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May 7, 2014

Health Briefs

ELKHART

Orthopedic surgeon to present at EGH

Elkhart General Hospital is offering a free public seminar titled “Total Joint Arthritis: Symptoms and Treatment Options” from 6 to 7 p.m. Monday in Auditorium B located in the Hospital West Wing.

Dr. Leonard Kibiloski, board-certified orthopedic surgeon from the Elkhart General Hospital Center for Joint Replacement, will explain the two primary types of arthritis: Rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis. He will also discuss symptoms and review diagnosis and treatment options.

Registration is required. To register or for more information, visit www.egh.org or call 574-523-3303. This event is free and open to the public.

SOUTH BEND

Free screenings at Women’s Health Day

Allied Physicians of Michiana is hosting a Women’s Health Day May 17 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

In conjunction with National Women’s Health Week, Allied Physician’s Health Day will give women the opportunity to be screened for diabetes, high cholesterol, carotid artery disease and hypertension. There will also be experts on hand to check visitors’ BMI, hearing, balance and more.

Physicians and physical therapists from Allied will give presentations and answer questions on topics ranging from sleep issues, incontinence, osteoporosis and carpal tunnel disease to breast cancer surgery, pelvic floor rehab and venous disease.

Allied Physicians of Michiana is located at 6301 University Commons Medical Plaza in South Bend. The event is free and open to the public.

GRANGER

Free hearing screening set

On Thursday, the Hearing and Speech Center will offer free hearing screenings for adults from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. The event coincides with Better Hearing and Speech Month throughout May.

Mary Jo Canaday, M.S., is a licensed audiologist at the Hearing and Speech Center. She stresses the importance of detecting hearing loss early.

“There are many, many studies that show how hearing loss is tied to multiple health conditions, including heart disease, diabetes, depression and increased stress. What’s becoming clearer is the ripple effect hearing loss has on brain function,” Canaday says. “People with even mild hearing loss have twice the risk of developing dementia. The risks for those with moderate to severe hearing loss are even greater. What we hear impacts our brain’s stimulation. If it isn’t stimulated, it will atrophy.”

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