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PACE6 i8, Margaret flzer yuwant a healthy heart, but you are confused. You can follow a low-fat/low- cholesterol diet, have a normal cholesterol level and still have an unhealthy heart due to "risk factors." Being male or female over 35 or having a blood relative with a stroke or heart problem are risk factors Alcohol, smoking, high blood pressure, diabetes, stress, a poor fitness level (or being overweight) and a high-fat diet are risk fac- tors. The more risk factors, the more likely you WIU develop heart problems To keep or gain a healthy heart, be aware of risk factors and learn how to manage them. Heredity-sex-age- You cannot change these, just accept il 1982, St. Edward acquired Mercy St. Edward Mercy pital of Scott County and Pinewo Medical Center to Nursing Home in Waldron. Harb0r;' View Mercy Hospital, the psychiatric acquire Ozark hospital division of St. Edward, was built two miles from the main campus in 1984. A Fort Smith - After six months of 22-bed residential care facility called negotiations, the Ozark City Council Mercy Village was opened in 1984 voted Jan. 17 to sell Turner Memorial the converted original Waldron Hospi" Hospital to St. Edward Mercy Medical tal and is currently running 100 per'[ Center. The Fort Smith hospital has cent occupancy. [ until April 30 to finalize the purchase. With the resources of the larger Under the terms of the agreement; hospital, St. Keith said, more doctorJ ] St. Edward will acquire all the assets of can be recruited for Turner Memorial [ Turner Memorial and its debts, and employees can receive a better | Sr.Judith Marie Keith, RSM, said that benefit package. | Turner Memorial is within the St. Operating expenses will be reduced[ Edward market and that the Religious through the expanded networking[ them. Sisters of Mercy and the hospital ad- among facilities and with services pr;3 Alcohol and smoking: Do whatever it takes to rid these ministration look forward to a presence vided by St. Edward. Some of the sew [ addictions from your life. , in Ozark. Turner Memorial will con- ices through St. Edward will be food[ Call Alcoholics Anonymous 24-hour number attinue as a primary care facility. "We will preparation, laundry services, medica" [ 664-7303. For "Fresh Start" smoking cessation maintain in the community those serv- tions, some business office and accomat" [ classes call 664-3480. ices and activities that can be provided ing functions and other assistance. I High blood pressure and diabetes: Know yourwith quality, Sr. Keith said. "We are happy to extend the missi0 ! blood pressure and sugar levels, seek a doctor's Turner Memorial, a 39-bed hospital,of the Religious Sisters of Mercy to [ care and follow advice, joins the network of health care facili- another rural community and to re-[ Fitne. : Begin a group program. Call your local ties operated as satellites of St. Edward. spond to the health care needs of [ YMCA or begin to walk. Tape Cable NetworkThe first satellite was North Logancitizens with quality and personalize [ exercise programs and turn your den into a gym Mercy Hospital in Paris in 1979. In care," Sr. Keith said. :[ Weight management: Know it is a life-long process that involves lowering your caloric in- Speaker to address spouse through death, divorce or sept" [ . O]~T take and raising your activity level. However, the ralaon, will be held Mar. 2-4 at st.J e | first thing you must do is get your mind work- black Catholics Center. The weekend seeks to proVid [ ing and see yourself successfully losing weight, an atmosphere of support and accelr!] Diet: Gradually reduce your saturated fat and cholesterol intake by using soft leaving Church where persons can come together [ ' diet margarines, "lite, cheeses, egg substitutes, low-fat lunch meats and high-fiber/ to re-evaluate themselves and their live ;[ whole grain cereals and breads. , Conway - Dr. Jon Michael Spencer, and move on to the future with renege | For more information on Healthy Heart practices, call The American Heart Visiting Assistant Professor of Music and hope. Although sponsored by the di'| Association at 375-9148. Black Church Studies at Duke Univer-ocesan Family Life Office, the progr | Copyright 1990Fiz &Assodates sity, will address "The Religious Dimen- is open to persons of all faiths. ,.:!! i sions of the Blues," at Hendrix College A specially-trained team of men agog!| here on Feb. 22 at 7:30 PM,in the Mills women who are divorced or wido*' !|I Center. He will speak on hy Black leads participants through the simpl | Case Study in Washington, DC' onCathlics are leaving the Church:Feb.A weekend schedule. The program l t !il i from Friday evening until Sunday after',| 01 14 j' 'i tt" noon and consists of presentations[ 23 at 3:30 PM in the Raney Building. The lectures are sponsored by the Steel the team members followed by persO I )] SPRING PROGR S Center for the Study of Religion and private reflection time and dialogue!; | Philosophy and are free and open to small groups. The weekend is Re grea ts the public, reflective and spiritual. ' |. . e~ I For more mformauon, contact [ AprLl 20-22 June 10-16 Family Life Office, P.O. Box 7565, Littlel [ Subiaco to stage Rock, 72217, or call 6644)340 .... !:i[i The resurrection of Jesue, V eat: This LECTIO DI INA retr I I that incredible moment of is based 1 ......."Breaking out of the Tomb" on the scriD_ture themes Subiaeo - Don t Drink the Water, a [ ts a vzgory nas power of the book two-act comedy by Woody AIIen, willbe to heaZ our wounds. Your He t Seasons of . at... the first of two plays presented by the ve tczxx expxore reasons it rill lead you nto a way Performances are set for Saturday, Feb. " ..... i for our reluctance to accept o Dravln= the scriptures 17, at 7:30 PM and Sunday, Feb. 18, at the gift o reconcitiati0n trtth'the Ear 0 v0ur'Heart, 2 PM in the Centenary Hall auditorium. that Jesus offers us through . - " his death and resurrection, Director, St, Hacrlna N .ederkehr Admission is $2 for adults and $I for students. Everyone is invited. Fee: $55.00 Fee. $150.00 The next spring production, "Of Mice i'[ ~r, ,, s.=. ........ Beginning Experience , . . I '1o PZe,o =. =.= th, ,=t,,=== weekend set r I I,"l TtZo Date , .i Plen=o return (vth n noa-reguadsble regtstr=toa fee of $10.00) Little Rock-Beginning Experience, , i!i:! to: Stsc=r C=reru== CraSh=r, OSa a weekend program designed to help i! = -, =ve Ft. S=th, trk nsa8 72913 " " "" $01-783-1135 ment that accompanies the loss ofone's