Greenville Hospital health events plentiful in June

Published on Friday, May 25, 2012

The Greenville Hospital System has scheduled the following health events in June. The public is invited.

Smoking Cessation Support Group
Several free smoking cessation support groups are available. Call 455-9355 for dates, times and locations. 

Go.Hunt.Scan
This community digital scavenger hunt is in honor of Greenville Hospital System’s centennial taking place over 100 days at 100 locations. Grand prize is a two-year lease on a Chevy Sonic from Bradshaw in Greer. Learn more at gohuntscan.com.

Fat Counts
Find out how to choose low-fat, low-cholesterol foods on Monday, June 4, 8:30 a.m. or 9:30 a.m., or June 11 at 12:30 p.m., at the Greenville Hospital System Life Center. Free. Registration is required. Call 455-4010. 

Stress Management
Learn how to control stress so it doesn’t control you on Monday, June 4, 6:30-8:30 p.m., at the Greenville Hospital System Life Center. Fee: $20. To register call 455-4001.

Salt Sense:
Learn guidelines for eating less sodium, which can help manage congestive heart failure and hypertension, on Wednesday, June 6, 8:30 a.m., 9:30 a.m., or 12:30 p.m., at the Greenville Hospital System Life Center. Free. Registration required. Call 455-4010.

Look Good … Feel Better
Women with cancer are invited to learn how to look and feel better using a variety of beauty techniques on Monday, June 11, 1-3 p.m., at Greenville Hospital System’s Cancer Center. Free. Registration required. Call 627-1903 or 866-227-4395.

Men’s Health Week
Join Greenville Hospital System urologist Dr. Patrick Springhart for a discussion on prostate health on Tuesday, June 12, noon-1 p.m., at the Caine Halter YMCA. Lunch provided. Free. Registration required. Call 1-877-447-4636 or visit ghs.org/360healthed.

Stress: Is It Worth Dying For?
Learn the origins of stress and how your body responds to it on Wednesday, June 13, 8:30 a.m. or 12:30 p.m., at the Greenville Hospital System Life Center. Free. Registration required. Call 455-4021.

More than Fat
Learn the heart healthy benefits of specific foods and nutrients on Monday, June 18 at 8:30 a.m. or 9:30 a.m., or June 25 at 12:30 p.m. at the Greenville Hospital System Life Center. Free. Registration required. Call 455-4010. 

Facts about Brain and Bone Cancers
Bring your lunch and join Dr. Jeff Edenfield, a medical oncologist with Cancer Centers of the Carolinas, to learn about brain and bone cancers on Tuesday, June 19, 12:15-1:15 p.m., at Greenville Memorial Hospital. Free. Registration required. Call 877-447-4636 or visit ghs.org/360healthed.

Metabolic Syndrome 
Learn the risk factors that make up the metabolic syndrome and steps you can take to prevent or control diabetes, heart disease and stroke on Wednesday, June 20, 8:30 a.m., 9:30 a.m., or 12:30 p.m., at the Greenville Hospital System Life Center. Free. Registration required. Call 455-4010.

The Power of Plyometric Workouts
Join conditioning specialist Jose Garcia to learn how to rev up your metabolism through plyometric workouts on Wednesday, June 20, 6-7 p.m., at the Greenville Hospital System Life Center. Free. To register call 455-4034.

Know Your Numbers: Understanding Cholesterol
Increase your knowledge of cholesterol and the latest recommendations on Friday, June 22 at 8:30 a.m., 9:30 a.m. or 12:30 p.m., at the Greenville Hospital System Life Center. Free. Registration required. Call 455-5173.

Walk the Labyrinth: A Mindful Meditation
Learn how to problem solve, grieve, heal and/or pray through walking meditation on Saturday, June 23, 7:30-9 a.m., at the Daniel Chapel at Furman University. Notepad, coffee and muffins provided. Cost: $15. To register call the Greenville Hospital System Life Center at 455-4001.

Exercise Prescription
Learn the components of a safe exercise program on Wednesday, June 27, 8:30 a.m. or 12:30 p.m., at the Greenville Hospital System Life Center. Free. Registration required. Call 455-4037.

Tae Kwon Do Summer Camp
This camp is led by a certified Tae Kwon Do black belt and takes place Wednesdays, June 27-August 15 (no class on July 4), 1-2 p.m., at the Greenville Hospital System Life Center. Fee: $100. Camp is recommended for children ages five and older. To register call 322-2884.

Body Burn
This group fitness class takes on multiple formats and is taught by multiple instructors on Saturday, June 30, 8:30-10 a.m., at the Greenville Hospital System Life Center. No fee for members. Guests $10. Call 455-4669.

You Go Girl Women’s Only Triathlon
This women’s only event takes place on Sunday, July 8, at the Greenville Hospital System Life Center and features a 250-yard swim, 10-mile bike ride and 2.5-mile run. To register visit setupevents.com. Call 455-4669.

 

 

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