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Nov. 22: Mindfulness Meditation

The Community Health Education Center, located on the ground floor of the VCU Medical Center Gateway Building, hosts 30 minute mindfulness meditation sessions Wednesday, November 22 at noon and 12:30 pm. Sessions are led by Georgianne Ginder, MSc, CHWC, VCU Department of Arts in Healthcare. Space is limited. Please let us know which of the 30 minute sessions …. Read more

Book Review: “Healthy Eating for Life for Women”

Healthy Eating for Life for Women by Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine Reviewed by Simrann Sidhu, Community Health Education Center Intern Community Health Education Ctr  General Collection (RA778 .H44385 2002) Eating healthy is the first step to preventing many health problems. The right foods can make a difference in how your body looks and feels. Especially now with …. Read more

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Nov. 15: Mindfulness Meditation

The Community Health Education Center, located on the ground floor of the VCU Medical Center Gateway Building, hosts 30 minute mindfulness meditation sessions Wednesday, November 15 at noon and 12:30 pm. Sessions are led by Georgianne Ginder, MSc, CHWC, VCU Department of Arts in Healthcare. Space is limited. Please let us know which of the 30 minute sessions …. Read more

Nov. 14: Fuel Your Mind and Body

The Community Health Education Center hosts “Fuel Your Mind and Body” on Tuesday, November 14 at noon, presented by Carrie Baines, Wellness Coordinator, VCU Recreational Sports.  Come learn more about how mindfulness affects your workout and tips on how to build a stronger mind and body.  Space is limited and registration is required.  For more information or to register, call …. Read more

Nov. 9: Arts in Healthcare

Please join us in the Community Health Education Center on Thursday, November 9 at noon to learn about how the arts can have a positive impact on health.  This program will be presented by members of the VCU Health Arts in Healthcare team. P. Muzi Branch, Arts in Healthcare Director; Mollie Luck, Music Therapist; and …. Read more

Nov. 8 & 10: Mindfulness Meditation

The Community Health Education Center, located on the ground floor of the VCU Medical Center Gateway Building, hosts 30 minute mindfulness meditation sessions Wednesday, November 8 and Friday, November 10 at noon and 12:30 pm. Sessions are led by Georgianne Ginder, MSc, CHWC, VCU Department of Arts in Healthcare. Space is limited. Please let us know which of …. Read more

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Nov. 7: Holiday Stress and Dogs on Call

Please join us in the Community Health Education Center on Tuesday, November 7 at noon for this stress relief program presented by Dr. Sandra Barker.  Dr. Barker is Director of the VCU Center for Human-Animal Interaction and a Professor in the VCU Department of Psychiatry.  She will present practical tips to minimize the stress that accompanies the …. Read more

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Nov. 1 & 3: Mindfulness Meditation

The Community Health Education Center, located on the ground floor of the VCU Medical Center Gateway Building, hosts 30 minute mindfulness meditation sessions Wednesday, November 1 and Friday, November 3 at noon and 12:30 pm. Sessions are led by Georgianne Ginder, MSc, CHWC, VCU Department of Arts in Healthcare. Space is limited. Please let us know which of …. Read more

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Book Review: “Getting a Good Night’s Sleep”

Getting a Good Night’s Sleep by Nancy Foldvary-Schaefer, D.O. Reviewed by Simrann Sidhu, Community Health Education Center Intern Community Health Education Ctr  General Collection (RC547 .F65 2006) Getting a good night sleep is crucial. Most of us are so busy during the day, that winding down is essential, or it can be detrimental to our health. The …. Read more

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Oct. 25 & 27: Mindfulness Meditation

The Community Health Education Center, located on the ground floor of the VCU Medical Center Gateway Building, hosts 30 minute mindfulness meditation sessions Wednesday, October 25 and Friday, October 27 at noon and 12:30 pm. Sessions are led by Georgianne Ginder, MSc, CHWC, VCU Department of Arts in Healthcare. Space is limited. Please let us know which of …. Read more

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