Health Brief, Aug. 14, 2012
Summer speaker series ending
The last two presentations of the 2012 Summer Speaker Series presented by the city of Fruita and Family Health West will take place today and Saturday at the Fruita Community Center, 324 N. Coulson St.
Dr. Waggar Khan-Farooqi will present “Healthy Feet and Ankles: Choosing Proper Footwear” at 6 p.m. today and Dr. Lynda Hamner will present “Anti-Inflammatory Diet Recommendations” at 10 a.m. Saturday. Both presentations are free and open to the public.
Khan-Farooqi’s presentation will focus on prevention of foot and ankle deformity, arthritis and injuries, while Hamner will concentrate on food recommendations for people with high cholesterol or blood pressure or autoimmune conditions such as lupus or rheumatoid arthritis. Call Fruita Parks and Recreation at 858-0360 or go to the Fruita Community Center for more information.