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Women Talk: Steps to Better Bone Health

Date: May 3, 2016 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM   Register For This Event
Location: Jupiter Medical Center - Raso Education Center
One out of every two women will develop osteoporosis in her lifetime, men are at risk as well. Keeping your bones healthy to prevent osteoporosis may not be at the top of your wellness list, but it should be. Join us for an informative discussion about bone health basics, prevention of osteoporosis and if you have it, how to manage it. Featuring Marni Nicholas, MD, Board Certified, Internal Medicine
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Nutrition for a Healthier Lifestyle Classes

Date: May 9, 2016 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: Jupiter Medical Center - Raso Education Center
In a world of fast food and fad diets, it’s easy to be fooled. In just three easy courses, you’ll learn how to separate food facts from fiction, how to evaluate your personal food choices and decipher your dietary patterns. Discover the secrets to being supermarket savvy and avoid portion distortion. Featuring Yolanda Torres, RD, LDN, CDE. Cost is $59 (includes healthy eating starter kit). Reservations are required. Space is limited to 12 participants (minimum of four required to hold class). *Note this class is a 3 day series. (May 9, 16, 23) For more information or to register, call 561-263-4HER (4437). Nutrition counseling as an individual one-hour session is available for $75.
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Heart Health Screenings

Date: May 10, 2016 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Jupiter Medical Center Urgent Care
Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. An essential key to preventing heart disease is knowing and managing personal risk factors. Jupiter Medical Center is offering heart health screenings to promote heart health.
Categories: Screening

Vascular Screenings

Date: May 10, 2016 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Jupiter Medical Center Urgent Care
Early Detection is the Key to Prevention of Vascular Disease: If you are over the age of 50, are overweight, have high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes or heart disease, and rarely exercise, you may be at risk. Get screened
Categories: Screening

Walk This Way Mall Walking Club

Date: May 10, 2016 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: Nordstrom Court, The Gardens Mall (Use mall entrance between Brio and P.F. Chang’s.)
Jupiter Medical Center and The Gardens Mall have teamed up to help you stay fit. We invite you to become a member of The Gardens Mall Walking Club. There is no charge to join the club. May topic - Add Years to Your Life, One Step at a Time: Physical inactivity contributes to a variety of chronic diseases. Exercise is Medicine® is a global initiative to truly integrate physical activity into health care and our communities. Join the movement and get simple tips to help you add years to your life! Featuring Christine Linebaugh, BS, Certified
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Steps for Better Health at Any Age

Date: May 10, 2016 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM   Register For This Event
Location: Jupiter Medical Center - Raso Education Center
Do you know what you should be doing to live a healthier life? Join us in the newly renovated Cary Grossman Health & Wellness Center for an informative discussion on steps you can take for better health, including screenings and vaccinations you need based on your age, health habits and risk factors. Featuring Marni Nichols, MD, Board Certified, Internal Medicine Biometric Screenings 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. Lecture 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Biometric Screenings: $20 (Screenings include cholesterol, HDL, triglycerides with calculated LDL, glucose, blood pressure and body mass index. Fasting is not required.)
Categories: Lecture

Take Care of the Skin You’re In

Date: May 10, 2016 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM   Register For This Event
Location: Jupiter Medical Center - Raso Education Center
Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States. One in five Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime. Join us and learn risk factors, prevention and treatment options including electron beam radiation therapy. Featuring Anthony Addesa, MD, Medical Director of Radiation Oncology at the Ella Milbank Foshay Cancer Center & John Kowalczyk, MD, Board Certified, Dermatology
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Lunch & Learn: Strike Back Against Stroke

Date: May 13, 2016 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM   Register For This Event
Location: Jupiter Medical Center - Raso Education Center
Stroke strikes about 700,000 Americans each year. Don’t be a statistic. Know what to look for and what lifestyle changes you can make to reduce your risk for a stroke or lessen the potential impact. Featuring Lisa Levin, RN, BSN, Stroke Program Coordinator
Categories: Lecture

Ask the Expert: High Blood Pressure

Date: May 24, 2016 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM   Register For This Event
Location: Jupiter Medical Center - Raso Education Center
About one in three adults in the United States have high blood pressure and many do not even know they have it. High blood pressure usually has no signs or symptoms. That’s why it is so dangerous. Join us for an informative discussion about causes of high blood pressure and steps you can take to keep it under control. Featuring Raiza Lopez, MD, Board Certified, Internal Medicine
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Stress Less, Live More: Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Orientation

Date: June 2, 2016 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM   Register For This Event
Location: Jupiter Medical Center, Florence A. De George Pavilion, Bovenizer Cafeteria
Jupiter Medical Center, in collaboration with the University of Massachusetts Center for Mindfulness, is pleased to offer Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR). Thousands have benefited from this comprehensive, eight-week course. Join us and learn new ways of coping with stress, heart disease, chronic pain, cancer, diabetes and many other conditions. Reservations are required. For more information on class fee or to register, please call 561-660-1828.
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