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CMC-Mercy Community Events

Wellness Community Events

Start with a Single Step: Walking for Vascular Health
Tuesday, September 2, 6 p.m.
CMC-Mercy Auditorium, located at 2001 Vail Ave., Charlotte, NC
Certified nurse practitioners Laura DelBene and Steven Lister, from Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute, will lead a discussion on prevention tips and how walking can benefit those who have this common ailment. A light complimentary meal will be provided. Call 704-304-5192 by Thursday, August 28 to register.

Women's Center for Pelvic Health Free Seminar: POP… You Are Not Alone!
Wednesday, September 10, 6 p.m.
CMC-Mercy Medical Plaza, Sycamore Room, 3rd Floor, located at 2001 Vail Ave., Charlotte, NC
Do you have pelvic organ prolapse (POP)? Talking about intimate health problems for most women can be difficult, especially in public. Join the conversation about POP, get your questions answered. Hear what pelvic health experts have to say about this common condition affecting women of many ages and health circumstances. Get the facts! Light refreshments will be provided. Call 704-512-3209 to register.

Breast Cancer Survivorship: Surveillance after Treatment
Tuesday, October 7, 6 p.m.
CMC-Mercy Auditorium, located at 2001 Vail Ave., Charlotte, NC
Antoinette R. Tan, MD, Chief of Breast Medical Oncology, Levine Cancer Institute will discuss breast cancer follow-up, use of breast cancer tumor markers and improving health outcomes. A light complimentary meal will be provided. Call 704-304-5192 by Thursday, October 2 to register.

Women's Center for Pelvic Health Free Seminar: Women! Let’s Talk About Men’s Health
Wednesday, October 8, 6 p.m.
CMC-Mercy Medical Plaza, Sycamore Room, 3rd Floor, located at 2001 Vail Ave., Charlotte, NC
Ladies…join us for an honest conversation about men’s health. Hear from our experts about men’s pelvic dysfunctions including incontinence bladder control, erectile dysfunction and more. We will discuss how to support and care for men, as well as answer your questions. Learn how to have open, honest conversations with men about their pelvic dysfunctions. Light refreshments will be provided. Call 704-512-3209 to register.

Lung Cancer: Are We Making Any Progress?
Tuesday, November 4, 6 p.m.
CMC-Mercy Auditorium, located at 2001 Vail Ave., Charlotte, NC
Kathryn Finch Mileham, MD, Hematology/Oncology, Levine Cancer Institute will discuss recent drug approvals, positive clinical trial results, updates on CT screening and areas on ongoing needs. A light complimentary meal will be provided. Call 704-304-5192 by Thursday, October 30 to register.

Making Healthy Food Choices: It's A Family Affair
Tuesday, December 2, 6 p.m.
CMC-Mercy Auditorium, located at 2001 Vail Ave., Charlotte, NC
Lisa Summers, RD, MD, and Stephanie Kinner, RD, LDN, Carolinas Weight Management discuss "Rethinking your Drink," especially around the holidays, sweet and savory healthy snacks and participating in fun family physical activities and challenges during the holidays and winter months. A light complimentary meal will be provided. Call 704-304-5192 by Wednesday, November 26 to register.

Massage Therapy at CMC-Mercy
Have you ever wished you had an inexpensive option to the high prices of the local spas? As part of our patient-centered care initiative we are offering massage therapy. Massage has proven health benefits so treat yourself to a therapeutic massage by a licensed massage therapist.

Rates: $50 for one hour, $80 for 90 minutes (no tipping). Morning and evening hours are available. CMC-Mercy is located at 2001 Vail Ave. in Charlotte, NC. Please call 704-304-5003 to schedule an appointment.

Body Composition Assessment Testing
The gold standard of body composition assessment, the BOD POD provides both lean muscle mass and fat percentages as well as caloric rates for activity levels. Cost is $50 per session or a package of three for $120.00. Call 704-512-3800 for an appointment at Perspective Health & Wellness.

Do You Need a Medication Check-Up?
Our pharmacists will provide a full review of all prescription and over-the-counter drugs, as well as dietary supplements such as vitamins and herbs, to identify and address drug related problems, side effects and medication appropriateness. Call 704-512-6040 to schedule an appointment at CMC-Rx Morrocroft Medical Plaza. Free with $25 purchase.

Cancer Wellness Exercise Program at the Dowd YMCA
10:15 - 11:30 a.m., Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays
Learn to manage the physical side effects of cancer before, during and after treatment. This eight-week program works to enhance strength, endurance and flexibility. Free to participants thanks to a grant from 24 Hours of Booty. Call 704-716-6150 to register.

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