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Health and Wellness

Heart 101

Event Date:  February 26, 2016 - 10:00am This free class to arm participants with the information to achieve a healthy heart for life. Learn about how the heart works, the causes of heart disease, managing risk factors, symptoms that something is wrong, diagnosis and treatment, early heart attack warning signs, heart disease and women. Location Anne Arundel Medical Center Belcher Pavilion 2000 Medical Parkway, 7th Floor, Annapolis, Md., 21401 United States See map: Google Maps

Smart Woman: Heart of the Matter

Event Date:  February 11, 2016 - 6:30pm Whether it’s keeping up with kids or grandkids, meeting fitness goals, or simply living a long, healthy life, it’s important to know about the foundation to living a heart healthy life. Education and prevention are key to meeting health goals and staying motivated. The session will include a discussion on how the heart works, women and heart disease risks, the risk factors you can control and important heart trouble signs or symptoms . Location Anne Arundel Medical Center Belcher Pavilion 2000 Medical Parkway, 7th Floor, Annapolis, Md., 21401 United States See map: Google Maps

COPD 101: Learn to Breathe Easier

Event Date:  February 9, 2016 - 10:00am Learn what you can do to cope best and feel better by attending a free class. Learn how to improve daily function, decrease flare-ups, use a spacer and inhaler correctly and use exercise to improve your ability to carry out everyday activities. Location Anne Arundel Medical Center Clatanoff Pavilion, Rotary Room 2001 Medical Parkway, Annapolis, Md., 21401 United States See map: Google Maps

Kidney 101: Taking Care of Your Kidneys

Event Date:  January 27, 2016 - 10:00am Kidney 101 is designed to raise awareness about the importance of kidney function to your overall health. Learn how the kidneys work, what can cause kidney disease, how kidney disease is detected and what you can do to keep your kidneys healthy. Location Anne Arundel Medical Center Belcher Pavilion 2000 Medical Parkway, 7th Floor, Annapolis, Md., 21401 United States See map: Google Maps

Bariatric Seminar – Prince George’s County

Event Date:  January 26, 2016 - 6:00pm : This free seminar is for those interested in learning more about weight loss surgery. Anne Arundel Medical Center’s Dr. Alex Gandsas and bariatric team members will discuss the bariatric surgery program; including types of surgery, program requirements, insurance specifics and other details. Location Double Tree by Hilton Hotel 9100 Basil Ct. Largo, Md. 20774 United States See map: Google Maps

Hip and Knee Pain 101

Event Date:  January 20, 2016 - 10:00am - 12:00pm A free class taught by one of AAMC’s Joint Center program coordinators to learn the basics of arthritis and options to get relief from pain. Learn more about non-surgical options for managing pain including weight loss, exercise, medication, and more. Location Anne Arundel Medical Center Belcher Pavilion 2000 Medical Parkway, 7th Floor, Annapolis, Md., 21401 United States See map: Google Maps

Presentation: Health Decisions Done Right: A Lecture on Joint Surgery

Event Date:  May 27, 2015 - 10:00am “Health Decisions Done Right: A Lecture on Joint Surgery,” presented by Dr.  Joseph Hanna, MD of the Orthopaedic Center, May 27, 10 a.m. at Ingleside at King Farm, 701 King Farm Blvd., Rockville, Md. Location Ingleside at King Farm 701 King Farm Blvd. Rockville, MD United States See map: Google Maps