October 23, 2013


JUPITER, Fla. (October 23, 2013) – Jupiter Medical Center continues its community lectures series during the month of November, beginning with the Women’s Health Fair for All Ages and Stages of Your Life on Saturday, November 2nd.

Lectures are as follows:

Women’s Health Fair for All Ages and Stages of Your Life
Women often take care of others first, sometimes neglecting their own healthcare needs. Join us for a morning of healthcare information specifically for women. A continental breakfast will be served. You can also enter to win a spa package (must be present to win).

Health Fair: 9 a.m. – 10 a.m.
Health fair includes important information about:
• Breast Cancer Risk Assessment Program
• Breast Health
• Digestive Health
• Health & Rehabilitation
• Integrative Medicine
• Orthopedic & Spine
• Sleep Disorders
• And more!

Women’s Health Physician Panel: 10 a.m. – Noon
Women’s Health topics, featuring Susan Poncy, MD, Board Certified, Gynecology, Medical Director, Women’s Health Program, Moderator; Daniel Caruso, MD, Board Certified, Urology and Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery, Women & Pelvic Health; Cyrus Kavasmaneck, MD, Board Certified, Cardiology, Women & Heart Health; and Dawn Sherling, MD, Board Certified, Internal Medicine, Fact or Fad – Sorting Through The Medical Madness.

Saturday, November 2, 2013 | 9 a.m. – Noon | 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. The food choices you make affect your weight and how your body functions. Reaching and maintaining a healthy weight is the key to good health. Jupiter Medical Center is offering “Nutrition for a Healthier Lifestyle,” a series of four classes, taught by a registered dietitian. Cost is $59 (includes healthy eating starter kit).

Tuesdays: November 5, 12, 19 & 26, 2013 | 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. | Wellness Center, 1004 S. Old Dixie Hwy., Jupiter

Reservations required. Space limited to 12 participants (minimum of 4 required to hold class). To register, call (561) 263-4HER(437) or (561) 263-4HIM(446).

Orthopedic Lecture Series: Leading Edge Innovations in Joint Preservation
Join us for an informative discussion on maximizing pain loss with emphasis on joint preservation during orthopedic surgery. Learn how qualified patients receive a customized treatment regimen using the latest minimally-invasive techniques.

Featuring Gary Ackerman, MD, Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery.

November 12, 2013 | 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. | Raso Education Center – Clarke Auditorium

Lunch and Learn: Updates in Peripheral Vascular Disease
Peripheral Vascular Disease is a common circulatory problem in which narrowed arteries reduce blood flow to your limbs – especially your legs. Join us for a lunch and learn to discuss the causes, symptoms and latest treatment options for this disease.

Featuring Andrew Hall, MD, Fellowship Trained, Interventional Radiology.

November 14, 2013 | 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. | Raso Education Center – Clarke Auditorium

Women Talk: Love Your Lungs
Ladies, did you know that more than 80% of lung cancers have a chance to be cured if detected at an early stage? CT lung screenings give you that chance. Join us for an informative discussion on the importance of knowing your risk, and the value of CT lung screening for early detection and prevention against lung cancer.

Featuring Dawn Bitgood, ARNP, Oncology Care Specialist.

November 14, 2013 | 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. | Raso Education Center – Clarke Auditorium

Oh My Aching Back!
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.

Monday, November 18, 2013 | 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. | Raso Education Center - Clarke Auditorium

Women’s Health and Gynecologic Care
Women today have more options for gynecologic care than ever before. Join us for an informative discussion to learn about the latest advances, treatment options and preventative care in women’s health and gynecology.

Featuring Anthony Shaya, MD, Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Thursday, November 20, 2013 | 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. | Woman’s Club of Stuart, 729 SE Ocean Boulevard, Stuart, FL 34994

Can We Prevent Lung Cancer?
In recognition of National Lung Cancer Awareness Month, join us for an opportunity to learn about early detection and prevention against lung cancer. Topics include risk factors for developing lung cancer, CT lung screening guidelines and minimally-invasive surgical options including robotic surgery.

Featuring K. Adam Lee, MD, Board Certified Thoracic Surgeon, Medical Director, Thoracic Surgery & Lung Program.

November 21, 2013 | 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. | Royal Palm Beach Cultural Center, 151 Civic Center Way, Royal Palm Beach, FL 33411

Lunch and Learn: Hair Loss in Women
As a woman, unexplained, excessive hair loss can be worrying and scary. The good news is, there's often a way to fix it. Join us for an informative lunch and learn surrounding the issues of hair loss in women, as well as treatment options.

Featuring Ricardo Mejia, MD, Board Certified, Dermatology.

November 22, 2013 | 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 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, 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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