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April 19: 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, April 19 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 …. Read more

Book Review: “Stroke”

Stroke by Richard Iain Lindley Community Health Education Ctr  General Collection (RC388.5 .L56 2008) Reviewed by: Brooke Dave, Community Health Education Center Intern Globally, stroke incidences are staggering, with about 16 million people having a stroke each year. Stroke has been recognized for many thousands of years and is considered the 3rd most common cause of …. Read more

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April 12 & 14: 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, April 12 and Friday, April 14 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 …. Read more

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April 13: Get Active & Healthy

Please join us in the Community Health Education Center on Thursday, April 13 at 12:00 pm for a program on how to get active & healthy presented by Carrie Baines, Wellness Coordinator, VCU Recreational Sports. Carrie will focus on the health benefits of physical activity and lead us through an interactive session regarding how to add …. Read more

April 5 & 7: 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, April 5 and Friday, April 7 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 …. Read more

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April 4: Donate Life Month Open House

April is National Donate Life Month!  Please join us for an educational Open House on Tuesday, April 4 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm at the Community Health Education Center. Stop by during this time for the opportunity to learn more about organ, eye, and tissue donation. For more information, please call 828-2432 or email …. Read more

March 29 & 31: 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, March 15 and Friday, March 17 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 …. Read more

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Book Review: “Mayo Clinic on Digestive Health”

Mayo Clinic on Digestive Health Community Health Education Ctr  General Collection (RC806 .M396 2000) Reviewed by: Brooke Dave, Community Health Education Center Intern Digestive problems are among the most common reasons people see their doctors. They’re also a leading reason people take medication. Each month, more than 40 percent of adults in the United States take …. Read more

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March 15 & 17: Stress Relief 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, March 15 and Friday, March 17 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 …. Read more

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March 16: Yoga & Mindfulness

Please join us in the Community Health Education Center on Thursday, March 16 at 12:00 pm for yoga led by Carrie Baines, Wellness Coordinator, VCU Recreational Sports. Carrie will focus on the health benefits of yoga and lead us through a light, interactive session. Feel free to come dressed either in yoga/workout clothes or your …. Read more

Did You Know?

173,285 sports and recreation-related traumatic brain injuries, including concussions among children and adolescents, are treated in U.S. emergency rooms each year. – Centers for Disease Control