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Your COMPLETE 4th of July Planning Guide!

Celebrate this 4th of July with family, friends, delicious food, sweet treats, festive decor, and spectacular fireworks! Don’t have time to search the web for ideas? Don’t worry—we’ve done the work for you.

Check out our complete guide for your 4th of July holiday celebration:

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Follow Children’s Heart Center Nevada’s board Heart Warming Holidays on Pinterest.

Now go make some memories!

Heart Health

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These apps literally put better health at your fingertips.

Here are our Dietitians’ favorite Health and Fitness Apps:
Karolina’s Pick
My favorite app is “MyFitnessPal” because it makes keeping a food diary easy.
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Special Features:
  • A huge database with over 1,000,000 items.
  • You can use the camera on your smart phone to scan barcodes on the foods you eat to instantly pull them up in the database.
  • It’s also easy to log recipes and save entire meals for faster logging day after day.
  • You have the ability to connect with friends and encourage them through the app.
  • FREE app for phone or tablet.
Download MyFitnessPal
Sarah’s Pick
I love “Chemical Cuisine” because it tells you what chemicals are in your food.
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Special Features:
  • Has a 120 additives in the database.
  • Can be used during grocery shopping when reviewing food labels.
  • Gives each additive a red, yellow or green label and describes in detail adverse affects of the additive.

Download Chemical Cuisine

Jessica’s Pick

My new favorite health app is “Daily Yoga” which includes various yoga workouts.

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Special Features:
  • A video plays to show all the movements during the workout and the exercises are explained in detail.
  • It is not just single poses but rather short yoga “classes” that take you through a series of movements to get a full workout.
  • There is a FREE version that has several workouts included and a pro version that has even more.

Download Daily Yoga

Anissa’s Pick

“Argus” is great for tracking my activity without the expense of a Fitbit or Polar Monitor.

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Special Features:
  • Monitors steps taken, heart rate, calories burned, sleep patterns and more.
  • Uses charts and graphs to track trends over time.
  • Has a fitness/health community forum for motivation.
  • Can also use this app to track calories eaten.

Download Argus

More – For more awesome apps read “The 49 Best Health and Fitness Apps of 2015”
These cool Apps will make sticking to a heart healthy lifestyle easier!

Children’s Heart Foundation

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Show Your Heart 5k Run & 1.7 Mile Fun Walk

CHF-Logo---No-textChildren’s Heart Foundation’s new community event will bring runners and Heart Heroes from across the Vegas Valley together to raise awareness for congenital heart conditions. So lace up and show your heart!

Click Here for Details

Upcoming Events

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Mark Your Calendar!

Children’s Heart Center and Children’s Heart Foundation have a lot going on from month to month. Here’s a run down of what’s happening in July.

July 9 – 5:00 to 6:00pm
Heart & Soul Discussion Group – Reno
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Description: Children’s Heart Foundation hosts a cost-free discussion group for families who have a child with a congenital heart condition. Under the direction of Dr. Beth Creel,Grief Counselor, this group meets the 2nd Thursday of each month (subject to change) at Children’s Heart Center, 85 Kirman Ave, Ste 401, Reno.
RSVP Required: Please contact Dr. Beth Creel bcreel@childrensheartcenter.com or call 702-732-1290 or 866-732-1290.
July 10 – 5:30 to 6:30pm
Heart & Soul Discussion Group – Las Vegas
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Description: Children’s Heart Foundation hosts a cost-free discussion group for families who have a child with a congenital heart condition. Under the direction of Dr. Beth Creel,Grief Counselor, this group meets the second Friday of each month (subject to change) at Children’s Heart Center, 3006 S Maryland Parkway, Ste 515, Las Vegas.
RSVP Required: Please contact Dr. Beth Creel bcreel@childrensheartcenter.com or call 702-732-1290.
July 13 – 5:00 to 6:00pm
Heart2Heart Bereavement Support Group
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Description: This cost-free support group provides emotional support and assistance to those who have experienced pregnancy loss or the death of a child under the age of 1 year old. Under the direction of Dr. Beth Creel,Grief Counselor, this group meets the 2nd Monday of each month (subject to change) at Children’s Heart Center, 3006 S Maryland Parkway, Ste 515, Las Vegas.
RSVP Required: Please contact Dr. Beth Creel bcreel@childrensheartcenter.com, Irma Casanova icasanova@childrensheartcenter.com or call 702-732-1290.
July 17 – 6:00 to 8:00pm
Heart & Soul: Parent Meet and Greet
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Description: Children’s Heart Foundation hosts a cost-free Parent Meet and Greet. This night out is for parents who have a child with a congenital heart condition. Under the direction of Dr. Beth Creel,Grief Counselor, parents will have the opportunity to get to know one another. The meet and greet will take place at Sierra Gold Tavern, 6515 S Jones Blvd, Las Vegas.
RSVP Required: Please contact Dr. Beth Creel bcreel@childrensheartcenter.com or call 702-732-1290.

Thank you!

Come back every month for a new Newsletter from Children’s Heart Center Nevada.