St. Luke's Miners Memorial Hospital will present the following health talks in June as part of the 100th Anniversary Lecture Series. The talks will be offered to the public at St. Luke's Miners Memorial Hospital, 360 West Ruddle Street, Coaldale.

Friday, June 4

at 1:30 pm

Living with COPD and the Benefits of Pulmonary Rehab

Join Kirth Steele, DO to discuss life with COPD. Learn how to cope with COPD and make your life easier. Dr. Steele will share the benefits of participating in pulmonary rehabilitation. Questions and open discussion will be a part of this session. Located in the Cardio-Pulmonary Department, 4th Floor. Registration is required. Call St. Luke's InfoLink toll-free at 1-877-610-6161.

Tuesday, June 8

at 6 pm

Breast Imaging Advances and the St. Luke's Program

Request your digital mammogram for all the right reasons. Join Joseph Russo, MD, Section Chief, Mammography to learn about the latest in breast imaging advancement. Dr. Russo is fellowship trained in breast imaging and will explain the importance of digital mammography, how images are captured to optimize different parts of breast tissue and the benefits of digital mammography with a complete digital system. Located in the hospital board room, ground floor, inside the main entrance. Registration is required. Call St. Luke's InfoLink toll-free at 1-877-610-6161.

Tuesday, June 15

at 5:30 pm

A Good Night's Sleep Can Be a Dream Come True

You toss and turn. You count sheep. All you want is a good night's sleep. Lacking a good night's sleep is more than just an annoyance, it's a health risk. Join Lawton Delisser, MD as he discusses sleep conditions and the effects sleep apnea, insomnia, narcolepsy and shift work, have on your health. Learn the steps to good sleep hygiene. Located in the hospital board room, ground floor, inside the main entrance. Registration is required. Call St. Luke's InfoLink toll-free at 1-877-610-6161.

Tuesday, June 15,

22 & 29 at 6 pm

Women and Communication

What is basic communication? Discuss the four basic types of communication and how they are perceived. How can these basic types of communication work with significant others, family, friends and coworkers? Women of all ages

are invited to join Connie Spencer-Hubbard for this three-part series. The June 15th session will be held in the Education Room, 2nd Floor. The June 22 and June 29 sessions will be held in the hospital board room, ground floor, inside the main entrance. Registration is required. Call St. Luke's InfoLink toll-free at 1-877-610-6161.

Monday, June 28

at 6 pm

Hospice: Facts vs. Myths

Hear from Janie Connor, RN, OCN, Patient Care Manager, St. Luke's Hospice as she shares the philosophy of hospice care. Learn how hospice provides care to patients, and their loved ones, in the patient's or family member's home or in nursing homes. Learn about the common myths and facts regarding hospice care and how it provides strength when you need it most. Located in the hospital board room, ground floor, inside the main entrance. Registration is required. Call St. Luke's InfoLink toll-free at 1-877-610-6161.

Wednesday, June 30

at 6 pm

Diabetes Support Group: Healthy Cooking

The Diabetes Support Group is an interactive group designed to educate patients and families on living with diabetes. The group was created to heighten awareness of topics related to diabetes. St. Luke's Diabetes Support Group is conducted by Jennifer Gross, MA, RD, LDN, Clinical Dietician. Located in the hospital board room, ground floor, inside the main entrance. Registration is not required.