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SEIZURE DISORDERS SEMINAR HELD AT HOLMESBURG PRISON

 SEIZURE DISORDERS SEMINAR HELD AT HOLMESBURG PRISON
 CHALFONT, Pa., Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Correctional Healthcare


Solutions, Inc. (CHS) today held a seminar on epilepsy for residents of Holmesburg Prison.
 Conducting the seminar was Peter Alexander, program director, Epilepsy Foundation of Philadelphia.
 Topics discussed and demonstrated included the signs and symptoms of the different types of seizures, what a non-medical person should do to aid the patient during and after the seizure, treatment available, and the psychological and social aspects involved with seizure patients.
 Laura L. Gaines, chief executive officer, CHS, said, "This seminar is another example of the health education commitment CHS has shown to its patients. CHS has provided ongoing health education information to the residents of the Philadelphia Prison System which will be useful to them now and in the future."
 The CHS medical staff, in conjunction with community health organizations, has conducted programs on male and female cancer prevention, diabetes, sexually transmitted diseases, birth control, CPR training, nutrition and fitness.
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 /CONTACT: Heidi J. Gold of Correctional Healthcare Solutions, 215-822-1550/ CO: Correctional Healthcare Solutions, Inc.; Holmesburg Prison ST: Pennsylvania IN: HEA SU:


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