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Two Pinellas hospitals highlight women's health issues

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Lectures, events focus on women's health issues

Morton Plant Mease and St. Anthony's hospitals are celebrating the Month of the Woman by focusing on women's health with lectures and events throughout May.

Awakening the Goddess, with TLC Flow Yoga, will be offered at 6:45 p.m. Friday at Morton Plant Mease Palm Harbor Wellness Center, 32672 Highway 19 N. Tiffany Leigh Crim, CYTT, a certified yoga instructor and personal trainer, will be the instructor.

Live Safe: Personal Safety for Women, with Cpl. Denise Nestor of the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office, will be at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Morton Plant Hospital, Sarah Walker Women's Center, second floor multipurpose room, 300 Pinellas St., Clearwater. A light lunch will be served.

Space is limited. Reservations are required. For either event, call (727) 953-9159.

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Knee and hip pain caused by arthritis can cause crippling pain and a loss of mobility. For those suffering these joint problems, the question of surgery is a real concern.

Dr. Vincent Kiesel will discuss the newest medical and surgical treatments to bring pain relief and restoration of function for those suffering from arthritis at a free seminar at 1 p.m. Friday at Helen Ellis Memorial Hospital, 1395 S Pinellas Ave, Tarpon Springs.

Reservations are required and can be made by calling (727) 943-3600, anytime.

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The Health and Wellness Power Team of the Business Connection Chapter of Business Networking International will host "Health Fair for a Cause" 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the conference center of Anthony Adams, DDS, 25873 U.S. 19 N, Clearwater. All donated items and proceeds will go to Open Arms Ministry and F.E.A.S.T. Food Pantry.

Donations accepted that day can include store gift cards, cash, canned and boxed staple foods, paper products, gently used men's outer clothing, new underclothing, and travel size toiletries.

Complimentary services and information provided at the fair include blood pressure screening, chair massage, hairstyling consultation, health insurance information, integrated cancer therapeutics, natural dentistry, pain and stress relief, and skin consultation. Door prizes and discount coupons will be given out, and attendees can take part in a drawing to win a total makeover.

For more information call Jan Rysdon at (727) 741-8513.

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A free seminar on common cancers — lung, breast, colorectal & prostate — will be offered at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Helen Ellis Memorial Hospital, 1395 S Pinellas Avenue, Tarpon Springs.

Dr. Stephanie Rapke, certified radiation oncologist from the medical staff of the hospital, will provide detailed information on risk factors, early detection and current treatments for these cancers. Questions from the audience are welcome.

Reservations are required. Call (727) 943-3600, anytime to reserve a seat at this informative program.

Seminars, classes, support groups

NAR-ANON FAMILY GROUP MEETINGS: Nar-Anon is a fellowship of people who gather to share their experiences, strength and hope for recovery from the ravages that a loved one's drug addiction has brought to our lives. For information, meeting locations and times, call the Nar-Anon Help Line toll-free at 1-888-947-8885 or visit Naranonfl.org.

RECOVERY INC., SUPPORT GROUP FOR ANXIETY AND DEPRESSION: 7:30 p.m. Thursdays at Grace Lutheran Church, 1812 N Highland Ave., Clearwater; and 1 p.m. Mondays at St. Timothy Lutheran Church, 813 Tarpon Ave., Tarpon Springs. Call (727) 525-1749.

Brain injury support group: 6 p.m. today (the first and third Thursday of every month), St. Paul United Methodist Church, Christian Enrichment Center, second floor, Room 201, 1498 Rosery Road, Largo. A speaker from the Largo Fire Dept. will talk about hurricane planning. E-mail Katek1@verizon.net or call (727) 442-1819.

Alzheimer's caregivers support group: 9:30 a.m. Monday (meets weekly), Palm Harbor Community Center, 1500 16th St. Visitors are welcome. Call (727) 787-1837.

Two Pinellas hospitals highlight women's health issues 05/19/10 [Last modified: Wednesday, May 19, 2010 6:51pm]
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