May 15, 2012 in Features

Health Bulletin Board

 

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Fitness Classes: Abs Core Express followed by Body Fit Camp – Abs Core Express covers new active exercises while tightening, toning, and strengthening the back, spine, and core. Body Fit Camp covers cardio, circuit training, and more. Three-week class is held Tuesdays, today-May 29, at Finch Elementary School, 3717 N. Milton St. Abs Core Express is held 6:30-6:55 p.m. and costs $8, Body Fit Camp is 7-7:45 p.m. for $12. Call (509) 625-6200 or visit www.spokaneparks.org for more information.

Abs Core Express followed by Strength and Conditioning – Abs Core Express covers new active exercises while tightening, toning, and strengthening the back, spine, and core. Strength and conditioning helps participants gain muscular strength and endurance. Held Thursdays, May 17 and 31, at Sacajawea Middle School, 401 E. 33rd Ave. Abs Core Express is 5:45-6:10 p.m. and costs $5, Strength and Conditioning is 6:15-7:15 p.m. and costs $10. Call (509) 625-6200 or visit www.spokaneparks.org for more information.

Healthy Woman May Event – Third annual generations tea party for grandmothers, mothers, daughters, and granddaughters celebrates our connection as “generations” of women. Dr. Carol Hathaway will present “The Sun and Your Skin: Now and After.” Free family portraits offered by LDJ Photography. Tea, finger sandwiches and desserts will be available. Event is free. Saturday, 11:30-1:30 p.m., at Valley Hospital Health and Education Center, 12606 E. Mission Ave., Spokane Valley. RSVP is required. Call (509) 473-5639 to RSVP and for more information.

“We’re Not a Glum Lot!” – The Lake Country Intergroup of Overeaters Anonymous is holding this free event Saturday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., at Spokane Valley Hospital Education Center – Davis Room, 12606 E. Mission Ave., Spokane Valley. Call (509) 953-0202 or visit www.oa.org for more information.

Women’s Works: Robotic Surgery Options – Free forum covers information about surgical options for women. Both the surgical robot and robotic simulator will be demonstrated. Light refreshments will be provided. May 22, 5:30-7 p.m., at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center’s Women’s Health Center, Classrooms A and B, 101 W. Eighth Ave. Call (509) 474-3081 to RSVP and for more information.

Tips for A Successful Triathlon – Free community lecture features speaker and Hammer Nutrition Technical Advisor Steve Born. June 2, 2 p.m., at Pilgrim’s Health Education Center, located inside Pilgrim’s Market, 1316 N. Fourth St., Coeur d’Alene. Visit www.pilgrimsmarket.com or call (208) 676-9730 for more information.

Today

Skin Cancer Screenings – Screening is open to all ages. Today, 3-5 p.m., at Advanced Dermatology and Skin Surgery, 1807 N. Hutchinson Road, Spokane Valley; Thursday, 2-4 p.m., at Northwest Dermatology, 757 E. Holland Ave.; and Friday, 8-11:30 a.m., at Dermatology Associates, 5901 N. Lidgerwood St. No. 118. Screenings take place every half hour. Cost is free. Visit www.cherspokane.org to register and for more information.

Upcoming

Health Cooking Class – Learn to prepare a healthy new meal. Thursday, 6:30-8 p.m., at Holy Family Health Education Center, Room 4, 5633 N. Lidgerwood St. Cost is free. Visit www.cherspokane.org for more information.

Free Skin Cancer Screenings – Kootenai Cancer Center is offering free skin cancer screenings Saturday, 10 a.m.-noon, at Kootenai Cancer Center, 520 N. Third Ave., Sandpoint. Spot checks are available by appointment. Call (208) 666-3148 for information or to make an appointment.

Stroke Check Screenings – Screenings show participants if they are at an increased risk for having a stroke. Screening is free, full lipid panel is $20. Appointments are required. Saturday, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., at Holy Family Health Education Center, Room 1, 5633 N. Lidgerwood St. Visit www.cherspokane.org for more information.

Good Grief – Light of Hope Workshop – Connie Jacobs Life Coaching presents the Good Grief – Light of Hope Workshop, which covers the many forms of grief and specific tools you can use to get through it. Saturday, 11 a.m., at Mirabeau Park Hotel, 100 N. Sullivan Road, Spokane Valley. Cost is $25 per person, 50 percent discount for bringing a guest. Call (509) 850-2643, visit www.conniejacobs-lifecoach.com, or email 2busy2bee@q.com for more information or to register.

Pre-Diabetes Class - Two-part class series for those who have or are at risk for pre-diabetes. All participants receive a free testing meter. Monday, 5:30-6:30 p.m., at 501 N. Riverpoint Blvd., Suite 245. Cost is $30, includes a support partner. Visit www.cherspokane.org to register and for more information.

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