JUPITER MEDICAL CENTER “SPRINGS” INTO APRIL WITH A FULL CALENDAR OF COMMUNITY LECTURES

March 28, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

JUPITER, Fla. (March 28, 2013) – Jupiter Medical Center kicks-off the spring season with a full calendar of community lectures during the month of April. Space is limited, and registration is required for all events. Visit www.jupitermed.com/events or call (561) 263-2628 to register.

Lectures are as follows:

What You Can Do to Ensure Your End-of-Life Wishes Are Honored
Join us for an important discussion regarding the legal and financial issues surrounding end-of-life care, and what resources are available to you. A continental breakfast will be served. Sponsored by Comerica Wealth Management.

Featuring Ray Moseley, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Bioethics, Law and Medical Professionalism, University of Florida College of Medicine, and Diane Peterson-McNeil, MBA, Vice-President, Private Lending Division, Comerica Wealth Management.

Thursday, April 4, 2013 | 7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. | Raso Education Center – Clarke Auditorium

Latest News on Nutrition & Weight Loss
Join us for an informative discussion on the latest news in nutrition and weight loss programs. Learn about new weight loss programs, and which programs are safe and effective for long-term weight loss.

Featuring Catherine G. Drourr, MD, Board Certified, Internal Medicine. Dr. Drourr has a specialty focus in obesity and adult weight control with advanced training in the management of overweight and obese patients, nutrition, and metabolism.

Tuesday, April 9, 2013 | 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. | Raso Education Center – Clarke Auditorium

Integrative Medicine Series: How To Choose Nutritional & Herbal Supplements
Do you know how to choose the supplements that are best for you? Join us to learn 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.

Thursday, April 11, 2013 | 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. | Raso Education Center – Clarke Auditorium

Oh My Aching Back!
Join us for an interactive discussion about minimally-invasive surgical techniques for the relief of back pain. Bring your MRI or CT scan to receive a complimentary review from Dr. Biscup.

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

Monday, April 15, 2013 | 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. | Raso Education Center - Clarke Auditorium

Stop Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Before It Stops You!
Carpal tunnel syndrome is one of the most common medical conditions in the United States, affecting 7% of the population. Join us for an informative discussion about who is at risk for this disorder, how it is diagnosed and treatment options.

Featuring Veronica Diaz, MD, Orthopedic Surgery, Fellowship-Trained Hand Surgeon.

Tuesday, April 16, 2013 | 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. | Raso Education Center - Clarke Auditorium

Complimentary Prostate Screening: Know Your Stats
Prostate defense begins at age 40. Know your stats by having a PSA blood test and digital rectal exam. Take part in a complimentary screening and be proactive about your health. Appointments are required; visit www.foshaycancercenter.com/main to register. For more information, call (561) 263-4261.

Screening performed by Daniel Caruso, MD, Board Certified, Urology.

Wednesday, April 17, 2013 | 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. | Ella Milbank Foshay Cancer Center

Are You Living With Barrett’s Esophagus?
Barrett’s esophagus affects millions of people each year, and if left untreated, can develop into cancer. Join us for an informative lecture in recognition of national esophageal cancer awareness month. Learn more about the risk factors, diagnosis and innovative treatment available for this disorder.

Featuring Chester Maxson, MD, Board Certified, Gastroenterology; Medical Director, Center for Excellence in Digestive Health at Jupiter Medical Center.

Wednesday, April 17, 2013 | 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. | Raso Education Center - Clarke Auditorium

Defy Your DNA: The Future of Weight Loss & Disease Prevention
Learn first-hand the innovative breakthroughs in the field of epigenetics. Find out how certain foods can influence our genetics and metabolism, slow down the aging process, and help us live longer, healthier lives.

Featuring David Feld, MD, Board Certified, Obstetrics & Gynecology.

Thursday, April 18, 2013 | 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. | Raso Education Center – Clarke Auditorium

My Back Still Hurts, Now What?
If you suffer from back pain and are looking for non-surgical treatment options, join us for a Lunch & Learn regarding the causes of back pain and what conservative treatment options are available.

Featuring S. Raymond Golish, MD, Orthopedic Surgery, Fellowship-Trained Spine Surgeon.

Friday, April 19, 2013 | 12 noon - 1 p.m. | Raso Education Center - Clarke Auditorium

CCTA: Straight To The Heart Of The Matter
Results in a heartbeat. Five to be exact. Coronary CT Angiography is a non-invasive test that can identify heart disease in its earliest stages before symptoms are noticed. Join us for an informative lecture and learn about this valuable screening test that could save your life.

Featuring Lee Fox, MD, Board Certified, Interventional Radiology.

Monday, April 22, 2013 | 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. | Raso Education Center – Clarke Auditorium

Don’t Let RA Ruin Your Day
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a long-term disease that leads to inflammation of the joints and surrounding tissues. With the right medications and treatment plan, you can get back to doing the things you enjoy. Join us for an informative lecture on the difference between osteoarthritis and RA, as well as treatment options, including medications, physical therapy and education.

Featuring Howard Busch, DO, Board Certified, Rheumatology.

Thursday, April 25, 2013 | 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. | Raso Education Center – Clarke Auditorium

They Say History Repeats Itself - What’s Yours?
Join us for an afternoon tea to learn more about breast cancer genetics, the importance of knowing and understanding your family history, and whether genetic screening and testing is right for you. Learn about your options if you have the breast cancer gene.

Featuring Conni Murphy, ARNP, Cancer Risk Assessment & Genetics Program, Margaret W. Niedland Breast Center; and Amy Shainman, Previvor & FORCE Outreach Coordinator.

Friday, April 26, 2013 | 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. | Raso Education Center – Clarke Meeting Room South

Be Smart About Your Prostate Health
In 2013, an estimated 238,590 cases of prostate cancer will be diagnosed in American men. It’s important for men to be proactive about their prostate health, and recognize any signs and symptoms. Join us for an informative discussion to learn about the diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer.

Featuring Murray Goldberg, MD, Board Certified, Urology.

Tuesday, April 30, 2013 | 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. | Raso Education Center – Clarke Auditorium

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, 520 physicians and 700 volunteers. Jupiter Medical Center is the recipient of the HealthGrades ‘America’s 50 Best’ Award™ for three years in a row (2011-2013) and the Distinguished Hospital Award - Clinical Excellence™ for nine years in a row (2005-2013). For more information on Jupiter Medical Center, please call (561) 263-2234 or visit www.jupitermed.com.

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