Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

HEALTH HAPPENINGS [Derived Headline]

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

HEALTH HAPPENINGS [Derived Headline]

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Special events

* Monongahela Valley Hospital, Carroll, is sponsoring the following events. To register, call 724-258-1333.

- "Turning Tragedy Into Triumph: A Survivor's Perspective," a personal experience with the suicide of a loved one. 6 p.m. Thursday, Anthony M. Lombardi Education Conference Center. Speaker: Retired Army Staff Sgt. Earl Granville. Part of MVH's Mental Wellness Series. Sponsored in conjunction with Southwestern Pennsylvania Human Services.

- Cancer Survivors Day picnic, 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, hospital campus. Includes recognition of the 30th anniversary of the Charles L. and Rose Sweeney Melenyzer Pavilion and Regional Cancer Center.

Screenings

* Hampton Community Library, 3101 McCully Road, is sponsoring Summer Health Check! mini health fair from 9:30 to noon June 10. Free readings for bone density, blood pressure, body fat analysis and postural evaluations will be available. Call 412-684-1098.

Seminars/classes

* The Pittsburgh Psychoanalytic Center is sponsoring a discussion of the book "Everything I Never Told You" by Celeste Ng from 2 to 3 p.m. Saturday in the director's board room at the Oakland branch of Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, 4400 Forbes Ave., as the season's last segment of "Fiction With Freud." Call 412-661-4224.

* Monongahela Valley Hospital is sponsoring the following programs:

- Healthy Eating Supermarket Tour, conducted by health care professionals from MVH's Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology, 6 to 8 p.m. next Tuesday, Fisher Heights Giant Eagle, 1300 Country Club Road, Carroll. Includes discussion on "How to Read a Food Label." Advance registration required, space limited. Call 724-258- 1483.

- Sciatica pain, 6 p.m. June 10, Willow Room, Mon-Vale HealthPLEX, 800 Plaza Drive, Rostraver. Non-operative spine and sports medicine physician Melissa Gaunche will speak. To register, call 724-258-1333. Part of the ongoing "Innovations in Medicine" series.

* Excela Health is sponsoring the following classes in the first floor conference rooms at Westmoreland Hospital, Greensburg. Call 1- 877-771-1234. …

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