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July 20: Chronic Tendon Disease

The Community Health Education Center will host a program on chronic tendon disease Wednesday, July 20 at 12:00 pm. This program will be presented by Dr. Jeff Elbich, VCU Health Department of Radiology. Join us to learn more about painful scar tissue buildup in tendons and a new minimally invasive outpatient procedure to treat this condition. …. Read more

July 13 & 15: Summer Mindfulness

In the science of integrative medicine, one of the many ways in which Eastern practices meet Western science is through the practice of mindfulness. To learn more about how mindfulness works and why it is so beneficial, join Georgianne Ginder for one of our weekly 30 minute sessions. Take a moment out of your day …. Read more

July 6 & 8: Summer Mindfulness

In the science of integrative medicine, one of the many ways in which Eastern practices meet Western science is through the practice of mindfulness. To learn more about how mindfulness works and why it is so beneficial, join Georgianne Ginder for one of our weekly 30 minute sessions. Take a moment out of your day …. Read more

June 22 & 24: Integrative Mindfulness

In the science of integrative medicine, one of the many ways in which Eastern practices meet Western science is through the practice of mindfulness. To learn more about how mindfulness works and why it is so beneficial, join Georgianne Ginder for one of our weekly 30 minute sessions. Take a moment out of your day …. Read more

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June 21: Get the Facts about Snakebite

Please join us in the Community Health Education Center to “Get the Facts about Snakebite” on Tuesday, June 21 at 12:00 pm. This program will be presented by Evelyn Waring RN, BSN, CSPI from the Virginia Poison Center. Although it can be the cause of much anxiety, snakebite is a very preventable, and treatable, injury in …. Read more

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June 15 & 17: Integrative Mindfulness

In the science of integrative medicine, one of the many ways in which Eastern practices meet Western science is through the practice of mindfulness. To learn more about how mindfulness works and why it is so beneficial, join Georgianne Ginder for one of our weekly 30 minute sessions. Take a moment out of your day …. Read more

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June 8 & 10: Mindfulness Practice

In the science of integrative medicine, one of the many ways in which Eastern practices meet Western science is through the practice of mindfulness. To learn more about how mindfulness works and why it is so beneficial, join Georgianne Ginder for one of our weekly 30 minute sessions. Take a moment out of your day …. Read more

June 6: Using Home Oxygen

Please join us in the Community Health Education Center for a patient education program about home oxygen on Monday, June 6 at 12:00 pm. This session will be facilitated by Janet Pinson, NP, and will include how to choose the appropriate oxygen system, how someone qualifies for oxygen, and the effects of Medicare on oxygen. …. Read more

June 1 & 3: Mindfulness Practice

In the science of integrative medicine, one of the many ways in which Eastern practices meet Western science is through the practice of mindfulness. To learn more about how mindfulness works and why it is so beneficial, join Georgianne Ginder for one of our weekly 30 minute sessions. Take a moment out of your day …. Read more

May 25 & 27: Mindfulness Practice

In the science of integrative medicine, one of the many ways in which Eastern practices meet Western science is through the practice of mindfulness. To learn more about how mindfulness works and why it is so beneficial, join Georgianne Ginder for one of our weekly 30 minute sessions. Take a moment out of your day …. Read more

Did You Know?

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and the Kaiser Family Foundation, nearly 60 percent of Virginians weigh too much, 23 percent do not exercise regularly and 25 percent smoke or use tobacco. — The Healthy Virginians Initiative