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Allegheny Valley Hospital
1301 Carlisle St
Natrona Heights, PA 15065


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Allegheny Valley Hospital

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Doc Talks and Wellness Lectures

Hosted by Destination Wellness, Doc Talks and Health and Wellness Lectures are free, informative seminars provided by  physicians of Allegheny Valley Hospital and Allegheny Health Network as well as  health experts. Here, you can learn about a new surgical procedure, get answers to your health questions and  meet a prospective physician. The lectures are open to the public with free, accessible parking. Call 724.274.5202 for more information or to register.

highmark blue cross Wellness Where You Live

Because unhealthy lifestyle behaviors contribute to chronic and costly diseases, such as diabetes and heart disease, Highmark’s preventive health strategy focuses on ways to increase access to its lifestyle improvement programs so people cannot only manage disease, but prevent it in the first place. Learning to eat healthier, reduce stress and feel better just got easier for the Alle-Kiski Valley.  Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield has expanded its preventive health network to Destination Wellness to offer Highmark's programs and services.  There is no fee for Highmark members. There is a nominal fee for non-Highmark members.  Call 724.274.5202 for dates and times.


Highmark programs offered at Destination Wellness include:


Personal Nutrition Coaching
  A one-on-one counseling service with a registered dietician helps you to make healthy lifestyle and nutrition choices to address weight management, heart health or diabetes.  By appointment only.

Personal Nutrition Coaching

  Join us for an innovative, new, six-week group stress management program in which participants identify everyday stressors, learn how stress impacts our bodies and our health, and are taught techniques for controlling stress and managing it in their daily life.

Personal Nutrition Coaching

  This four-week Wellness Where You Live Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield lifestyle improvement program will teach better food choices for a lifetime, including label reading, grocery shopping and a food demo, as well as the triggers that surround food choices. 

Personal Nutrition Coaching

  This ten-week Wellness Where You Live Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield lifestyle improvement weight management program is designed to help participants lose 10 pounds or 10% of their body weight through optimal nutrition, regular exercise and behavior change.  A one-time $20 toolkit fee will be collected from Highmark members.

Personal Nutrition Coaching

  This four-week Wellness Where You Live Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield lifestyle improvement program will help you develop stronger bones for a lifetime focusing on making healthy choices to improve bone health and prevent or manage osteoporosis.  Establish a bone-building plan that includes nutrition, supplements, strength training exercises, stress management and much more.

Blue Cross Blue Shield is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, an association of independent Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans. For more information, visit www.highmark.com.

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