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A Regional Center for Health Innovation

Welcome to Community Health Works

Community Health Works is a bold non-profit seeking innovative health solutions and providing compassionate advocacy for people financially compromised by their medical needs. CHW is working to reduce the burdens on healthcare providers and create healthier communities throughout the state of Georgia, with our core focus being the seven counties of Central Georgia – Bibb, Houston, Monroe, Crawford, Jones, Peach and Twiggs.

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Cancer Fighting Kitchen

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Friday May 30, 2014

9:00am to 4:00pm

Vineville United Methodist Church

2045 Vineville Ave. Macon, GA

 

 The Central Georgia Cancer Coalition is proud to present Healing Journeys’ “The Cancer-Fighting Kitchen: Nourishment for Life.”  This program will celebrate and empower cancer survivors, including those currently in treatment, as well as care givers and others.  During this one day symposium, experts in naturopathic and integrative care will provide hands on information and demonstrations about the importance of nutrition, physical activity, and stress reduction in cancer survivorship.  A healthy lunch and snacks will be included.

 

 

 Pre-Registration has ended, but you can still register at the door. 

   

Who should attend:

  • Anyone wanting to promote healing of body, mind, and spirit
  • Individuals touched by cancer or any life-altering illness
  • Healthcare providers (continuing education credit available)
  • Those supporting friends or family with cancer or other illness

 

What will be covered:

  • Diet strategies that strengthen the body’s resistance to cancer, complement medical care, and bolster recovery after treatment;
  • The importance of weight management to reduce cancer risk;
  • Which foods are most important to avoid (and explore healthy substitutes);
  • How some foods (and spices) can alter gene expression, turning off cancer-promoting signals;
  •  Some standard laboratory tests that can give you and your doctor a look at your nutritional status and health status;
  • Key dietary supplements to support a cancer-fighting diet;
  • How to use flavor carriers to create healthy food that tastes great;
  • The role of exercise in nourishing health during and beyond cancer treatment;
  • How to integrate nourishing self-care practices into your life.

 

Discounted hotel rooms are available for out of town guests.  For more information, contact the CGCC at (478) 254-5225.

  • Community Health Works isn't just our name. It's a fact.

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    More than 600 distinct breast cancer screening procedures performed

     

     

    More than 40 colonoscopies provided to low income individuals

     

     

    More than 75 distinct dental procedures provided to needy individuals

     

     

    Over $600,000 in free prescription medicine dispensed

     

     

    300+ providers assisted in fully implementing EHR systems

     

     

    A thriving local farmer's market in downtown Macon

     

     

    Inaugural Healthy Restaurant Challenge with over 300 public votes

     

     

    Introducing Farm to School to Peach County Schools

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Our offices are located at 300 Mulberry Street, Suite 603 in Macon, Georgia. For directions please click the option below. You can also contact us by telephone at (478) 254-5200, fax at 478)254-5239, or by filling out the contact form at the bottom of the page

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