Health Briefs, Jan. 8, 2013

Project Cure founder in GJ today

Dr. James Jackson, founder of Project C.U.R.E. (Commission on Urgent Relief and Equipment), will be in Grand Junction today to attend a luncheon with volunteers and go to an open house from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at the local Project CURE warehouse, 559 Sand Hill Lane, Door 41/42. The open house is open to the public.

Project C.U.R.E. is an organization that ships medical supplies overseas. Grand Junction residents have been involved in Project C.U.R.E. efforts since 2008. The Grand Junction collection center/warehouse is used for sorting locally-donated medical supplies and for preparing the items to ship to other countries. Grand Junction has one of Project C.U.R.E.‘s 13 collection centers.

Project C.U.R.E. has existed since 1987 and is based in Centennial.

Grief understanding sessions at Hospice


Hospice & Palliative Care of Western Colorado will host two free sessions that address the grief process starting today.

The first session, “Grief, the normal response to loss,” will take place from 6 to 7:30 p.m. today. The second session, “How to Help Someone Who is Grieving,” will take place from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Jan. 22. Both sessions are open to the public and will take place at Hospice Care Center, 3090 N. 12th St., Room 102. Snacks and light refreshments will be served.

Contact Jim Hoganson at 683-7637 or visit for more information.

Resolution-keeping talk this month


Dr. Randy Roman will host a talk about how to lose weight, be healthy and achieve other resolutions at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 22 at Roman Family Chiropractic, 2584 Patterson Road, Suite D.


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