LMH to host 4th Annual Leadership Conference

Janelle Martin

The ever-changing world of healthcare often presents those in leadership positions with various challenges. Take advantage of this opportunity April 18th to hear from local experts about leadership skills learned along the way as well as how some of the more recent changes have affected the healthcare delivery system. The ...

Kansas Half Marathon clinic: replacing your fluids and electrolytes, using sprint training to prepare for race

HCA Intern

Come to the Hy-Vee on Clinton Parkway at 5:30 pm tomorrow (Tuesday 3/19) to learn more at the Kansas Half Marathon clinic. The clinic will be held in the club room. Plus, you will have the opportunity to sign up for the KHM at the early bird rate! http://wellcommons.com/users/photos/2013/mar/18/251474/

Keep your family safe this holiday season

Belinda Rehmer

LMH & Safe Kids of Douglas County join forces for Better Health with holiday safety tips. http://wellcommons.com/users/photos/2012/dec/05/245859/

Fill Up. Pour Out.

Rachel Warren

http://wellcommons.com/users/photos/2012/nov/08/244412/ Please join us, Heartland Community Health Center, for the celebration and fundraising event, “**Fill Up. Pour Out. : Winter ’12.**” This evening will be a time to celebrate the year’s events and accomplishments together, and believe us, 2012 has been the biggest year in our organization’s history! Join us ...

Cordley Carnival on Friday Adds Wellness Fun!

Sally Zogry

http://wellcommons.com/users/photos/2012/sep/25/241737/ The **Cordley Elementary Carnival** is this Friday, September 28th from 5:30-8:00pm. Come enjoy **free** games and prizes, **free** inflatables, laser tag and hamster balls, silent auction, henna tattoos, cake walk and more! Global Cafe, Iwig Dairy and AirSummerSnow Shaved Ice will be selling local food and drink. New this ...

Backyard Chickens for Beginners: why owning chickens is easier than you think

Our Local Food Kaw River Valley

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Physical Activity; A Great Pain Reliever for Arthritis

Aynsley Anderson

Do you have Arthritis? Join the other 50 million people in the United States who have one of the many forms of Arthritis. It is important for those with Arthritis to know that exercise is a safe and effective pain reliever and self-management tool. Talk with your health care professional ...

Free Stroke Screening Event at Lawrence Memorial Hospital on Friday May 4th

Aynsley Anderson

May is National Stroke Awareness month. Stroke is the fourth leading cause of death in the USA and a leading cause of disability. Plan to drop by and attend a free stroke screening on Friday May 4th from 8-10 am in the West Lobby area of Lawrence Memorial Hospital (near ...

Summer means fun in the sun, but watch for heat stroke!

Debrah Barr

HEAT STROKE Heat stroke is a form of hyperthermia, an abnormally elevated body temperature with accompanying physical and neurological symptoms. Heat stroke is a true medical emergency that can be fatal if not properly and promptly treated. The body normally generates heat as a result of metabolism, and is usually ...

Willow Volunteer Training to begin next week - still time to sign up!

Becca Burns

What is The Willow Domestic Violence Center? The Willow Domestic Violence Center is a Lawrence agency that provides shelter and other services to survivors of domestic violence. As the first shelter established in Kansas, we have been helping women and children since 1976. We need your help to continue to ...

Healthy Holiday Eating - Don't throw out the sugar cookies just yet!

Belinda Rehmer

While 'tis the season for snowmen and wrapping presents, 'tis also the season for overeating and guilty consciences. But don't throw out those sugar cookies just yet! Patty Metzler, LMH Registered Dietitian, wants you to enjoy those special holiday dishes and treats yet eat healthfully at the same time! As ...

And still even more tips to simplify the season

Aynsley Anderson

1. **Allow some things to slide**. Know that you probably cannot do what you normally do each day plus add in the holiday preparations. Think about what you can let slide for a few days or weeks and allow that to happen. It should not be taking care of yourself ...

Five more tips to simplify the season

Aynsley Anderson

**1. Decrease the stress of shopping.** • Shop weekdays instead of weekends. • Shop earlier or later in the day. • Skip malls, department, or discount stores if you don’t like crowds or standing in lines. • Try online or catalog shopping. • Avoid shopping the day after Thanksgiving. **2. ...

Five tips to simplify the season

Aynsley Anderson

http://wellcommons.com/users/ayanders/photos/2010/nov/22/203100/ Here are the first of several tips to help make life as stress-free as possible at this busy time of year. **1. Make a list and check it twice.** • Make a realistic list of what you need to get done before the holidays and a timeline for completion. ...

Free Program on effective Prostate treatment options by Douglas Klingler, MD

Belinda Rehmer

Lawrence Memorial Hospital is hosting “Permanent Relief for BPH,” **Tuesday, August 10, 6:30-7:30 pm, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.** Douglas Klingler, MD from Lawrence Urology, P.A. will present this program. He will cover the symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), or an enlarged prostate, and the wide range of effective treatment ...


Tracey English

**FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE** Tracey English/Body Boutique 785.749.2424 tce1227@gmail.com Lawrence, Kan. (August 3, 2010) – Body Boutique, 2330 Yale Road, will partner with Women Build for its fifth annual WOW (Women Opening Doors for Women) Run on October 30, 2010. Women Build is an affiliate of Habitat for Humanity and enables ...

Additional registration dates scheduled for Teen Fitness Connection

Tracey English

**Two additional registration dates scheduled for Teen Fitness Connection:** Know a teen who may be interested in a free fitness membership this summer? Teen Fitness Connection is back at Body Boutique. The program enables girls ages 13-18 to workout free all summer. Remaining registration dates and times: Saturday, May 22 ...

Be The Match

Belinda Rehmer

For the past 32 years, Dr. Rodney Barnes has been helping others as a family physician in Lawrence. Now he needs help. Five years ago Dr. Barnes was diagnosed with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL) and is in need of a bone marrow transplant. To help him and others find a ...

Understand Heart Failure

Belinda Rehmer

**Free Program!** Monday, April 12, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Lawrence Memorial Hospital Auditorium Join Roger Dreiling, MD, cardiologist from Cardiovascular Specialists of Lawrence, http://www.flickr.com/photos/49158281@N04/4505795865/ for the second of three programs focused on maintaining a healthy cardiovascular system. Heart failure, also known as congestive heart failure or CHF, occurs when the heart can ...

Watch National Bereavement Teleconference

Belinda Rehmer

Community members are invited to attend the 2010 [National Bereavement Teleconference][1] on **Wednesday, March 24, at the Community Health Building**, 200 Maine Street. "Living with Grief: Cancer & End-of-Life Care" will air from 12:30-3 p.m., followed by a 30-minute local discussion. The program will address care options related to cancer ...

Lawrence Physician Presents Free Heart Health Series

Belinda Rehmer

**Monday, March 15, 6:30-7:30 p.m.** At Lawrence Memorial Hospital, 325 Maine High blood pressure (hypertension) affects about 74.5 million people in the United States age 20 and older. This disease is often referred to as the “silent killer” because it can damage the heart, brain, eyes and kidneys before it ...

10,000 Steps to Better Health

Belinda Rehmer

**Thursday March 11, 6-7:30 p.m.** at Lawrence Memorial Hospital, 325 Maine Increase your daily steps to 10,000 and improve your health. LMH is offering a program to help you learn the basics of beginning a walking program, how to choose footwear, and where to walk. Each participant will receive a ...

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