Kidney Health Topic of Aug. 29 Great River Medical Center Program

Learn about kidney health and problems at Great River Medical Center’s next Healthy U class. The program for women and men will be at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 29, in the Blackhawk Room at Wellness Plaza, 1401 W. Agency Rd., West Burlington, IA. It will be presented by nurse practitioner Susan Brown, Nephrology-Great River Medical Center.

The kidneys are like a city’s water treatment plant. They remove waste and allow good things to be added to make the body work properly, like controlling blood pressure. But most people don’t think about this pair of powerful organs until something is wrong.

Light snacks will be available. The registration deadline is Tuesday, Aug. 27. Visit or call 319-768-3300.