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The American Lung Association is offering a free wellness workshop and luncheon on May 7 at the Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs Hotel to employers, high-risk individuals and the under-served populations in the area.


An RSVP by May 1 is required.


The mini workshops cover a variety of topics, including:


• Allergies and asthma education with Dr. Gregory Cali


• Lung function testing with Luzerne County Community College staff


• Tobacco education and cessation by the American Lung Association


• Hearing testing by Audible Hearing


• Radon awareness and free test kits by the American Lung Association


• Stress reduction with Yoga breathing by Leverage Fitness


• Healthy diets with a Shur-Save Supermarket nutritionist


• Lung health and lung disease with Kindred Hospital


• 30 second anti-oxidant testing on the palm


• Immunization table of information with Wilkes-Barre City Health Department


• Financial health check-up talk


In addition, the kick-off luncheon will be held for the American Lung Association’s Fight For Air Walk/Run planned for June 7 at King’s College, Betzler Fields, Wilkes-Barre Township.


The event starts at 10 a.m. and the 15-minute workshops are held throughout the morning until noon when the luncheon begins.


Call The American Lung Association at 570 823-2212 to RSVP with your name, phone number and names of all attending or email dreifler@lunginfo.org.


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