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Blood analysis



Published: Thu, April 11, 2013 @ 12:00 a.m.

Blood analysis

WARREN

Working with Trumbull Memorial Hospital labs, the Rotary Club of Warren is offering a full blood analysis April 20 for less than $40 at its Spring Blood Analysis program. The event is from 7 to 10 a.m. at SCOPE, Inc., 220 West Market St.

No appointment is necessary. Participants must fast (no food, only water) for 12 hours prior to testing and no alcoholic beverages for 24 hours before testing.

For $36, participants can receive chemistry and CBC profiles and urine testing. The chemistry profile tests glucose levels, triglyceride, and cholesterol levels. The CBC Profile includes white blood cell count, hemoglobin, hematocrit and platelet. Urine testing provides family physicians important information about possible diabetes, kidney disease or blood. A thyroid panel will be available for an additional $24, said Barry Dunaway, Blood Analysis Committee chairman.

Representatives from Hillside Rehabilitation Hospital and TMH Orthopedics and Breast Health departments will provide additional educational information.

KSU health fair

CHAMPION

The Kent State University at Trumbull School of Nursing is offering its annual Campus & Community Health Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 24 in the Classroom/Administration Building.

The free event features vendors with health care information, and screening services for students, faculty, staff and the general public. For information, call 330-847-0571.

Autism training

YOUNGSTOWN

A training session to better equip first responders on meeting the needs of people with autism in an emergency situation is 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Ohio One Building auditorium, 25 East Boardman St.

Sponsored by the Autism Society of Ohio Mahoning Valley, the Mahoning County Mental Health Board, and Help Hotline Crisis Center to mark April as Autism Awareness Month, the training is geared toward police, fire, emergency medical technicians, hospital emergency room staff and paramedics.

The course, taught by Sgt. Mark Farrar of the Akron Police Department, whose 6-year-old son is on the autism spectrum, includes how to identify common behaviors associated with a child or adult with autism; most common types of calls responders will encounter, and de-escalation techniques.

This training is considered advanced crisis-intervention training for the 170 officers who have completed the initial 40-hour course offered annually by the Mahoning County Mental Health Board, said Ronald Marian, director of the county health board.

Pre-registration is requested. Visit online at www. autismohio.org/mv. For information, call 330-743-9184 or 330-746-2959 ext. 7975.

Autism seminar

BOARDMAN

In recognition of Autism Awareness Month, Dr. Noah Erickson is offering a free seminar for parents and professionals on holistic treatments for children with autism, ADHD, language disorders, digestive problems, allergies and many other health issues. The event is at 7 p.m. April 22 at 8261 Market St.

A physician who performs specialized testing focusing on the child’s genetic traits that make them susceptible to autism and many other disorders, Dr. Erickson says he is committed to educate families on ways their children can get well naturally, from the inside out. For information, call 330-506-0525 or visit online at www.drnoahsarc.com.


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