JUPITER MEDICAL CENTER ANNOUNCES LECTURES FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY

January 30, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Bring you friends and loved ones to a lecture at Jupiter Medical Center this month!

JUPITER, Fla. (January 30, 2014) – Jupiter Medical Center is pleased to present our ongoing series of lectures and events for the month of February. Please mark your calendar to take advantage of upcoming programs that may be of benefit to you or your loved ones. Lectures are as follows:

Orthopedic Lecture Series: Oh, My Aching Feet!
Plantar Fasciitis is one of the most common foot complaints. It is seen most often in both men and women ages 40 – 70. Join us for an informative discussion about the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of this disorder.

Featuring Virginio Vena, DPM, Board Certified, Podiatry.

Tuesday, February 4, 2014 | 6 p.m. - 7 p.m. | Raso Education Center, Clarke Auditorium

Nutrition for a Healthier Lifestyle Classes
In a world of fast food and fad diets, it’s easy to forget how to eat healthy. Good nutrition is the one thing that matters most in your diet, health and lifestyle. Reaching and maintaining a healthy weight is the key to good health. Topics include: Healthy Eating for Women & Men • Supermarket Savvy • Emotional and Personality Impact on Eating • Food Label Reading/Portion Distortion • Dining Out Guidelines/Physical Activity • Healthy Eating on the Run/Fitting it into Your Lifestyle.

Cost is $59 (includes healthy eating starter kit). Reservations are required. Space is limited to 12 participants (minimum of 4 required to hold class). For more information or to register, call (561) 263-4HER(437) or (561) 263-4HIM(446). (Nutrition Counseling, individual one-hour sessions - $75)

Featuring Yolanda Torres, RD, LDN, CDE.

February 5, 12, 19, 26, 2014 | 1 p.m. - 2 p.m. | Raso Education Center, Clarke Auditorium

Orthopedic Lecture Series: Back Pain? We Can Help
Back pain affects eight out of ten people at some point in their lives. Join us for an interactive discussion about the causes of back pain, as well as the latest minimally-invasive surgical techniques for the relief of back pain. Bring your MRI or CT scan to receive a complimentary review.

Featuring Robert Biscup, MS, DO, Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery, Spine Specialist.

Thursday, February 6, 2014 | 3 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. | Raso Education Center, Clarke Auditorium

Can Meditation Improve Your Health?
Meditation has been shown to improve creative thinking, as well as reduce stress, anxiety, and even blood pressure. Sign up for our weekly meditation classes to learn about meditation and how it can improve your health. Cost is $50 for four classes. Reservations are required. For more information, or to register, call (561) 263-4437.

Featuring Kim LaRue, Certified Health Coach, LMT, RYT.

February 6, 13, 20, 27, 2014 | 10 a.m. - 11 a.m. | Raso Education Center, Clarke Auditorium

Integrative Medicine Lecture Series: How to Choose Nutritional & Herbal Supplements
Do you know how to choose the supplements that are best for you? Join us to learn more about nutritional and herbal supplements, including what they are, how they are used and regulated, how to choose the right supplement, and where to look for guidance.

Featuring Richard Tiegen, AP, DMD, Board Certified, Acupuncture/Holistic Medicine.

Tuesday, February 11, 2014 | 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. | Raso Education Center, Clarke Auditorium

Advances in the Treatment of Skin Cancer
Basal cell and squamous cell are the two most common types of skin cancer. Join us for an informative "Lunch & Learn" on advances in the treatment of these types of skin cancer – including superficial electron beam radiation therapy. This therapy is a non-invasive treatment with excellent cosmetic results.

Featuring David Herold, Medical Director, MD, MBA, Board Certified, Radiation Oncology, Medical Director, Radiation Oncology, Foshay Cancer Center.

Monday, February 17, 2014 | Noon - 1 p.m. | Raso Education Center - Clarke Auditorium

Heart Health in Men & Women
Caring for your heart through a healthy diet and regular physical activity is the preventative power that can reduce your risk of heart disease by up to 80 percent. Join us to learn about risk factors, prevention and early detection.

Featuring Morteza Tavakol, MD, Board Certified, Cardiology.

Tuesday, February 18, 2014 | 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. | Raso Education Center, Clarke Auditorium

Advances in Non-Surgical Treatment of Knee Pain
More than 20 million Americans suffer from osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee. If you suffer from chronic knee pain due to OA, you may be a candidate for a Cooled Radiofrequency (RF) Genicular Neurotomy treatment. Join us for an informative presentation about this revolutionary, minimally-invasive treatment option.

Featuring Nathaniel Drourr, MD, Board Certified, Anesthesiology and Pain Management, Medical Director, Jupiter Medical Center Pain Management Center.

Thursday, February 20, 2014 | 6 p.m. - 7 p.m. | Raso Education Center, Clarke Auditorium

Women’s Health Lecture Series: Women’s Health 101 Lunch & Learn
It’s important to know the way your body functions so you can keep yourself healthy and enjoy the activities you love. Join us for an informative lunch & learn on the latest health issues impacting women, including breast care, gynecology, heart health, age-appropriate screenings, and an overview of general wellness.

Featuring Susan Poncy, MD, Board Certified, Gynecology, Medical Director, Women’s Health Program.

Friday, February 21, 2014 | 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. | Raso Education Center, Clarke Auditorium

Special Event: Senior Fest
Jupiter Medical Center presents Senior Fest – a morning dedicated to screenings, health information, seminars and demonstrations – all for our community seniors! Screenings include vascular, mammography, skin, prostate, hearing, and biometric ($20 fee). Shingles vaccine is also available.

Saturday, February 22, 2014 | 9 a.m. - Noon | JMC South Lobby; Raso Education Center & Foshay Cancer Center

Orthopedic Lecture Series: Joint Replacement Options
If you suffer from hip or knee pain, there are joint replacement surgical options you should be aware of. Join us to learn about the latest techniques and options available to provide relief from hip or knee pain, so you can get you back to doing the activities you enjoy.

Featuring Vincent Fowble, MD, Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery.

Thursday, February 27, 2014 | 6 p.m. - 7 p.m. | Raso Education Center, Clarke Auditorium

Space is limited. Registration is required for all events. To register, please visit www.jupitermed.com/events or call (561) 263-2628.

About Jupiter Medical Center
A not-for-profit 283-bed regional medical center consisting of 163 private acute care hospital beds and 120 long-term care, sub-acute rehabilitation and Hospice beds, Jupiter Medical Center provides a broad range of services with specialty concentrations in oncology, imaging, orthopedics & spine, digestive health, emergency services, lung & thoracic, women’s health, weight management and men’s health. Founded in 1979, the Medical Center has approximately 1,500 team members, 575 physicians and 640 volunteers. For more information on Jupiter Medical Center, please call (561) 263-2234 or visit www.jupitermed.com.

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