Health calendar: Morris Hospital program helps women undergoing cancer treatment
January 10, 2012 7:48PM
Updated: February 12, 2012 8:04AM
Program: 4-6 p.m. Jan. 11, The Radiation Therapy Center of Morris Hospital is offering Look Good … Feel Better, a free program for women undergoing cancer treatment at the Radiation Therapy Center of Morris Hospital, 1600 W. Route 6 in Morris. During the program, trained, volunteer cosmetologists will teach women how to cope with skin changes and hair loss using cosmetics and skin-care products donated by the cosmetic industry. Register online at www.morrishospital.org or call the Radiation Therapy Center of Morris Hospital at 815-364-8915.
Freedom from smoking program: 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesdays beginning Jan. 11 at Provena Saint Joseph Medical Center, 333 N. Madison St. in Joliet. Sponsored by the Will County Health Department. Space is limited. A $25 registration fee covers material costs. To register, call 815-727-8769 or visit the Tobacco Control and Prevention page at www.willcountyhealth.org.
EFT to weight loss: 6:30-9 p.m. Jan. 15, Challenge Fitness, 2021 S. Lawrence Ave. in Lockport is offering EFT to Weight Loss for those 18 and older. Students are taught the self-applied acupressure technique to help eliminate the emotional components of addictive habits. Fees are $35 for residents and $40 for nonresidents. For information, go to www.lockportpark.org or call 815-838-3621, Ext. 0.
Blood drive: 12:30-2:30 p.m. Jan. 16, Old Plank trail Community Bank, 20901 S. LaGrange Road, Frankfort.
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Free blood pressure check: 9-10 a.m. Jan. 20 and Feb. 3 and 17, Provena Saint Joseph Medical Center West Tower Lobby. Free. This free service is sponsored by the Senior Spirit Department of PSJMC. Call 815-725-9438.
Blood drive: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jan. 21, Bill Jacobs Chevrolet, 2001 W. Jefferson St., Joliet. Sponsored by Heartland Blood Centers.
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