I got Roy’s phone call late in the afternoon, and I could hear the urgency in his voice. Roy is an old Yankee who cuts and stacks five cords of wood every fall to use in heating his house in the winter. He’s not easily scared, but the thought of a tick bite and getting Lyme disease had him concerned. He came to my office with two huge ticks one on each thigh, which were the size of a dime. Roy admitted that they had been there a few weeks! He thought that they were just a rash, until he saw them moving.
As we age our eyes do too! The aging eye may be susceptible to a number of disorders including, cataracts, glaucoma and macular degeneration. Join us on June 26th at 5pm, for a free, live online health chat and get your questions answered by Ophthalmology Surgeon, Dr. Raymond Girgis.
Being significantly overweight puts you at risk of serious health problems like diabetes and heart disease. And, after years of failed diets, exercise programs, and medications, you may be considering a surgical option to improve your health. Getting accurate information can be vital to your decision about the next step. What better place to gather information than in a free online chat session with an acclaimed bariatric surgeon designed to answer the most frequently asked questions about surgical weight loss options?Join us on June 24th at 12:30pm for a live, free online chat with weight loss surgeon, Dr. Louis Balsama.
Kennedy Health System offers a variety of health education and wellness programs designed for you and your family. Classes are offered year-round in convenient locations in Camden, Gloucester and Burlington counties.
Registration is necessary for all classes and special events.
Breakfast Club-Washington Township - 06/20/2013 Early breakfast dining from 6:30 - 10 a.m. fo only $3.50 per person. Enjoy the "traditional" with: eggs, breakfast meat, and potatoes or the "power" with: oatmeal, fruit, and yogurt. Both include toast or bagel, juice (no bottles) and coffee.
Well-Being Yoga - Evening - 06/20/2013 Yoga, which increases flexibility, range of motion and strength, may bring additional benefits both during and after cancer treatments. When tension is released, energy flows more easily in the body, allowing participants to experience a sense of well-being.