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ABCs of Child Safety Seats
Vehicle crashes are the number one cause of childhood fatalities in the nation, and 73% of children are incorrectly restrained or not restrained at all. As a parent, one of the most important responsibilities you have is to keep your child safe while riding in a vehicle.
Michelle Altmaier, Program Coordinator, Mercy Birthplace, and Shannon Stokesberry, Cedar Rapids Police Department, will outline types of child safety seats and appropriate ages and weights for each. Tune in for answers to questions about child safety seats.
Michelle Altmaier, Program Coordinator, Mercy Birthplace
Shannon Stokesberry, Cedar Rapids Police Department
Help for Prescription Drug Abuse
Prescription drug abuse has increased dramatically in recent years, and many believe these drugs are safer than illicit drugs. Join Kelly Marsengill, Clinical Coordinator at Mercy’s Sedlacek Treatment Center to learn which drugs are commonly abused and how the abuse of these drugs impact minds, bodies, lives and families. Learn about resources available to treat prescription drug abuse.
Kelly Marsengill, Clinical Coordinator
Sedlacek Treatment Center
Breast Cancer Updates
One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime, but death rates have been declining in recent years, in part due to improved early detection and treatment options. Vincent Reid, MD, FACS, Medical Director of The Hall-Perrine Cancer Center, will review current screening recommendations and common diagnoses. Listen to his discussion of current treatment options and recent technology updates.
Vincent Reid, MD, FACS
Medical Director, Hall-Perrine Cancer Center
Watch on demand beginning Oct. 15.