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BRG Offers Lunch Event with Tips for Staying Heart Healthy

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Join us Wednesday, April 11 for free lunch and tips for taking care of your heart

Baton Rouge, La. – On Wednesday, April 11, Baton Rouge General will host the third in a series of four events focused on heart health education. At a Lunch and Learn event on BRG’s Bluebonnet campus, cardiologist Dr. Garland Green will give a simple breakdown of 10 tried-and-true habits to keep your heart healthy – a topic that often generates information overload.

“It’s easy to get overwhelmed with improving our health – especially if we try to tackle cholesterol, blood pressure, exercise, weight, carbs and sodium all at once,” said Dr. Green, interventional cardiologist with Cardiovascular Institute of the South. “My goal is to break down the information so patients can walk away with easy, simple steps that will still make a difference.”

The event is free, but attendees are encouraged to reserve their spot at

The last Lunch and Learn event in this series will focus on knowing the numbers specific to your heart health. The session will be held on May 24 and presented by Dr. Evens Rodney with Baton Rouge Cardiology Center.

About Baton Rouge General Medical Center
Baton Rouge General Medical Center is the area’s first community hospital with 588 licensed beds between two campuses. Baton Rouge General opened its doors in 1900, and has provided the Greater Baton Rouge community with high-quality healthcare for generations. An accredited teaching hospital since 1991, Baton Rouge General offers medical education programs including a School of Nursing, School of Radiologic Technology, Family Medicine Residency Program, Internal Medicine Residency Program, and Sports Medicine Fellowship Program. For more information, visit, find us on Facebook at and follow us on Twitter at @BRGeneral.