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The Hospitals of C Community Healthcare System® OMING UPCOMING PROGRAMS COMHS.org/CHSevents NOVEMBER Shine a Light on Lung Cancer & World COPD Day Monday, November 18; 1:30-4 pm St. Mary Medical Center, West Tower Entrance 1500 S. Lake Park Ave., Hobart Weight Loss Surgery…Is it Right for Me? In this seminar, you will learn about Northwest Indiana’s most comprehensive program for surgical and nonsurgical weight loss from our leading team of healthcare professionals. Call 219-703-2019 or COMHS.org/overit to register. Join St. Mary Medical Center for a presentation on the detection, treatment and management of lung cancer as well as an informative lecture on chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). An observance will be held in honor of those who have lost their lives to lung cancer. The event includes a health fair, information booths related to cardiopulmonary rehabilitation, the proper use of respiratory medication, smoking cessation, lung cancer screening and other topics. Healthy Habits for Busy Schedules Tuesday, November 19; 6-7 pm St. Mary Medical Center, West Tower Entrance 1500 S. Lake Park Ave., Hobart Every Breath You Take: Lung Cancer Prevention Symposium Join Healthy 4 Life’s board-certified Bariatrician Michael Simpson, MD, as he shares helpful tips on how to maintain a healthy diet and balance nutrition on a busy schedule. Find out how to avoid the food traps that lead to unhealthy eating habits when you are always on the go. Wednesday, November 13; 6:30-8 pm Community Hospital Fitness Pointe 9950 Calumet Ave., Munster Learn more about lung cancer symptoms, treatment and prevention from experts in the field: Community Healthcare System Cardiothoracic/ Cardiovascular Surgeon Jason Frazier, MD; Indiana State Department of Health Educator Sue Henry, BSN, RN, and Community Hospital Clinical System Respiratory Manager Robert Erickson, RRT, RPFT. First 25 to register and attend will receive a free radon home test kit. Reception with refreshments to follow presentations. DECEMBER Lights of Life Wednesday, December 4; 6-7 pm Community Hospital Outpatient entrance B 901 MacArthur Blvd., Munster Each brilliant light on the Lights of Life trees at Community Hospital shine in honor or memory of the special people who light up our lives. For every light, a $5 donation has been made to support cancer research at the hospital. For a $15 donation, a pink breast cancer pin or a lavender cancer awareness pin can also be sent. Visit comhs.org and click on “Donate” and Community Cancer Research Foundation for a donation form or call 219-836-6875. Note: Names received after Friday, November 23 cannot be guaranteed a listing in the Lights of Life program book. Angel Tree Wednesday, December 5; 2 pm St. Mary Medical Center, West Tower Entrance 1500 S. Lake Park Ave., Hobart The Angel Tree program allows participants to honor or memorialize a loved one during the holiday season. For a $10 donation, an angel is hung on the Angel Tree at the hospital’s west entrance lobby. Personalized angel cards are sent to honorees or families to commemorate the event. For a $25 donation, the donor also receives an additional beautiful angel ornament. The donations support St. Mary Medical Center Auxiliary scholarship program. Visit comhs.org and click on “Donate” and St. Mary Medical Center for a donation form or call 219-947-6011. Note: Names received after Friday, November 30 cannot be guaranteed a listing in the Angel Tree Lighting Ceremony program book. Wings of Healing Tuesday, December 11; 2:30-3:30 pm St. Catherine Hospital 4321 Fir St., East Chicago The Wings of Healing program allows participants to honor or memorialize a loved one during the holiday season. For a $10 donation, an angel is hung on the Wings of Healing Tree at the hospital. Personalized angel cards are sent to honorees or families to commemorate the event. For a $25 donation, the donor also receives a beautiful angel ornament. All Wings of Healing honorees and memorials are recorded in the official Wings of Healing Book. The donations support St. Catherine Hospital’s scholarship program. Visit comhs.org and click on “Donate” and St. Catherine Hospital for a donation form or call 219-392-7009. The Community Stroke & Rehabilitation Center in Crown Point features a 40-bed inpatient rehabilitation unit that includes therapy gyms and living skills space. The four-story, 129,000 square-foot facility offers diagnostic imaging, lab services, immediate care, Women’s Diagnostic Center, physician practices and outpatient therapy areas. Immediate Care hours are Monday – Friday 8 am to 8 pm; Saturday and Sunday from 8 am to 4:30 pm. Learn more at COMHS.org. Programs are FREE! Registration is required. Call 219-836-3477 or 866-836-3477. COMMUNITY HOSPITAL MUNSTER ST. CATHERINE HOSPITAL EAST CHICAGO ST. MARY MEDICAL CENTER HOBART

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