hour classes will be offered on Monday nights beginning March 13 from 6 to 8 p.m. and Thursday mornings beginnin...[Read The Full Story at ] The Subtle Heart Attack Symptoms that Women Need to Know About Fri, 17 Feb 2017 10:59:48 CST In movies, the actors portraying heart attacks often collapse to the floor, clutching their chests in agony. This dramatization on the silver screen sometimes doesn't mirror real life -- especially when it comes to women. Dr. Kerry Paape, a cardiothoracic surgeon at Sacred Heart Hospital, says women often explain away subtle heart attack symptoms. ''Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women in the United States, but women often attribute their heart attack symptoms to less life-threate...[Read The Full Story at ] Pediatric Nephrologist Joins Sacred Heart, University of Florida Health Wed, 15 Feb 2017 08:42:40 CST Pediatric nephrologist Edward Kohaut, MD has joined the medical staff of University of Florida Health and relocated his practice to the Sacred Heart Pediatric Care Center, located on the Sacred Heart Ninth Avenue campus at 1657 Trinity Dr. in Pensacola. Dr. Kohaut is the first pediatric specialist hired by UF Health as a result of the university's new affiliation with The Studer Family Children's Hospital at Sacred Heart. ''I have been a part of the medical staff of The Studer Family Ch...[Read The Full Story at ] Sacred Heart Opens Pediatric Rehabilitation Office in Pace Fri, 10 Feb 2017 07:36:16 CST Pace, Fla. -- Children in need of physical, occupational or speech therapy now have another convenient location option with Sacred Heart's new pediatric rehabilitation office at Pace Medical Park, located at 3754 Hwy 90, Suite 210. Sacred Heart's pediatric rehabilitation includes a comprehensive program of physical, occupational, speech, social skills and feeding therapies for children with an injury or developmental condition. The new office at Pace Medical Park features a spacious, kid...[Read The Full Story at ] Sacred Heart Moves toward July Completion of Facilities near Perdido and Gulf Breeze Thu, 09 Feb 2017 12:19:09 CST Sacred Heart Health System has completed 75 percent of the construction on two of its state-of-the-art outpatient medical facilities on Sorrento Road near Perdido Bay and in the Tiger Point area east of Gulf Breeze. The construction projects will be completed in July. Sacred Heart CEO Susan Davis said the new facilities are significant investments in the health of these communities. ''These facilities underscore Sacred Heart's commitment to increasing access to comprehensive, quality he...[Read The Full Story at ]