Lecture series tackles health issues

Nanaimo and District Hospital Foundation hopes to empower people when it comes to health issues.

Dr. William Carlson

Dr. William Carlson

Knowledge is power, and the Nanaimo and District Hospital Foundation hopes to empower people when it comes to health issues.

The foundation hosts its annual Learn for Life lecture series, offering information on prostate and heart health.

Dr. William Carlson, a urologist at Nanaimo Regional General Hospital, discusses prevention, detection and treatment of prostate cancer, Monday (March 26) from 6:30-8 p.m. in Monarch Rms. 1-2 at Oliver Woods Community Centre.

The second lecture in the series looks at heart health, with Madelene Daniel, heart health coordinator at the Nanaimo Heart Function Clinic and Cardiac Risk Reduction Program at NRGH.

The talk takes place Wednesday (March 28), 6:30-8 p.m. in Monarch Rms. 1-2 at Oliver Woods.

People are asked to RSVP by calling 250-755-7690 or e-mailingĀ  info@nanaimohospitalfoundation.com.

There is no charge for the lecture series, but donations are accepted.