Say “olé!” to two hours of fun activities at Fitness Plus for National Senior Health & Fitness Day. Participate in the “Fiesta” on Tuesday, May 13, from 11 am to 1 pm. The event is free to both members and nonmembers who are 50 and older.
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The best way to monitor osteoporosis risk is to undergo regular bone density screenings. Saint Francis Medical Center offers these tests as part of its Heart & Health Screenings. The following screenings are available 7-10 am on the first and third Wednesdays of each month at the Saint... Read more
Nearly one-third of stroke victims are younger than 65. You could be at risk for stroke if you have risk factors such as high blood pressure, diabetes, heart and artery disease, or certain blood disorders. Physical inactivity, smoking, alcohol or illegal drug use and obesity also could... Read more
Saint Francis Medical Center is hosting its seventh annual Heart to Heart Luncheon on Friday, April 4. Zonya Foco, RD, CHFI, CSP, “America’s Nutrition Leader,” is back by popular demand as the keynote speaker. One of the luncheon’s most popular speakers, Foco is leading America in... Read more
Darkened, enlarged veins in the legs are more than just a cosmetic problem. Often, they are a symptom of an underlying medical condition and a cause of pain.“If you have tired, achy legs, swelling that slows you down or unsightly veins on your legs, you might... Read more
For those who have lost a friend or family member, the holidays can be a special time of remembrance. Saint Francis Medical Center offers families an opportunity to help those in need while honoring loved ones.You can make a contribution to Saint Francis Foundation’s Luminaries for... Read more
The 2018 Jingle Bell Run and Walk benefiting the Arthritis Foundation is now accepting registrations. Saint Francis Healthcare System is the main corporate sponsor of the 2018 Run and Walk in Cape Girardeau on Saturday, December 8. The event will include a 5K run and a... Read more