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St. Luke's Miners offers community talks in May

Published April 28. 2010 05:00PM

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

Wednesday,May 5 (5 p.m.)

Women's Health: Prevention is Key, How Good Nutrition Helps

Talk with Jennifer Gross, MA, RD, LDN, clinical dietician to learn about healthy eating and putting those tips in to action. Learn steps to take for a healthier you.

Located in the board room, ground floor, inside the hospital's main entrance. Registration is required.

Wednesday, May 12 (6 p.m.)

COPD Support Group: Living with COPD, Benefits of Pulmonary Rehab

Join Kirth Steele, DO and discuss life with COPD. Learn how to cope with COPD and make life easier. Dr. Steele will share the benefits of participating in pulmonary rehabilitation. Questions and open discussion will be a part of the support group session. Located in the board room, ground floor, inside the hospital's main entrance. Registration is required.

Wednesday, May 19 (6 p.m.)

Diabetes Support Group: Caring for Yourself with Diabetes

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 board room, ground floor, inside the hospital's main entrance. Registration is not required. Tuesday, May 25 (6:30 p.m.)

Skin Cancer: What You Need to Know

Skin cancer, the most common cancer, is usually easy to treat. But some types of skin cancer, like melanoma, can spread to other parts of the body even when the tumor is quite small. Talk with cancer expert Lee B. Riley, MD, PhD, FACS and learn the early warning signs of skin cancer and what new treatments are available. Located in the Board Room, Ground Floor, inside the hospital's main entrance. Registration is required.

To register for any of these events, call St. Luke's InfoLink toll-free at 1-877-610-6161.

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