Monday, January 21, 2008

UBC Health Promotion Workshops: Stop Smoking & Healthy Brain

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UBC Health Promotion Workshops are open to the public. For registration and additional information, visit the websites below.

Helpful Tools to Quit Smoking
January 22 and 24, 2008
To mark National Non Smoking Week, January 20 – 26, 2008

Speaker: Veda Peters, Tobacco Education Coordinator for the BC Lung Association
"Veda outlines the variety of reasons why people smoke, the meaning of addiction and the stages of change in a smoking cessation program."

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The Healthy Brain: Reducing the risk for Alzheimer's disease
January 30, 4:30 – 5:30 pm
Room #234, General Services Administration Building

Speaker: Judy Bourne, Support and Education Coordinator Vancouver for the Alzheimer Society of B.C.
"Judy will present information about known risk factors and Alzheimer's disease. She will also review the health measures and tools that we can integrate into our daily lives immediately to reduce the risk of Alzheimer's disease or a related dementia in the future."

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