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AKMC Hosts Osteoporosis: Lecture and Bone Density Screening

Wednesday, September 15th, 2010

Natrona Heights, Pa., – Alle-Kiski Medical Center’s (AKMC) PriorityCare program will host Lindsay Ledwich, MD from Arthritis and Rheumatic Disease for a presentation on Osteoporosis on Wednesday, September 22 at 6 p.m. in the Charles W. Young Conference Center at the hospital in Harrison. The Bone Density Center will provide free heel screenings to identify those who may need further testing. Screenings will be held from 5 – 6 p.m. Reservations will be required.

Osteoporosis, the most common type of bone disease, is the thinning of bone tissue and loss of bone density over time. There are no symptoms in the early stages of the disease. Please call 724-226-7339 to register or e-mail: kgiovann@wpahs.org.

PriorityCare is a free membership program offered by AKMC to all adults age 55 or older.

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