Healthy classes, events and programs – Huntington Herald Dispatch

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Breastfeeding Support Group

LOCATION: Hoops Family Childrens Hospital MOMS classroom, third floor

INFORMATION: Facilitated by a certified lactation consultant, this informal setting is a great way for new moms to exchange information and experiences about breastfeeding. There is no cost and registration is not required. More information: 304-526-6358.

LOCATION: Wellness Center Aerobics Room, St. Marys Regional Heart Institute, first floor

INFORMATION: This class combines fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body using principles from aerobics and fitness to achieve cardio and muscle-toning benefits. Cost is $5 per class or a package of eight classes for $35. Free trial classes are available. More information: 304-526-1660.

Gynecologic Cancer Support Group

LOCATION: Edwards Comprehensive Cancer Center Resource Room

INFORMATION: This free support group is for women with ovarian, cervical and other gynecologic cancers and their loved ones. Everyone is welcome and no RSVP is required. Refreshments will be served. More information: 304-526-2443.

LOCATION: St. Marys Medical Center Lobby

INFORMATION: St. Marys will dedicate a special memorial Christmas tree in the medical centers main lobby this holiday season to give the community the opportunity to honor loved ones who have passed away. Community members may purchase a special ornament for the tree in honor of a loved one with a minimum donation of $25 to the St. Marys Foundation. To purchase an ornament, call St. Marys Spiritual Care & Mission at 304.526.1188. More information: 304-526-1188.

LOCATION: Cabell Huntington Hospital

INFORMATION: Future big brothers and sisters can learn to help care for the new baby. There is no cost for this class, but registration is required. More information: 304-526-BABY (2229).

Brain Aneurysm, AVM and Stroke Support Group

LOCATION: St. Marys Conference Center, 2849 5th Ave.

INFORMATION: In conjunction with the Joe Niekro Foundation, this free support group is open to anyone who has suffered from a brain aneurysm, arteriovenous malformation (AVM) or stroke and their family members. Registration is not required. More information: 304-399-7478.

Free Diabetic Foot Screenings

LOCATION: Wound Healing Center, 1600 Medical Center Drive, Suite 2500

INFORMATION: Do you suffer from lack of sensation, a feeling of pins and needles, or pain in your feet? If you have diabetes, regular foot screenings are important. Learn your risks at these free, five-minute screenings. More information: 304-399-3510.

LOCATION: St. Marys Wound and Hyperbaric Center, St. Marys Medical Center, ground floor

INFORMATION: Free screenings include an exam, health education and giveaways for people with foot-related concerns or those having difficulty caring for their own feet. Screenings will be provided by registered nurses. More information: 304-399-7450.

LOCATION: Vascular Lab, St. Marys Regional Heart Institute, first floor

INFORMATION: Screenings are for peripheral vascular disease, carotid artery and abdominal aortic aneurysm. The cost is $45 for each test or $99 for all three tests. Screenings are by appointment. More information: 304-526-1492.

LOCATION: Wellness Center Aerobics Room, St. Marys Regional Heart Institute, first floor

INFORMATION: This class combines fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body using principles from aerobics and dance to achieve cardio and muscle-toning benefits. The cost is $5 per class or a package of eight classes for $35. Free trial classes are available. More information: 304-526-1660.

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