Allergies & Asthma
This talk focuses on how the body reacts to foreign, but non-dangerous “intruders” by creating an allergic reaction. Topics covered include: seasonal allergies, some food allergies, and pet allergies. A variety of treatment options are also covered. Asthma is also discussed as a separate, but many times related chronic disease.
Be Stroke Smart
Can you recognize stroke symptoms? Do you know what to do during the critical first five minutes following a stroke? Participants learn stroke facts, steps to reduce stroke risk and the warning signs of a stroke.
Breast Health Education
Participants are given an overview of breast cancer including: prevalence, what cancer is and the various risk factors. The steps to early detection are emphasized including discussions on the importance and advantages of clinical exams, breast self-exams and mammography's.
Cancer Risk Reduction
Program participants will understand how to reduce their cancer risks and the steps involved in leading a healthier life. Risk factors, warning signs and preventative measures are discussed.
Have you been told to lower your cholesterol level? Do you know how and why? Learn what cholesterol is and what the suggested levels are. High blood cholesterol levels can affect your health, so learn dietary and non-dietary strategies to reduce cholesterol levels.
Colorectal Cancer Education
Learn the basics of prevention, screening, detection and treatment of colorectal cancer.
Diabetes is one of the fastest growing public health issues in America! Get the latest research results on diabetes including the definition and history of diabetes, risk factors, classifications and normal blood glucose levels, diagnostic criteria for diabetes, and treatment options.
Heart Health in a Heartbeat
A “cliff notes” on heart health. Quick, but informative this lecture serves as an overview of the various aspects of heart health and how to keep your ticker healthy!
Know Your Health: Smoking Cessation
Examine why you smoke and figure out how to quit. This lecture provides a comprehensive education about smoking and quitting. Topics discussed include the prevalence of smoking, health consequences, physiological and social effects, and steps and tools to help you quit.
Know Your Numbers: Managing Blood Pressure
Do you know what your blood pressure is? Should be? Learn about blood pressure including what causes high blood pressure, what high blood pressure does to your body, what can be done for high blood pressure and how to reduce your risk for high blood pressure.
Men's Health Issues
Do you take better care of your car than your body? What should you know about what's "under the hood"? Get an overview of how to reduce the risk of heart disease and the following cancers: lung, colo-rectal, prostate & testicular. Learn how prevention and early detection is an important part of routine health maintenance.
NEWPain of Migraines
Learn about the causes, symptoms & treatment options for this painful condition that strikes many people regularly.
Safe Fun in the Sun
Learn how to safely enjoy the summer and protect yourself from the damaging effects of the sun. Learn about skin cancer prevention, detection and treatment.
Understanding Osteoporosis: At risk for osteoporosis?
Take part in an informational discussion on how to protect yourself, treatment options, bone density screenings and when to see a doctor.
Women & Heart Disease
Heart disease is the #1 killer of women. Learn the basics of heart disease and how you can take action to lower your risk and stay on the road to heart health.
An overview of some of the most common conditions that affect a woman's health during her lifetime. Topics include: menopause, heart disease, osteoporosis, and breast cancer. Also discussed are tips on how to maintain a healthy lifestyle while navigating through specific stages of life.