Free Ideal Weight seminar planned
A free seminar, “How to Achieve your Ideal Weight,” is offered by Dr. Ted Suzelis at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Ohio Naturopathic Wellness Center, South Bridge West (behind Second Sole), 755 Boardman-Canfield Road, Suite D-3.
To register, call 330-729-1350 or register online at OhioND.com. Admission is free, but registration is required.
Also, Dr. Suzelis is offering his eight-week 2014 Weight Loss with the Doc Challenge beginning at 6:30 p.m. Thursday after How to Achieve Your Ideal Weight.
The grand-prize winner will receive a prize package valued at more than $500. The challenge entry fee is $25.
Program scheduled on heart disease
NEW CASTLE, PA.
The Dean Ornish Program For Reversing Heart Disease at Jameson Hospital offers The Spectrum Program from 10 a.m. to noon on Mondays, beginning Feb. 24, and continuing March 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31.
This six-week, lifestyle-improvement program is designed to impact heart disease and the risk factors for heart disease, including high blood pressure, high cholesterol and diabetes. Participants of the Spectrum Program are encouraged to make small changes in their habits throughout the six weeks.
For information, or to enroll, call Lori Brothers at 724-656-4660. A nominal fee is charged for non-Highmark Insurance members.
A free weight-loss seminar is offered by Dr. Jim Mussler at 6:15 p.m. Thursday at his office inside the Southbridge West development off U.S. Route 224 at 755 Boardman-Canfield Road Suite C2. For information, call 330-758-9567.
Emergency help with utility bills
The Trumbull Community Action Program, 1230 Palmyra Road SW, is offering emergency utility-bill assistance under the Winter Crisis Program through March 31.
The program can help eligible households avoid utility disconnection, restore disconnected service, establish new service and purchase fuel oil, propane, coal and wood.
Appointments for weekday afternoons can be scheduled by calling 877-747-1041. Call TCAP at 330-393-2507, ext. 225, for information. During the program, 25 walk-in customers will be seen every morning from 7:30 a.m. to noon, and 25 walk-in customers will be seen in the afternoon on Mondays only.
New MRI running
Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley’s new $2 million MAGNETOM Aera 1.5T magnetic-resonance imaging scanner is up and running.
“The addition of this new MRI scanner will expand access to diagnostic imaging for pediatric patients that supports a complete range of clinical applications, including neurology, orthopedics, body imaging, angiography, cardiology, fetal and oncology,” said Michael Rubin, chairman for the radiology department at Akron Children’s Hospital.
Hospice of the Valley’s new volunteer class is from 1 to 4:30 p.m. Fridays from March 7 through April 4 at St. Joe’s at the Mall, Eastwood Mall, Niles (behind Sears). New volunteers are needed for all areas of Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana counties and western Pennsylvania. Volunteer assignments are made close to the volunteer’s home. For information or to register, call 330-788-1992.