Health briefs/calendar 9/1505

Thursday, September 15, 2005

Workshop on skin conditions scheduled

SIKESTON, Mo. -- Missouri League for Nursing will present a workshop, "Geriatric 'Skin-Dromes,'" Sept. 22 at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston.

The workshop will begin at 8:30 a.m. and adjourn at 3:45 p.m. Those interested may contact the Missouri League for Nursing at (573) 635-5355 for information concerning registration and number of approved contact hours.

Annual walk for ALS takes place Tuesday

Southern Missouri area walk sponsors, team captains, walkers and the public are encouraged to attend the Cape Girardeau "Walk to D'feet ALS" Tuesday at the Osage Community Centre, room 1.

Registration will be from 7 to 7:15 a.m. The program begins at 7:15 a.m. with general discussion and questions at 8:30 a.m.

For information, call Sharon Gacki at (888) 873-8539 or e-mail at sgacki@alsastl.org. RSVP by Saturday if you plan to attend.

Free prostate screening set for Saturday morning

Southeast Missouri Hospital and Cape Girardeau Urology Associates will sponsor a free prostate cancer screening clinic Saturday as part of Prostate Cancer Awareness Week. The screening will be at Southeast in the Harrison Room near the main lobby from 8 a.m. until noon.

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