Welcome to our Fall edition of Better Being, a collection of healthy tips and ideas for the whole family. Here you’ll discover a variety of helpful resources and programs – everything from health education to health screenings, childbirth and parent education classes, to nutrition and wellness courses and so much more! In this edition of Better Being, there is something for everyone.
Four million women in the US alone are diagnosed with breast cancer; it is the most common cancer in the world and most common diagnosed in the US. When detected early, breast cancer can be a manageable disease. Internal Medicine Physician, Sana Khan Pathan and Women’s Health Nurse Navigator, Donna Cameron, will discuss the importance of early detection and the various types of breast cancer screenings available. The participant will also learn about ECHN’s Women’s Center and the various support services available for women from breast health exams to massages and acupuncture.
Wednesday, Oct. 19 6 – 7:30 p.m.
Women’s Center for Wellness
Join Dr. Diana Zitserman, ND, LAc for a discussion on improving mental and emotional health with Acupuncture. She will discuss basic theories of Qi dynamics and underlying patterns that relate to depression and anxiety from a Traditional Chinese Medicine perspective. Learn how Acupuncture can help to treat mood disorders and provide a greater sense of mind-body connection.
Thursday, Sept. 29 6 – 7:30 p.m.
Manchester Memorial Hospital, Conference Rooms A, B & C Free
The Art of Medicine: Pearls & Insights From Your Local Doctor
In the past 50 years, life expectancy has increased by almost 10 years! This is due to the ever-changing medicine advancements including a focus on prevention and early detection and better management of many chronic conditions. Join Pediatrician Jerome Lahman, MD as he provides a historical overview of the medical advancements and changes over the past 50 years.
Thursday, Oct. 27 6 – 7:30 p.m.
Manchester Memorial Hospital HLR Auditorium
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