LifeBridge Health Community Events for the Month of November 2012

LifeBridge Health offers a variety of wellness education classes, lectures and screenings every week. These community events range from breastfeeding support groups to stress reduction and relaxation classes. They are all part of LifeBridge Health’s commitment to making sure that the local community is leading a healthy lifestyle.

So, what are the upcoming events for the month of November? (Click on the links to learn more and register).

11/1/12 - Free Flu Shot Clinic - Free seasonal flu shots are available for anyone 14 years and older who has not yet received the 2012-13 seasonal flu vaccine. Shots will be given on a first come, first served basis. No appointment necessary.

11/2/12 - Free Flu Shot Clinic - Free seasonal flu shots are available for anyone 14 years and older who has not yet received the 2012-13 seasonal flu vaccine. Shots will be given on a first come, first served basis. No appointment necessary.

11/3/12 - Hydrocephalus Community Support Group: Primary & Secondary Headache Disorders: Diagnosis & Management - This quarterly group is designed to provide support, education, advocacy, and increased awareness of hydrocephalus through presentations by guest speakers, group interaction, and discussion.   Pre-registration is required.

11/5/12 - Sinai Bariatrics Information Session - Interested in losing weight? Join us for a free information seminar to learn if bariatric surgery is right for you. Hosted by Christina Li, MD, FACS, Division Head of Minimally Invasive Surgery at Sinai Hospital and Advanced Laparoscopic and Bariatric Surgeon or by Cynthia Long, MD, FACS, Advanced Laparoscopic and Bariatric Surgeon. These sessions are for new patients in the Baltimore area.

11/6/12 - Sinai Bariatrics Information Session - Elkridge - nterested in losing weight? Join us for a free information seminar to learn if bariatric surgery (weight-loss surgery) is right for you. Hosted byChristin Li, MD, FACS, Division Head of Minimally Invasive Surgery at Sinai Hospital and Advanced Laparscopic and Bariatric Surgeon, these sessions are for new patients in the Elkridge area.

11/7/12 - Free Flu Shot Clinic - Free seasonal flu shots are available for anyone 14 years and older who has not yet received the 2012-13 seasonal flu vaccine. Shots will be given on a first come, first served basis. No appointment necessary.

11/8/12- Free Flu Shot Clinic - Free seasonal flu shots are available for anyone 14 years and older who has not yet received the 2012-13 seasonal flu vaccine. Shots will be given on a first come, first served basis. No appointment necessary.

11/13/12 - Free Lower Back Pain Screening - Sinai Hospital is offering a free lower back pain screening on November 13 starting at 4 p.m.  The screening will offer tips and advice on how to avoid injury or re-injury and exercises to improve muscle function and core stability.

11/14/12 - A Heart to Heart about “The Effects of Exercise on Cardiovascular Health” - Join Martin Engelhardt, M.D., Ph.D. for his talk, "The Effects of Exercise on Cardiovascular Health.” It’s part of the ongoing Heart to Heart lecture series, sponsored by the Heart Center at Sinai.

11/14/12 - Northwest Hospital Community Health Forum - Northwest Hospital wants to know what health concerns are foremost on your mind. Please join us at the Randallstown Community Center for a Community Health Forum and share your thoughts about the community's health needs in Randallstown and beyond. Light refreshments will be served.

11/15/12 - Northwest Bariatrics Information Session - nterested in losing weight? Join us for a free information seminar to learn if bariatric surgery is right for you. Hosted by Kuldeep Singh MD., Division Head of Bariatric Surgery at Northwest Hospital.

11/16/12 - Heart Health & Lifestyle Screening - Reisterstown Senior Center - For men & women age 18 and older - includes blood pressure, cholesterol/ triglycerides, comprehensive metabolic panel blood profile, body composition analysis, a heart health awareness assessment and a brief counseling session with a registered nurse. $20 fee. Appointments are required.

11/19/12 - Sinai Hospital Bariatrics Informational Webinar - Interested in losing weight? Join us for a free information webinar to learn if Bariatric Surgery is right for you. Webinars are hosted by Cynthia L. Long, M.D., F.A.C.S., Advanced Laparoscopic and Bariatric Surgeon at Sinai Hospital.

11/28/12 - Heart Health & Lifestyle Screening - Cockeysville - The screening includes blood pressure, cholesterol/triglycerides, comprehensive metabolic panel blood profile, body composition analysis, a heart health awareness assessment and a brief counseling session with a registered nurse. $20 fee. Appointments are required.

11/29/12 - Diabetes Awareness – Journey to Control - The Diabetes and Nutrition Center at Northwest Hospital is sponsoring the Journey for Control Program to teach diabetic patients about diabetes, controlling their blood sugar and healthy eating.

11/30/12 - Heart Health & Lifestyle Screening - Randallstown - For men & women ages 18-70, includes blood pressure, cholesterol/triglycerides, comprehensive metabolic panel blood profile, body composition analysis, personal lifestyle questionnaire, and brief health education counseling with a registered nurse. $20 fee. Appointment required.

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To schedule an appointment with one of our highly trained physicians and find out why LifeBridge Health is Baltimore's premier health care organization, call 410-601-WELL.

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