Calendar Of Events Health
Written by Miami Today on February 6, 2003
A support group for people coping with cancer and their families meets weekly on Thursdays from 2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. in the Chapel at Baptist Hospital, 8900 N Kendall Drive, Miami. Details: (305) 596-6572.
Tenet South Florida Health System will provide weekly cardiac screenings from 8 a.m.-10 a.m. during the month of February. Medical staff will check your blood pressure and cholesterol. Tenet hospitals include Coral Gables Hospital, Hialeah Hospital, North Shore Medical Center, Palmetto General Hospital and Parkway Regional Medical Center. Details: (888) TENET-4U.
A support group for adults with diabetes and their families meets the first Friday of each month, 1:30 p.m.-3 p.m. in the Diabetes Care Center conference room, located on 3 Main West at Baptist Hospital, 8900 N Kendall Drive, Miami. Details: (305) 270-3696.
Support group for children with diabetes and their parents meets the second Saturday of each month. 10 a.m. The location alternates each month between the Diabetes Care Center at Baptist Hospital and Miami Children’s Hospital. Details: (305) 270-3696.
Tai Chi style exercise classes meet Mondays and Wednesdays from 1 p.m.-2 p.m. and 2 p.m.-3 p.m. at the Health Resource Center at Baptist Medical Plaza, 8840 Bird Road, Miami. Eight-week fee $32. Details: (305) 226-7398.
Free support group for adults who are trying to stop smoking or have stopped smoking will meet from 5:30 p.m.-6 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of each month at South Miami Hospital – Pulmonary Rehabilitation, 3rd floor, U.S. 1 and SW 62 Avenue, Miami. Details: (786) 662-8484.
Stree management workshop for people dealing with stress in their lives will be held the second Tuesday of each month, from 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m. at South Miami Hospital, Victor E. Clarke Education Center, U.S. 1 and SW 62 Avenue, Miami. Fee $5. Details: (786) 662-8106.
WOMEN & HEART DISEASE
"Women & Heart Disease: Prevent your first heart attack", program offered from 7 p.m.-8 p.m. at the Women’s Health Resource Center, at the Baptist Medical Arts Building, first floor, 8950 N. Kendall Dr., Miami. Fee $5. Details: (305) 412-8700.