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2021
February
25,
2021
| 13:15 PM America/Denver
February is American Heart Month and today Sharon Hecker, MD, FACC, cardiologist at Rocky Mountain Heart & Lung, spoke with KGEZ AM radio about life after a serious cardiac event....
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February
18,
2021
| 12:51 PM America/Denver
February is National Heart Month and today Rawa Sarji, DO, FACC, cardiologist at Rocky Mountain Heart & Lung, speaks with KGEZ AM radio about what can be done to prevent heart disease. ...
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February
06,
2021
| 13:39 PM America/Denver
Joe Krezowski, MD, cardiologist at Rocky Mountain Heart & Lung, speaks with Mike Hammer at KOFI Radio about the proper ways to maintain heart health....
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2020
September
14,
2020
| 15:44 PM America/Denver
Kalispell Regional Healthcare (KRH) has been awarded multiple achievement awards by both the American Heart Association and the American Stroke Association to acknowledge our commitment to patient care and application of lifesaving practices. "Muc...
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April
24,
2020
| 14:22 PM America/Denver
This week, Kalispell Regional Medical Center (KRMC) was recognized for their partnership with local public health agencies, emergency medical services, and communities to save more lives from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) in 2019. The CARES (...
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February
21,
2020
| 12:57 PM America/Denver
Dr. Sharon Hecker, cardiologist at Rocky Mountain Heart & Lung, talks with KGEZ AM radio about the ways that you can prevent heart disease. On Wednesday, February 26, Dr. Hecker will be hosting a Q&A session at the Summit Medical Fitness Center. Stop...
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February
14,
2020
| 15:19 PM America/Denver
This is a great time of year to review these topics. Every 5 minutes in the United States, a baby is born with a birth defect. At the top of the list of birth defects are congenital heart defects (CHDs). Demographic studies of congenital heart def...
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February
14,
2020
| 10:00 AM America/Denver
MAKES 3 SERVINGS INGREDIENTS: 4 ¾ cups of water 1 ½ cups of uncooked steel-cut oats 1 large tart apple (such as Granny Smith), peled and chopped ¼ cup pure maple syrup 1 tsp. ground cinnamon 1 tsp. vanilla extract ¼ tsp. salt ...
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January
27,
2020
| 16:08 PM America/Denver
The inpatient rehab and stroke specialty programs at The Heath Center, a department of Kalispell Regional Medical Center, received its three year accreditation through its adherence with the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (C...
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2019
August
13,
2019
| 13:52 PM America/Denver
Mayank Agrawal, MD, structural and interventional cardiologist and Kira Kitchens, FNP-C, structural heart coordinator at Rocky Mountain Heart and Lung, are interviewed by KGEZ AM radio regarding the Watchman procedure and how it can help patients who...
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June
28,
2019
| 15:44 PM America/Denver
Kalispell Regional Healthcare (KRH) has been awarded multiple achievement awards by both the American Heart Association and the American Stroke Association to acknowledge our commitment to patient care and application of lifesaving practices. The fol...
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April
29,
2019
| 11:32 AM America/Denver
Kalispell Regional Healthcare (KRH) care navigators have partnered with Montana State University (MSU) to conduct a four-part nutrition and wellness series focused on patients with diabetes and heart disease. Lesly Starling, RN, complex care navigato...
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April
05,
2019
| 12:07 PM America/Denver
Joseph Krezowski, MD, cardiologist at Rocky Mountain Heart & Lung is interviewed by KGEZ AM radio regarding heart health and how the heart changes with age....
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March
12,
2019
| 10:49 AM America/Denver
Written by Allison Meilicke, RN When Barbara Sue Brodie and her family arrived in Glacier National Park, she had no idea that their vacation would include a stay at Kalispell Regional Medical Center (KRMC). “We were on a hike in Two Medicine,” ...
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March
04,
2019
| 12:18 PM America/Denver
The doctor’s office can be a scary place for a child. The intimidating machines, the extra attention from doctors and nurses and the fear of the unknown can all be incredibly overwhelming, especially for the first time. While there is no one way to k...
