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Women Talk: Are You at Risk for Breast or Ovarian Cancer?

Date: April 22, 2014 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location: Jupiter Medical Center - Raso Education Center (Clarke Auditorium)
One in eight women will develop invasive breast cancer in their lifetime. There will be more than 22,000 new cases of ovarian cancer diagnosed this year. Do you know your risk for either of these cancers? Join us for an informative discussion about risk factors, the importance of knowing your family history, and genetic testing. Featuring Constance Murphy, ARNP, Cancer Risk Assessment & Genetics Program, Jupiter Medical Center’s Comprehensive Breast Care Program; and Amy Shainman, Previvor.
Categories: Lecture

Lunch & Learn: Be Smart About Your Prostate Health

Date: April 11, 2014 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Location: Jupiter Medical Center - Raso Education Center (Clarke Auditorium)
According to the American Cancer Society, more than 233,000 new cases of prostate cancer are expected to be diagnosed this year in the United States. It’s important for men to be proactive about their prostate health, and recognize any signs and symptoms. Join us for a Lunch & Learn about the diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer, including radiation therapy. Featuring Michael Jacobs, MD, Board Certified, Urology; and David Herold, MD, Board Certified, Radiation Oncology, Medical Director of Radiation Oncology, Jupiter Medical Center’s Foshay Cancer Center.
Categories: Lecture

Orthopedic Lecture Series: Keep Your Joints Jumping

Date: April 10, 2014 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Location: Jupiter Medical Center - Raso Education Center (Clarke Auditorium)
Don’t let joint pain get you down. Join us for an interactive discussion on the signs and symptoms, diagnosis and current trends in treatment therapies for some of the most common joint injuries. Featuring David Rondon, MD, Board Certified, Orthopedics.
Categories: Lecture

Lunch & Learn: Heart-to-Heart About Your Cardiovascular Health

Date: April 4, 2014 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Location: Jupiter Medical Center - Raso Education Center (Clarke Auditorium)
Be heart smart! Join us for a Lunch & Learn on cardiovascular disease risk factors as well as recommendations for prevention and early detection. The key to a long, healthy life begins with a healthy heart. Featuring Adrian Danchenko, MD, Board Certified, Cardiology.
Categories: Lecture

Vascular Ulcers of the Lower Extremities

Date: April 3, 2014 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Location: Jupiter Medical Center - Raso Education Center (Clarke Auditorium)
Ulcers of the lower extremities, particularly in individuals older than 65 years, are a common cause for visits to the podiatrist, wound care specialist, primary care physician, vascular surgeon, or dermatologist. Join us for an informative discussion to learn about overall vascular health, signs and symptoms of ulcers, and treatment options – including wound care. Featuring Suresh Kacham, MD, Board Certified, Internal Medicine.
Categories: Lecture

T’ai Chi for New Beginners

Date: April 3, 2014 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Location: Jupiter Medical Center - Health & Rehabilitation Building
Join us for a weekly T’ai Chi class for beginners. Learn more about the gentle flowing movements of T’ai Chi, which helps treat your whole body to a gentle and relaxing workout. Cost is $48 per month (minimum of eight required to hold class). Please call (561) 263-4437 to register. Featuring Jim Satterfield, Certified T’ai Chi Instructor.
Categories: Lecture

2014 Diabetes Awareness Day

Date: April 1, 2014 8:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: Jupiter Medical Center - Raso Education Center (Clarke Auditorium)
Jupiter Medical Center will host its annual Diabetes Awareness Day on Tuesday, April 1, from 8 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., at the Raso Education Center, on the Medical Center’s campus. Space is limited and registration is required.
Categories: Local Events

Advanced Nutrition: Gluten-Free Popularity

Date: March 31, 2014 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location: Jupiter Medical Center - Raso Education Center (Clarke Auditorium)
Join us for an informative discussion to expand your nutrition knowledge. Learn about gluten-free foods, substitutes for foods that contain gluten, and how to avoid gluten and still eat a healthy, balanced diet. Featuring Yolanda Torres, RD, LDN, CDE.
Categories: Lecture

Lunch & Learn: When Should I Get a Colonoscopy?

Date: March 21, 2014 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Location: Jupiter Medical Center - Raso Education Center (Clarke Auditorium)
In recognition of National Colorectal Cancer Awareness month, join us for an informative lunch and learn about the importance of screening colonoscopies. Featuring Roger Koerner, MD, Board Certified, Gastroenterology.
Categories: Lecture

Juicing 101

Date: March 20, 2014 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Location: Jupiter Medical Center - Raso Education Center (Clarke Auditorium)
Juicing has become increasingly popular for a number of health and wellness benefits. Join us for an interactive program that will include the health benefits of juicing, which fruits and vegetables to use, and the benefit of using organic foods. A juicing demonstration and samples will be part of the program. Featuring Ken Grey, AP, DOM.
Categories: Lecture