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VOORHEES, NJ (April 10, 2018)Join Kennedy Fitness & Wellness for three FREE community wellness programs to learn about hernias, appetite control and osteoporosis.

  • “Help! Is This a Hernia?”: Join Kennedy Health Alliance surgeon Dr. Linda Szczurek at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, April 24, at Kennedy Fitness & Wellness - Sewell (405 Hurffville-Cross Keys Road, Sewell, NJ) for a FREE presentation about hernias and treatment options, including repair via minimally invasive robotic surgery.
  • “Appetite Control: Understanding Your Hunger Hormones”: Join Jefferson Health Registered Dietitian Stephanie Biggs, RD, LDN, CDE,for a FREE discussion about “hunger hormones” and ways to effectively control your appetite. This program is set for Thursday, May 24, at 3:30 p.m. at Kennedy Fitness & Wellness - Mount Laurel (3 Hovtech Boulevard, Mt. Laurel, NJ).
  • “Bone Up on Bone Loss”: Join Brian Duffy, PT, DPT, Director of Rehabilitation at Jefferson Health in New Jersey, at 10 a.m., Wednesday, June 13, at Kennedy Fitness & Wellness - Medford (180 Route 70, Medford, NJ) to learn about osteoporosis, risk factors for developing the condition, and lifestyle changes for prevention, among other tips.

All three FREE programs are open to community members of all ages. For more information, or to register, visit, or call 1-800-522-1965.

About Jefferson Health: Jefferson Health, home of Sidney Kimmel Medical College, is reimagining health care in the greater Philadelphia region and southern New Jersey. Jefferson’s dedicated team of doctors, nurses, health professionals and staff provides a range of primary to highly-specialized care through 14 hospitals (three Magnet®-designated for nursing excellence), more than 50 outpatient and urgent care locations, the NCI-designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center and the JeffConnect® telemedicine program. Jefferson’s academic health center, Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals, Inc., is recognized by US News & World Report as #16 on the 2017-18 Best Hospitals Honor Roll. Jefferson Health’s mission is to improve the health of those patients and communities it is privileged to serve through safe, effective, equitable, compassionate care.