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Christian Hospital has acquired the da Vinci® surgical system and on Feb. 8 making health-care history with the St. Louis region’s first-ever full lung lobectomy to effectively treat lung cancer, performed at Christian Hospital with the skillful team of Washington University cardiothoracic surgeons Sunil Prasad, MD, Nabil Munfakh, MD, and Travis Crabtree, MD.
This column lists events for the senior citizens of Florissant and North County. Note that some of the activities are for Florissant residents only. For more information, call the Florissant Senior Office at 839-7604 or 839-7605, unless otherwise noted.
Art Klassing, a fellow Village North resident, serenades Johnnie Riviere with a birthday song at her party on Jan. 26.
Johnnie Riviere and Ed Juriewicz just turned 100 years old on the week of January 16.
February programs offered through SSM DePaul Health Center.
Her Heart: Every Beat Counts, Friday, Feb. 11 7 a.m. – 1 p.m. Columns Banquet Center, 711 Veterans Memorial Parkway in St. Charles. To help educate women about their number one health risk, the SSM Heart Institute is sponsoring the fifth annual “Her Heart: Every Beat Counts” education and screening day. The free program features physician speakers, “Heart-Smart Stations,” drawings, gifts, and free breakfast and lunch. Blood pressure, body fat, cholesterol and glucose screenings will be offered from 7 to 8:30 a.m. There is a $5 fee for the cholesterol and glucose screening. By appointment. To register or a screening time, call (1-866-776-3627) or visit ssmhealth.com/heart.
MEGA Heart Fair Don’t miss a beat with free screenings, lectures, tours, refreshments and much more! Walk through the MEGA Heart, the world’s first inflatable heart designed as an educational walk-through exhibit. andNext Entries »