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Mercy Stride for Health to Discuss Pulmonary Disease – Javon Bea Mercy CEO


Janesville, WI (PRWEB) February 27, 2015

Javon Bea Mercy Health System President and CEO – The program, which is free and open to the public, is held the second Tuesday of each month, 8:15-9:30 am, at the Janesville Mall Food Court, 2500 Milton Ave. Monthly meetings include a heart-healthy continental breakfast, health screenings, door prize drawings, and an educational health-related presentation. Participants receive a free t-shirt when they sign up for membership in Stride for Health.

March 10: Using exercise to feel better with COPD

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) often makes it difficult to breathe, which in turn may limit how active someone is and how much they may be able to exercise. Join Nancy Kemp, pulmonary rehabilitation coordinator at Mercy Cardiac Fitness Center, as she discusses how to use exercise to reduce shortness of breath and build muscle strength and endurance to help you stay more active for longer amounts of time.

For more information about the Stride for Health Mall Walking Program, call (608) 756-6100 or toll-free at (888) 39-MERCY.

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