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Free Skin Cancer Screening – Spokane dermatologists will conduct this free screening this week by appointment only. Call 232-8154.

“Aching for Help” – Dr. Gary Craig and Dr. Timothy Lovell discuss treatment options for rheumatoid and osteoarthritis on Wednesday from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Deaconess Health Education Center, 910 W. Fifth Ave. A light meal is provided. Call the Community Health Education and Resources office at 232-8138 to reserve your place.

“Love Your Heart” – Dr. Jacquelyn Ann Ryan will discuss maintaining your cholesterol levels on Thursday at the Sacred Heart Providence Auditorium, 20 W. Ninth Ave. A light meal is provided. Call the CHER office at 232-8138 for information and registration.

“Supermarket Shopping for People with Diabetes” – Learn how to become a healthy shopper at this two-part series, including a tour of Rosauers Supermarket with a dietician. Part one meets Thursday from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Holy Family Hospital Health Education Center, Room 1, 5633 N. Lidgerwood. Part two is the tour of the store on June 3. The location will be decided at the first class. The cost is $15 and registration is required. Call the CHER office at 232-8138.

“Hopetemism” – Dr. Kelly Pearson-Weary and Dr. William Gray will discuss optimism in healing as well as lifestyle strategies to enhance a positive attitude on June 1 at Valley Hospital Health Education Center, Room 39, 12606 E. Mission. Registration is required. Call the CHER office at 232-8138.

Fifth Annual Advances in Cardiovascular Care Conference – Attend presentations that highlight advancements in cardiovascular care. Physicians can receive 4.0 CME credits and nurses and other healthcare professionals can receive 5.3 credits. This one-day seminar is scheduled for June 4 from 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Holy Family Health Education Center, 5633 N. Lidgerwood. Cost is $75 for physicians with a $40 half-day option and $50 for nursing and all others. Call Holy Family Educational Services at 482-2195.


Infant and Child CPR – This American Red Cross course meets from 6-9:30 p.m. at the Gladish Community Center, Room 313, 115 N.W. State St., Pullman. Cost is $25 per person. To register call 332-2304.

“Sleepless in Spokane” – This free forum will discuss the causes of insomnia, including those causes unique to women, and what you can do about it. Presented by Liz Hurd of the Sleep Institute of Spokane, the forum will take place at 5:30 p.m. at the Sacred Heart Doctor’s Building, Suite 1000, 101 W. Eighth. To register call 474-2400.

North Idaho Partners in Care Mobile Clinic – Targeted for low-income families to provide primary health care for all ages, acute and chronic disease care, immunizations, cancer screenings, and dental care. Locations include: Prichard Fire Station, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Call (208) 786-7474; Spirit Lake Community Center, Wednesday from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Call (208) 667-3481 for an appointment. Mobile clinics are open to all residents of the five northern counties in Idaho. Fees are based on a sliding scale. For more information contact the Panhandle Health District at (208) 667-3481 or visit

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