Porter Regional Hospital presents community wellness programs

2013-04-19T16:33:00Z Porter Regional Hospital presents community wellness programsContributed by Karen Keltner nwitimes.com
April 19, 2013 4:33 pm  • 

VALPARAISO | Porter Regional Hospital will present the following free community wellness programs in May:

• Preventing and Managing Osteoporosis

From medications to exercise, join Family Medicine Physician Dr. Derek Gasper to learn how to prevent or slow the process of bone loss at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 7 in the Community Room at Porter Regional Hospital, 85 East US Highway 6 in Valparaiso.

• Got Hemorrhoids?

General Surgeons Drs. Adam Conn and Roland Thomas will discuss a new minimally invasive outpatient procedure to treat hemorrhoids and quickly return individuals to their normal activities. The event will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 15 in the Community Room at Porter Regional Hospital, 85 East US Highway 6 in Valparaiso.

Porter Regional Hospital’s community wellness programs are free and refreshments will be provided. Pre-registration is required. To register, call 1-800-541-1861.

Porter Health Care System has two hospital campuses and seven outpatient facilities serving Porter, Lake, LaPorte, Starke, Newton and Jasper counties. With more than 350 physicians representing 50 medical specialties on the medical staff, Porter Health Care System is a leader in technology and overall patient care.

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