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60 South High Street, Akron, Ohio 44326
330.643.9000

Monday: 10 am - 8 pm
Tuesday: 10 am - 8 pm
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Friday: 10 am - 6 pm
Saturday: 10 am - 5 pm
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Exploring CAM: Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Saturday, January 6, 2018

10:30 am – 1:45 pm
Main Library Meeting Room 2AB

Join us for an informative overview of the uses of complementary and alternative medicine from a variety of disciplines. The great range of CAM means there will be considerable diversity of therapies and philosophies. Let our speakers help discern the value of these therapies and what is best suited for particular conditions.

Schedule

10:30 am - Dr. Tara Scott, MD, Medical Director of Integrative Medicine at Summa Health will explore how CAM might enhance your healthy lifestyle.

11:30 am - Functional Dietician Kylene Bogden will look at using food as medicine to significantly improve patient health outcomes.

Noon - Pharmacist Caitlin Morgan, RPh, will examine the de-prescribing of medicine and how to get people off some of their many prescriptions.

BREAK

12:45 pm - Chiropractor Dr. Leo Kormanik, will look at dry needling as a complementary or alternative method of pain management.

1:15 pm - Music Therapist Bonnie Hayhurst, MT-BC, will demonstrate how music therapy is used within therapeutic relationships to address physical, psychological and cognitive needs.

 

Please contact the Science & Technology Division to reserve your spot at 330-643-9075 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Free parking is available on Saturdays.

 

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