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Baptist Health Hosts Events, Classes in September
By West Kentucky Star
PADUCAH, KY - Baptist Health Paducah has planned educational events, classes and support groups for the month of September:

Kangaroo Klub for Breastfeeding Mothers
1 to 2:30 pm, Friday, Sept. 1, Meeting Room A, Medical Park 2, Baptist Health Paducah
Support group for women who breastfeed or expectant mothers who plan to breastfeed.
Phone 270-575-2229 for more information.

Weight Loss Information Session
6 pm, Tuesday, Sept. 5, Carson-Myre Heart Center auditorium
Learn about medical and surgical options for weight loss.
Phone 270-575-8462 for more information.

Parkinson’s Support Group
9:30 to 11 am Wednesday, Sept. 6 and 20, Shirley Trail Lanier Classroom (Atrium Classroom), Medical Park 2, Baptist Health Paducah.
Phone 270-575-2721 for more information.

Baptist Health Paducah Stroke Support Group
3 to 4:30 pm, Monday, Sept. 11, Carson-Myre Heart Center conference room
The group provides support for stroke survivors and their caregivers, family and friends. Light refreshments are served.
Phone Mary Legge at 270-575-2880 to register.

Baptist Health Paducah Prepared Childbirth Classes
5 to 7 pm, Monday, Sept. 11 and 18, or 9 am to 1 pm, Saturday, Sept. 16, Meeting Room A, Medical Park 2, Baptist Health Paducah
Free class designed to help expectant parents in their second or third trimester learn about the labor and delivery process.
Phone 270-575-2229 to register.

Lymphedema Support Group
5:30 pm Monday, Sept. 11, Shirley Trail Lanier Classroom, Medical Park 2, Baptist Health Paducah.
Free class for anyone who suffers from lymphedema or wants to learn more about it.

Diabetes Classes
1 to 4 pm, Tuesday, Sept. 12, and Thursday, Sept. 14, Shirley Trail Lanier Classroom, Medical Park 2, Baptist Health Paducah.
Free class with a certified diabetes instructor to assist with any question or concerns about diabetes. A physician order is required.
Phone 270-575-2918 for more information.

Breastfeeding Classes
6-8 pm, Monday, Sept. 18, Meeting Room A, Medical Park 2, Baptist Health Paducah
Free class helps prepare expectant mothers for the breastfeeding experience.
Phone 270-575-2229 to register.

Cancerport Breast Cancer Support Group
6 pm, Tuesday, Sept. 19, Oncology Resource Room, located inside the hospital at 25th and Broadway.
The group provides support for those diagnosed with breast cancer and living in recovery.
Phone 270-442-1310 for more information.

Free Prostate Screening
7 am, Wednesday, Sept. 20, Larry Barton Atrium, Baptist Health Paducah
Free breakfast seminar for men featuring physicians Michael Knox, MD, Donald Spicer, MD, and Matthew Young, MD, from the Baptist Health Medical Group Urology Group. The first 50 registrants – 40 to 70 years old, not under an urologist’s care and not previously screened – also may sign up for a free baseline prostate screening. Register by leaving a message at 270-777-4545.

Published 08:40 AM, Saturday Aug. 26, 2017
Updated 01:10 AM, Saturday Aug. 26, 2017

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