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Coliseum Offers Free Education and Screening for Lung Health

November 02, 2011

Macon, GA - On Wednesday, November 9th, The Coliseum Center for Pulmonary Health and The Coliseum Cancer Institute will offer a community lecture and luncheon for the public on Managing Your Lung Health.  Consumers will learn about COPD, which is now the third leading cause of death determined by the CDC.  Lung cancer and other lung diseases will be discussed giving our consumers a better idea of how to protect and take care of their lungs. This event is free and includes lunch; however, participants must make a reservation by calling (478) 746-4646.  Following this event, on Wednesday, November 16th, Coliseum will offer a pulmonary screening with Simple Spirometry from 8:00 am - 4:00 pm for consumers not previously diagnosed with a lung condition.  This event is free, but requires reservations.  The public can call (478) 746-4646 for more information and for reservations.

About Coliseum Medical Centers:
Owned by Hospital Corporation of America (HCA), Coliseum Health System is comprised of Coliseum Medical Centers, Coliseum Northside Hospital, and Coliseum Center for Behavioral Health.  A 258 bed facility, Coliseum Medical Centers offers a 24-hour emergency room, inpatient and outpatient surgery options, rehabilitation programs, and diagnostic services. In addition, CMC breadth of care options includes specialty facilities such as the Coliseum Heart Institute, an advanced cardiac center offering all services from non-invasive cardiology to open heart surgery, Coliseum Orthopaedic & Spine Institute with inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services, Coliseum Cancer Institute, Coliseum Diabetes Management Center, and the Family Ties Birthing Center, which includes a level III neonatal nursery.