Health events


LUMBERTON — Several events promoting healthy living have been scheduled at Southeastern Health’s Community Health Education Center, which is located beside Shoe Show in Biggs Park Mall on North Elm Street in Lumberton.

— Nutrition Bingo: Community Nutritionist Cameron Karrenbauer hosts nutrition bingo each Friday in August at 8:45 a.m. For information, call 910-671-9393.

— Making Smarter Drink Choices: Teresa Bethea, of N.C. Cooperative Extension, will give a presentation on making smarter drink choices and how to prepare a fruit smoothie on Wednesday at 11 a.m. For information, call 910-671-9393.

— Breastfeeding Support: Breastfeeding and CEASE Program Coordinator Janna Blue will present a program about how family members can provide support for breastfeeding mothers. The program will be held on Aug. 15 at 8 a.m. and 11 a.m. For information, call 910-671-9393.

— Weight Loss: Southeastern Health’s Weight Loss Support Group will meet on Aug. 15 at 5:15 p.m. For information, call 910-735-8562.

— Walk with a Doc: Gibson Cancer Center Physician Assistant Catherine Gaines will present a program about head and neck cancer on Aug. 17 at 11 a.m. A stroll around the mall will be followed by a healthy lunch. For information, call 910-671-9393.

— The Importance of Immunizations: Sarah Gray, of the Robeson County Health Department, will present a program on the importance of getting immunized on Aug. 24 at 11 a.m. For innformation, call 910-671-9393.

— PrivilegesPlus: Southeastern Health’s PrivilegesPlus group will play Double Bunco on Aug. 28 at 3 p.m. For information, call 910-671-5018.

— Low-Carb Dieting: Southeastern Health Registered Dietitian Anna Matteson will present a program about low-carb diets on Aug. 29 at 11 a.m. For more information, call 910-671-9393.

— Why Immunize: Infectious Disease Specialist Dr. Obiefuna Okoye will present a program about why we should get immunized on Aug. 30 at 11 a.m. For information, call 910-671-9393.

— Aromatherapy: Dr. Jeff Grimm, from Southeastern Medical Clinic Gray’s Creek, will discuss the medical uses of aromatherapy on Aug. 31 at 9 a.m. For information, call 910-671-9393.

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