Maryland’s Health Matters - St. Joseph - Spring 2017 - 14

NEWS AND EVENTS

HEALTH SCREENINGS
AND CLASSES
BONE DENSITY SCREENING
For adults who want to know how their
lifestyle affects their bone density and for
those with certain risk factors (family
history, small body frame, inactivity, smoking, excessive caffeine or alcohol, low
calcium and vitamin D intake). Consists
of a quick, painless ultrasound of the heel
bone (not diagnostic). For those who
haven't had a DEXA scan or an ultrasound
bone test in the past year.
Appointment required. Call 410-337-1337
or visit stjosephtowson/events.
■ Friday, June 9, 2 to 4 p.m.
■ Friday, Aug. 4, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
BODY COMPOSITION ANALYSIS
To identify your unique body makeup and
associated health risks. The Tanita SC331S professional scale uses bioelectrical
impedance analysis (BIA) to determine
weight, body fat, body mass index, total
body water, muscle mass, metabolic rate
and more. Appointment required.
Call 410-337-1337 or visit stjosephtowson/
events.
■ Monday, July 10, 4 to 6 p.m.
■ Friday, Sept. 1, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
BETTER BREATHERS CLUB
Sponsored through the American Lung
Association, this is a support group for
people living with a chronic lung disease
like COPD. The meetings are free.
Call 410-337-1302 to register.
■ Friday, May 19, July 21 and
Sept. 15; 2 to 3:30 p.m.

WEEKLY YOGA
CLASSES

Mondays, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.
Thursdays, 4 to 5 p.m.
Irwin Center.
No registration required.
Call 410-337-1479 for
questions and directions.
UMMS MENTAL HEALTH CONFERENCE
University of Maryland Medical System
will host "A Community Conversation
About Mental Health & Substance Abuse,"
a free event for the community to learn
more about mental health and wellness, at
the SMC Campus Center, 621 W. Lombard St. Registration required. To RSVP,
call 800-492-5538 or visit umms.org/
communityhealth.
■ Tuesday, June 27, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
(lunch will be provided)

SMOKING CESSATION
CLASSES

The spring class to help smokers kick
the habit will be held Tuesdays, beginning
May 16 through June 20, from 6:30 to
7:30 p.m. Funded by the Baltimore
County Department of Health, classes
will consist of six 60-minute sessions. 
Participants who attend all six classes will
be eligible to win a $50 gift certificate.
Call 410-337-1337 for more information.

14  MARYLAND'S HEALTH MATTERS

80% BY 2018-
COLON CANCER SCREENING
Approximately 5 percent, or 1 in
20 Americans, will be diagnosed
with cancer of the colon or rectum
in their lifetime. Throughout 2017
and 2018, UM SJMC is partnering with the American Cancer
Society on an initiative to encourage those age 50 or older, or who
have a family history of colon
cancer, to get screened. If you or
someone you know needs a referral, call 410-337-1337. For more
information visit stjosephtowson.
com/getscreened4coloncancer.
CANCER SURVIVORS DAY
On Sunday, June 25, UM SJMC
Cancer Institute will host a
survivors day celebration. Festivities will include food, music, crafts,
face painting, games, a dunking
booth and a speaker on integrated
health. Join us from 1 to 3 p.m.
Please call 410-427-5402 for
more information.


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