Community Health Education

Mythbusters: The Truth about Your Brain

When 
Monday 4:00 pm
Where 
Science Museum of Western Virginia | Tanglewood Mall | Roanoke

Join us as we learn from Dr. Audra Van Wart, a research scientist from the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, as she presents “Mythbusters: The Truth About Your Brain.”
 
Part of Brain Awareness Week, Dr. Van Wart’s discussion is aimed at middle and high school students, though the event is free and open to all.
 
Her 45-minute presentation will include use of actual plastinated human brains on loan from the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine in Blacksburg.

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Shouldering the Pain isn't Necessary

When 
Monday 2:00 pm
Where 
Trinity Ecumenical Church | 40 Lakemount Drive | Moneta, Va.

Prevention and Treatment of Common Shoulder Injuries

There’s good news for people who struggle to remain active because of a shoulder injury. Whether you’re an athlete or just trying to reach the top shelf in the pantry—know that you don’t have to suffer through the pain. Join us for an informational discussion on ways to treat and prevent rotator cuff injuries.

To pre-register or for more information, call 800-422-8482.

Red Hot Mamas: Midlife Menstrual Concerns: What to Expect from your Periods

Where 
Carilion New River Valley Medical Center, Montgomery Room | 2900 Lamb Circle | Christiansburg, Va.

It's no secret: As women age, changes to our bodies and appearance start to come on gradually. But beyond the gray hairs and extra wrinkles, many women grow concerned about menopause. To help ease concerns and gain more understanding about the changes in your cycles, join us for an inspirational and positive seminar.

Speaker: Laurie Buchwald, N.P.

To register for this event or learn when the next Red Hot Mamas program is being held in your community, please call 800-422-8482.

Red Hot Mamas: Everything You Want to Know About Intimacy, Before and After Menopause

Where 
South County Library | 6303 Merriman Road | Roanoke, Va.

Sometimes intimacy isn’t easy to talk about, even with your partner. But you’re not alone. Over half of the menopausal women in the U.S. experience symptoms that disrupt their sex lives. The better informed you are, the better you’ll be prepared for life’s changes.

Speaker: Andrea Cobb, M.D., Carilion Clinic gynecologist

Light refreshments will be served and door prizes will be awarded.

To register for this event or learn more when the next Red Hot Mamas program is being held in your community, please call 800-422-8482.

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