In recognition of National Public Health Week, Memorial Hospital and
our network of primary care and specialty services will be holding a community
health fair called About Your Health on
Saturday, April 8 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Heritage Hills Conference
The health fair will include health information on a variety of topics,
including nutrition, diabetes, tobacco cessation, sleep disorders, medication
safety, infection prevention, and more.
There will also be health screenings, educational seminars, a hands-on
robotic-assisted surgery device demonstration, on-site appointment scheduling
capabilities, light refreshments and more.
The health fair is free to attend and open to the public, however there
is limited seating available for the educational seminars and pre-registration
is recommended to reserve a seat. The
schedule of seminars includes:
9 a.m. Meet
Meet several primary care providers from
Memorial Family Medicine practices to find the right one for you.
9:45 a.m. Is This a
A hernia can be unsightly and painful. Learn more about common symptoms and treatment
by: Daniele Haupt, M.D., FACS
10:30 a.m. Vascular
Disease: From Your Heart to Your Legs
More than just your heart, vascular problems
can cause pain and complications throughout your body.
by: Manu Rajachandran, M.D., FACC, FSCAI, FSVM
11:15 a.m. Is Your
Gallbladder Upsetting Your Digestion?
Whether it is a gall stone or another
digestive issue, your gall bladder can cause you a lot of pain.
by: Heather Thieme, M.D., FACS
12 p.m. What Is
the Difference Between a Stroke and TIA?
There is a difference between a stroke and
TIA, also known as a mini-stroke; and recognizing the signs of them can save
your life or someone else's.
by: Beth Jolly, M.D.
To learn more about the About
Your Health event or to register, click HERE.