Health

Christ Our Light Catholic Community will host “A National Emergency – The Perfect Storm: Facing the Prescription Opioid & Heroine Epidemic,” in the parish center – St. Mary Room, 402 N. Kings Highway, Cherry Hill, Tuesday, May 1 from 7-8:30 p.m. Keynote speaker: Nicholas Kolen, special agent in charge, NJ DEA and Sgt. Ed Walto, Cherry Hill Police Department; Andrea Marshall, Camden County Council on Alcoholism & Drug Abuse, Inc. and Christ Our Light parish nurses. Free light refreshments and resources. Bring unused, unwanted and expired prescription drugs to discard in the CHPD mobile RX drop box.

St. Theresa of Calcutta Parish Health Ministry presents “Understanding Heart Health,” by Dr. Anish Koka, MD, Thursday, April 19 at 7 p.m., in McLaughlin Hall, located on the corner of Lees and Atlantic Ave. (opposite Good Shepherd School). Learn more about common heart health issues such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, atrial fibrillation (A-fib) and heart failure. Blood pressure screening, carotid artery plaque screening, Q&A with cardiologist and heart healthy refreshments. All are welcome, bring your loved ones.

Lourdes Wellness Services schedules and programs: Renew Revitalize Yoga, Basic Yoga, NEW Chair Yoga, Relax & Renew Yoga, Tai Chi Chih. Seminars: How to Begin a Mindfulness & Meditation Practice, Oncology Massage Hands On Experiential Workshop, Going Deeper: Is Spiritual Direction For You, Acupuncture for Pain Management, Managing Pain with Self-Hypnosis. FREE programs from Lourdes Live Well Club, Stretch & Rewind, Alzheimers Disease & Cognitive Disorders. Acupuncture and Hypno-Therapy, call 856-869-8190 (www.lourdesnet.org/wellness) for information or to schedule an appointment. Diabetes Support Groups: Lourdes Medical Center of Burlington County and LourdesCare at Cherry Hill; Cancer Support Group: LourdesCare at Cherry Hill. For more information, call 1-888-LOURDES or go to the website: www.LourdesWellnessCenter.org and click on a program. Summer at the Club, Cherry Hill Health & Racquet Club, offers a special Lourdes member rate. Call 856-429-1388 or download a free guest pass: https://chhrc.com/

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