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2018
October
31,
2018
| 08:00 AM America/Denver
October 31, 2018 was a big day at Rocky Mountain Heart & Lung. Providers and staff celebrated the 100th TAVR (transcatheter aortic valve replacement) procedure. This is a minimally-invasive procedure to replace the main valve of the heart. With the u...
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October
08,
2018
| 08:04 AM America/Denver
Originally published in 406 Woman Magazine, October 2018.  “But you don’t look sick,” replied my sister-in-law when I told her and my other close family members that I had breast cancer. Leanne Roberts had arrived in the British Virgin Islands....
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August
15,
2018
| 10:55 AM America/Denver
Chest wall deformities, or irregularly shaped chests, are common birth defects appearing in about one out of 300-500 children in the United States. These defects can cause shortness of breath, decreased stamina and heart/lung function issues, which c...
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July
16,
2018
| 13:07 PM America/Denver
Dr. Greg Adams did not have any history of heart trouble. He ate healthy and was an active runner. As a urologist at Urology Associates, Greg Adams, MD, was seeing patients as normal one day. In an instant, everything was definitely not normal. “I...
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May
24,
2018
| 09:00 AM America/Denver
Kalispell Regional Medical Center cardiology service line has received the American College of Cardiology’s National Cardiovascular Data Registry (NCDR®) ACTION Registry Platinum Performance Achievement Award for 2018. Kalispell Regional Medical Cent...
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April
27,
2018
| 08:00 AM America/Denver
Early in 2018 Kalispell Regional Healthcare added a new procedure to help patients who are at high risk for stroke. The Watchman procedure is the latest addition to an already comprehensive list of cardiac services offered by providers at  Rocky Moun...
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March
16,
2018
| 13:00 PM America/Denver
On March 8, Paula French, NP, and Rawa Sarji, DO, FACC, cardiologist at Rocky Mountain Heart & Lung, appeared on KGEZ’s Community Conversations to discuss the new Watchman procedure available at Kalispell Regional Medical Center....
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February
26,
2018
| 14:30 PM America/Denver
On February 8, Sharon Hecker, MD, FACC, cardiologist at Kalispell Regional Healthcare’s Rocky Mountain Heart & Lung, appeared on KGEZ's Community Conversations to discuss heart health month and how to integrate healthy choices into daily living....
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2017
November
08,
2017
| 14:53 PM America/Denver
It was a beautiful summer evening on the east side of the mountains and those who were traveling to a family gathering had no idea about the tragedy soon to occur. Suddenly there were screams from the back of a pickup truck and a young man named Dyla...
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October
31,
2017
| 14:00 PM America/Denver
By Daily Inter Lake reporter Mackenzie Reiss Muffie Thomson got cancer for Christmas. The year was 1992 and she was 38 years old. A few weeks back, she’d felt a lump. It was about the size of a Jolly Rancher and had the consistency of one too. ...
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October
24,
2017
| 16:06 PM America/Denver
When Trina Freese developed breast cancer at just 32, she was terrified but found a way to turn her trial into a triumph. Trina's story exemplifies why Halt Cancer at X is passionate about supporting both national cancer research and local resourc...
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October
17,
2017
| 13:00 PM America/Denver
By Kay Burt Beverly Day isn’t sure why she neglected getting mammograms over the years. She had a busy work schedule, for one, and a mammogram was an easy thing to put off. There were financial burdens, too, and the confusion of changing health ca...
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September
01,
2017
| 08:00 AM America/Denver
There is big news for Montana and patients at Kalispell Regional Healthcare: The first successful implantation of a dedicated ‘side branch’ heart stent was performed on August 23, 2017. This is great news for the community because it’s a unique and p...
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August
10,
2017
| 05:00 AM America/Denver
Last month Selah was brought into the ER after burning her face with hot wax. She was admitted by Dr. Falk and looked after by the pediatric surgery team and amazing pediatric nurses. Selah's burns have healed really well and she brought a beautiful ...
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August
07,
2017
| 09:00 AM America/Denver
Angelina never expected to spend her summer vacation in the hospital, but after 27 days in the PICU and pediatric ward, she is ready to run out of here. Angelina, we are so incredibly happy that you get to leave the hospital, but we are certainly goi...
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