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UPCOMING EVENTS

Nov 4 Radiation Therapy The Prostate Cancer Education Forum welcomes Radiation Oncologist Ashwatha Narayana, MD. Learn more. FREE.

Nov 5 Mobilizing Resources and Support Oncology Chaplain Judy Holding facilitates this I Can Cope session for cancer patients and their families. Learn more. FREE.

Nov 6 Heart Failure Education and Support Exercise physiologist Lisa Elpi discusses Exercising for a Healthy Heart. Learn more. FREE.

Nov 6 Mini-Med Seminar/Medical Explorers: Emergency Care, 24-7 Emergency Medicine Director Christopher Davison, MD, shares insights into the wide range of care provided at the Emergency Department. Learn more. FREE.

Nov 7 New Advances in Medical Research on Lyme and Tick-Borne Diseases with Harriet Kotsoris, MD, chief scientific officer of the Lyme Research Alliance. A Lyme Disease Support Group event. Learn more. FREE.

Nov 11 Diabetes Support Group Testing One-Two-Three: Getting the Most From Our Meters. Learn more. FREE.

Nov 12 Take Care of Your Heart With Tai Chi presentation and discussion with the Heart Health Education group. Learn more. FREE.

Nov 12 Parkinson's Support Group Movement disorder or Parkinson's? Duarte Machado, MD, lead neurologist, Yale Health Center, talks with patients and caregivers. Learn more. FREE.

Nov 13 Mini-Med Seminar: Challenging Infectious Diseases Gavin McLeod, MD, explains what an infectious disease specialist does in difficult-to-diagnose cases. Learn more. FREE.

Nov 17 Preventing Falls at Home Learn about balance, strength training and safety adjustments in a home environment. Learn more. FREE.

Nov 17 Diabetes Is a Family Affair This half-day family event is hosted by Fairfield University. Learn more. FREE.

Dec 3 Chronic Pain and The Knee Orthopedist Demetris Delos, MD, talks about treatments for early arthritis, including injections, minimally invasive techniques, and partial knee replacement. Learn more. FREE.

Spotlight on Medicine
When you can't catch this radio program, listen to podcasts of past interviews on a variety of health topics.

Guard against flu. Registration is still open for Workplace Flu Vaccines at area businesses both large and small. Provided by Greenwich Hospital's Occupational Health Services. Learn more. Fee.


NOVEMBER 2013

Whether you prefer being outdoors in the crisp fall air, or settling in for the holiday season, this month's mix of programs can help keep you and your family healthy and safe. We invite you to explore our schedule of autumn events.

Women Treating Women: A Sports Medicine Forum
Tuesday, November 5
6:30-8pm

Noble Conference Center, Greenwich Hospital

Speakers:
Katie Vadasdi, MD, Orthopedic Surgeon, Sports Medicine Specialist
Gloria Cohen, MD, Primary Care Sports Medicine; Team Physician, Columbia University Varsity Athletics
Tamar Kessel, MD, Physiatrist, Interventional Spine and Sports Medicine
Laura Liebesman, PT, Director of Physical Therapy, ONS

Hear about the latest diagnostic and medical management techniques for injuries and conditions common in female athletes. Our speakers are medical experts and athletes who know firsthand what it takes to excel in a sport. Bring your injury- or fitness-related questions. Learn more. FREE.


More Than Rabbit Food: Vegetarian, Vegan, Juicing Diets -How Good Are They for You?
Wednesday, November 13
12noon-1:30pm

Noble Conference Center, Greenwich Hospital

Speaker: Erica Christ, RD, CDE

This Women's Health Initiative lecture takes an in-depth look at some of the newest non-meat diet trends among women who are determined to stay healthy and trim. Learn more. FREE. Optional box lunch available for $10.


Community Health Needs Assessments Presentations
Friday, November 8, 10:30-11:30am

900 King Street, Rye Brook

Tuesday, November 12, 11am-12 noon
Port Chester-Rye Brook Library

Tuesday, November 19, 12:30-1:30pm
Rye Free Reading Room

Friday, November 22, 10:30-11:30am
Greenwich Library

What are the most pressing health needs of the communities in our area? We invite you to hear the results of this survey, along with recommendations to address chronic illness and build healthier communities. Learn more. FREE.


November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month. Read about the newest treatments for recovery, and join us for these special events:

Insights into Lung Cancer
Thursday, November 13
6:30-8pm

Gilda's Club Westchester, 80 Maple Avenue, White Plains, NY

Speakers: Paul Waters, MD, Chief of Thoracic and Oncological Surgery; Diane DeMain, RN, Nurse Educator, Stop Smoking Program

Great American Smokeout 2013
Thursday, November 21

9:30-11am Greenwich Library
11:30am-1pm Greenwich Hospital Cafeteria Atrium

Physicians, exercise physiologists, a pharmacist and other experts will be on hand to answer questions and share experiences about effective ways to stop smoking for good. Learn more. FREE.


tree of light Tree of Light - Hospice Fundraiser
Monday, December 9
5-8pm

Ceremony - Noble Conference Center
Tree Lighting - Sanna and Victor Borge Terrace

November 18 is the last day to place an order for a sparkling light to remember someone special. Proceeds benefit Greenwich Hospital's home hospice program. Call 203-863-3883 or click to learn more. FREE to attend.

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