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Monday, April 15, 2013 - Carroll Hospital Center to host Sleep Awareness Day Celebration on May 7

CONTACT: Simone Lindsay, 410-871-6836

Westminster, Md. – (April 15, 2013) — To raise awareness of the importance and benefits of sleep, Carroll Hospital Center’s is hosting its annual Sleep Awareness Day Celebration on Wednesday, May 1 from 2:30 to 7 p.m.  The day-long event kicks off with a sleep fair in the hospital’s main lobby featuring exhibitors displaying the latest equipment to treat sleep apnea, and providing information on the condition and other health-related issues. Blood pressure screenings will also be offered to attendees.

During the evening, guests can also be educated on the importance of sleep to women, in particular, by attending a special presentation called Women & Sleep, featuring Michael Vietz, M.D., director of minimally invasive robotic and gynecologic surgery at Carroll Hospital Center.  

The event is free and registration is required for the presentation. Attendees may enter to win a Sleep Awareness Day gift basket and other great prizes. Light refreshments will be served. To register or for more information, please call 410-871-7000.

Accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM), the Sleep Disorders Center at Carroll Hospital Center offers a variety of tests for sleep-related disorders such as sleep apnea, narcolepsy and restless leg syndrome. In a private, home-like atmosphere, patients are cared for by a dedicated team of professionals utilizing the most advanced technologies to diagnose sleep disorders.  For more information or to make an appointment, please contact the Sleep Disorders Center at 410-871-7678.

Carroll Hospital Center is a nonprofit, acute care facility offering the latest in medical technology, experienced medical professionals in a variety of specialties and a continuum of programs and services to meet the needs of the community.