Friday, March 28, 2014
SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Franciscan Companies, an affiliate of St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center, will host a free informational session on Smoking & The Diseases It Causes on Wednesday, April 2, at 3:30 p.m. at the Healthy You Wellness Center at Kinney Drugs, located at 104 Lafayette Road, Syracuse.
Joseph Nicoletti, RN, RRT, will discuss the effect of smoking on COPD, aggravation of asthma, pulmonary fibrosis and lung cancer. This is the public’s chance to speak one-on-one with an experienced medical professional about a variety of issues – with no appointment needed!
The Healthy You Wellness Center is a partnership between Pulmonary Health Physicians, PC, Franciscan Companies and Kinney Drugs. It is staffed by specialists from Pulmonary Health PC and is open Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays 4:30-8 p.m. In the event of inclement weather, call ahead – (315) 492-0248. Patients can walk-in if they have symptoms relating to the common cold, asthma, COPD, emphysema, bronchitis, cough, flu, allergies and sinus infections.
About Franciscan Companies
With services covering 17 counties in Upstate New York and three counties in Pennsylvania, Franciscan Companies is a member of the St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center system. It provides a variety of health-related products, services and programs to patients and consumers throughout the area, including medical equipment, respiratory therapy, sleep disorder treatments, home care services, wellness programs, Lifeline medical alert, medication dispensers, telemonitoring, and more.