Upcoming St. Luke's Live Well Events:

Cooking with a Cardiologist 

Wednesday, Feb. 26  6 p.m.
Free  •  Pre-registration required.

Join a doctor from UnityPoint Clinic - Cardiology and  registered dietitians from Hy-Vee and UnityPoint Health - St. Luke's Diabetes Education to learn how to spice up your meals. This is a good opportunity to broaden your culinary horizons and experiment with new foods. Enjoy complimentary samples of along with a lively discussion about heart health. Come with an appetite for knowledge and leave with a newfound appreciation for the occasional meatless meal. 

Register by calling 319/739-2085.

Hereditary colon cancer syndromes seminar March 4 at Mercy

Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosed in both men and women in the U.S. Genetics plays a strong role as the risk of developing colorectal cancer is two to three times greater for those with a first-degree relative.

Join Mercy Medical Center and genetic counselor, Kate Durda, for a seminar from 6:30-7:30 p.m. March 4 at the Hall-Perrine Cancer Center, 701 10th St. SE, Cedar Rapids.  Participants will learn more about colon cancer, genetic syndromes, risk factors and testing.  For more information and to register, call(319) 365-4673.

Disconnect to Reconnect: The Impact of Technology on Child Development and Learning

Thursday, April 3  •  6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
DoubleTree by Hilton - Cedar Rapids
Free  •  Pre-registration required.

St. Luke's Witwer Children’s Therapy is proud to bring internationally known speaker Cris Rowan, author of The Virtual Child to Cedar Rapids. This session will focus on the terrifying truth about what technology is doing to children and will offer parents, health and education professionals innovative tools and techniques to enhance child development and academic performance, while managing balanced use of technology.

To register: please send an email with your name and phone number or call call 319/369-7395.

St. Luke's Lung Check

If you are a long-term, heavy smoker age 55 or older, Lung Check is for you.

Lung Check includes:
• Low-dose CT chest screening exam
• Lung Cancer Risk Assessment
• Personalized cancer risk reduction and healthy
    lifestyle education
• Tobacco cessation/secondhand smoke education

All testing is done in one convenient appointment at
St. Luke’s for $175. If applicable, insurance will be used as the first form of payment.

Call 319/369-7116 to see if you are eligible.