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Speakers Bureau Topics

Breast Health

  • Breast Self-Exam and Early Detection of Breast Cancer
  • Breast Reconstruction after Mastectomy
  • Breast Cancer Education 

Cancer Awareness/Prevention

  • Cancer Risk Assessment
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Skin Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Gynecological Cancer
  • Cancer Imaging: Mammogram, Ultrasound and Breast MRI
  • Lung Cancer

Bone Health

  • Foot Care
  • Making Lifestyle Changes for a Healthy Back
  • Osteoporosis: Treatment and Prevention
  • Safety in the Home: Preventing Trips and Tumbles

Careers in Health Care

Children's Health/Parent Education

  • Building your child's self-esteem
  • The benefits of breastfeeding
  • Childhood diseases
  • Child-proofing your home
  • Managing childhood asthma
  • Preparing your child to stay home alone
  • Home, Bicycle and Car Seat Safety
  • Childhood Obesity
  • Aerobic Exercise - Children's Need for Exercise
  • Communication with Your Child

Chronic Disease

  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Crohn's & Colitis Disease

Death and Dying

  • Grief & Loss
  • Bereavement Care
  • Communication
  • Hope through Hospice Care
  • Nutrition in Advanced Illness
  • Palliative Care
  • Pain & Symptom Management in Advanced Illness
  • Volunteering at Hospice House

Diabetes

  • Risk and Prevention
  • Treatment Options
  • Diabetes and Meal Planning

Emergency Care

  • Basic First Aid and CPR Overview
  • Bruises & Bumps: When to Take Your Child to a Doctor
  • Signs and Symptoms of Heart Attack and Stroke
  • When to Call 911 and What to Do While You Wait for EMS to Arrive

Health Consumer Education

  • Advanced directives (living will, durable power of attorney)
  • End of Life Decisions
  • Confidentiality & Legal Aspects of Health Information Management (Med Records), HIPPA

Communicating with Your Physician

  • Navigating the Health System
  • Understanding Health Insurance Options
  • Choosing a Nursing Home
  • The Mercy Foundation - Why You'll Want to Give Even Though I'm Not Going to Ask You|

Healthy Aging /Wellness for Mature Adults

  • Exercise routines for mature adults
  • Eating Smart as You Age
  • The activity pyramid for seniors
  • How to Keep Your Mind Active
  • Security & Safety Tips

Healthy Living

  • Benefits of Exercise
  • Strength Training
  • Making positive lifestyle changes
  • Getting a handle on stress
  • The power of relaxation
  • The life balance pyramid
  • Activity pyramid
  • Secrets to waist management
  • Laughter is the best medicine
  • Smoking Cessation

Heart, Lung and Vascular Health

  • Heart Disease
    • Risk factors
    • Coronary Artery Calcium Scoring CT Scan
    • Framingham Risk Scoring for Heart Disease
    • Metabolic Syndrome
    • Vital Communication with your Physician about Heart Disease
    • Prevention and screenings
    • Treatment options
  • Women and Heart Disease
    • Risk
    • Symptoms
    • Treatment
    • Heart2Heart
    • Prevention
    • Diet and exercise
    • Cardiac Pulmonary Rehab
    • Diet
    • Exercise
    • Living with chronic conditions
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Heart Arrhythmias
    • Fibrillations
    • Pacemakers
  • Stroke
    • Risks
    • Prevention
    • Symptoms
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease
    • Risk
    • Prevention
    • Treatment options
  • Know Your Numbers
    • Cholesterol
    • Blood pressure
    • Blood sugarPulmonary Topics
    • Lung conditions (asthma, chronic pulmonary disease, pneumonia)
    • Pulmonary function tests
    • Living with pulmonary conditions
    • Tobacco cessation

Home Health Care

  • Overview of Home Care Services
  • Use of Telemonitors to Help Elderly Remain Independent
  • Safety and Fall Prevention Tips for the Elderly in their Home
  • Healthy Eating
  • Caring for Your Aging Parent

Infection Control

  • Emerging Diseases
  • Infectious Disease Prevention
  • Bloodborne Pathogens

Men's Health

  • Prostrate and Urinary Problems
  • Incontinence

Mental Health (Behavior Check-up)

  • Addiction in America: The addictive nature of our society
  • Alcoholism: Facts and Myths
  • Adolescents and Alcohol and Drug Use
  • Drug Use in the Workplace
  • Anger management
  • Dealing with grief
  • Dealing with challenging people
  • Dealing with Depression
  • Coping with change
  • Domestic violence
  • Communication with Your Child
  • Community Resources/Medicare/Medicaid
  • Mind/Body Medicine
  • Stress Relief
  • When You Love Someone Who is Addicted

Nutrition and Diet

  • Eating Disorders
  • Body Image and the media influence
  • Food for Thought
  • Creative ideas for Cooking Nutritious Foods
  • Fast food facts
  • Geriatric nutrition
  • Vitamin Lore
  • Soy: is it for you?
  • The Healthy Way to Weight Loss
  • Portion Control for Weight Control
  • Fad Diets: Fact or Fiction
  • Nutrition for the Adolescent Athlete
  • Food Labeling
  • Nutrition and Heart Disease
  • Boning Up on Calcium with Food
  • Heart Healthy Eating
  • Nutrition for Women
  • Healthy Eating

Pain Management

  • Understanding and Managing Pain
  • Migraines

Pregnancy and Childbirth

  • Breastfeeding
  • Going Home with Baby
  • Having a Baby Later in Life
  • Preconception Issues
  • The Normal Newborn

Sleep Health

  • Importance of Sleep and Sleep Hygiene
  • Snoring and Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep and Aging
  • Teens and Sleep

Sports Medicine

  • Preventing Sports-Related Injuries
  • Taking care of your back and neck
  • What is a physical therapist?

Teens

  • Adolescent Alcohol and Drug Abuse
  • Adolescent Sexuality
  • Dating Violence
  • Is Your Teen at Risk for an Eating Disorder?
  • Raising Today's Teenager
  • Teen Stress and Suicide

Women's Health

  • Managing Menopause and/or Peri -menopause
  • Osteoporosis: risks and testing
  • Women and Heart Disease
  • Women and Depression
  • Breast Self Examinations
  • Breast Cancer
  • Coping with PMS: Pre-Menstrual Syndrome
  • Promoting Women's Health across the Lifespan
  • Health Screenings for Women