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 is 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.
Boosting Your Immunity
We all want to STAY healthy, right? Attend this exciting seminar and learn big and small ways we can help or hurt our immune systems. Topics covered include, but are not limited to: addressing common supplement claims, alternative medicine myths and facts, and everyday lifestyle choices we can make to keep a STRONG immune system.
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.
Colorectal and Prostate Cancer Education
Learn the basics of prevention, screening, detection and treatment of colorectal and prostate cancer.
Complementary Medicine 101
More and more methods and techniques that have been used for thousands of years in other countries are being recognized as potentially safe and helpful alternative and/or complimentary treatment options for many common ailments/diseases. This talk will be an overview, touching on some of the most common and widely accepted techniques.
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 Disease is the #1 killer in BOTH men and women in America. The good news is it is up to 90% preventable through lifestyle choice. We will discuss the many ways we can make heart healthy choices everyday as well as non-modifiable like genetic/family history factors that we may not be able to changed, but should be aware of. This talk also serves as an overview of heart health topics such as: cholesterol, blood pressure, stroke, atherosclerosis, and heart attacks.
Health Screenings 101
Regular checkups and age-appropriate screenings can improve your health and reduce premature death and disability. Whether you’re 22 or 52, man or woman, there is plenty you should be doing to safeguard your health.
Know Your Health: A New Look at Why I Smoke and How to Quit
This lecture provides a comprehensive education about smoking and quitting. Topics discussed include: current prevalence statistics, health consequences of smoking, physiological and social effects, and steps and tools to help you quit.
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, colorectal, prostate & testicular. Learn how prevention and early detection is an important part of routine health maintenance.
Menopause: The Next Chapter
Learn the ins and outs of menopause and how to manage symptoms. Participants learn how to look at this stage of life as the beginning of a dynamic new chapter in their life.
Myths and Facts about Diet and Cancer Prevention
Confused about what you hear in the news regarding diet and cancer prevention? Learn how to make educated decisions about your diet and lifestyle for better health and lower cancer risk.
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.
Sun Protection and Skin Cancer Prevention
Learn about the most preventable form of cancer and how to keep your skin healthy and safe from damage.
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.
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.
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.