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Just 4 Girls Health - Free event

Pardee Hospital, Girl Scouts and the Henderson County Family YMCA will present a health event designed for girls 12 – 19 years old on Saturday, Nov. 13, from 1:30 until 4 p.m. at the Pardee Health Education Center in the Blue Ridge Mall. Just 4 Girls Health will feature refreshments, gifts, information and several interactive discussions with healthcare providers about keeping girls safe and healthy. Topics include healthy bodies, stress, depression, peer pressure, coping, dating, fitness and nutrition.  Mothers are welcome to attend with their daughters. The event is free and open to the public.  To register for this event, please call 1-866-790-WELL.  

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Diabetes Awareness Day - November 17

Pardee Hospital will host a Diabetes Awareness Day on Wed., Nov. 17, from 10 a.m. until 12:30 p.m., at the Pardee Health Education Center located in the Blue Ridge Mall. Attendees at this free event will learn about diabetes and how to manage the disease. Blood pressure, body fat analysis and foot screenings will be offered at no cost.  A1C screenings will be available for $20. In addition, healthcare professionals will be available to answer questions and provide information helpful in the self-management of diabetes.  Registration for this event is not required. Click here to download the Diabetes Awareness Day flyer. Diabetes Awareness Day is provided by Perspectives Diabetes Education at Pardee.

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Think Small

Be on the lookout in November for our new cancer ads. They will appear in the Times-News, Times-News Weekly, Transylvania Times, Tryon Daily Bulletin, Verve Magazine, and Our State Magazine.

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November Events

This month we are have a lot of special programs going on at the Hospital and the Health Education CenterDr. Hicks will be presenting on spine surgeries, Dr. Seng will discuss new innovations in joint replacement, and Dr. Timmerman will discuss a new treatment for GERD. November 17th is Diabetes Awareness Day, so stop by the Health Education Center in the Mall for free screenings. Check below to see all of the other happenings at Pardee in November. To register for any of our events, call 1-866-790-WELL (9355). View our calendar anytime to see other upcoming events.

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Team up and Lighten Up 4 Life

Team up. Sign the pledge on Lighten Up 4 Life Facebook page.

Lighten Up 4 Life is here to help. Throughout the holidays, every Lighten Up 4 Life e-newsletter will offer you help to get you through the holidays! Once you register yourself for Lighten Up 4 Life (it's free!), you will begin receiving helpful weight loss tips in the weekly e-newsletter.  Join the facebook fan page to learn even more hints on how to keep the pounds off during the holidays. Lighten Up 4 Life members receive: ·         Tips to help you avoid holiday weight gain ·         Advice to help you control your eating at parties ·         Suggestion on how to add more physical activity to your day ·         Tips to help you avoid hidden calories ·         Plus great Holiday recipes so you won't feel deprived Being mindful of what you eat and ramping up the exercise can help you make it through without gaining weight. But the greatest way to avoid packing on extra pounds over the Holidays is to plan what you're going to eat ahead time. Being prepared goes a long way to help you avoid eating too much. Join Pardee's Lighten Up 4 Life today!

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