Coastal Carolina University's department of health promotion
hold an osteoporosis prevention program for women on Tuesday, April 17
at 11 a.m. in Wall Auditorium. The event is free and open to the
The program, conducted by Kathryn Hilgenkamp-Rodgers, assistant
professor of health promotion at Coastal, will focus on the dangers of
osteoporosis and the importance of developing a healthy lifestyle to
help prevent this disease. Increasing the consumption of calcium will
also be addressed. Free samples of non-dairy calcium-rich products will
According to Hilgenkamp-Rodgers, factors that help reduce
osteoporosis are sound nutritional and exercise habits as well as an
increase in calcium consumption.
The program is funded by a grant from the Department of Health and
For more information, contact Hilgenkamp-Rodgers at 349-2687.