Morton Plant Mease Health Experts Host September Health Seminars

August 06, 2014

Prostate Cancer; Positive Airway Pressure Therapy; and Alzheimer’s

CLEARWATER, Fla., (August 1, 2014) - BayCare health experts invite the community to attend upcoming health seminars in September focusing on prostate cancer and positive airway pressure (PAP) therapy. The monthly seminars are free to the public and held at BayCare’s various Morton Plant Mease facilities and community centers around Pinellas County.

Learn More About Prostate Cancer
September 17, Noon
Aging Well Center at The Long Center, Grand Room, 1501 N. Belcher Rd., Clearwater
Join urologist Mitchell Klavans, MD, to learn more about early detection of prostate cancer and treatment options. Registration is required.

Your Nose Knows: Improving Positive Airway Pressure Use
September 17, 6pm
Mease Countryside Hospital, Meeting Rooms 1-3, 3231 McMullen Booth Rd., Safety Harbor
Join Zahid Akram, MD, to learn more about positive airway pressure (PAP) therapy to treat obstructive sleep apnea and discuss methods to resolve upper airway issues associated with PAP therapy.

Ten Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s
September 24, Noon
Aging Well Center at The Long Center, Grand Room, 1501 N. Belcher Rd., Clearwater
Join neurologist Diana Pollock, MD, to learn more about identifying whether or not a person is developing Alzheimer’s disease.

Make the Most of Your Memory
September 25, 2pm
Ptak Orthopaedic and Neuroscience Pavilion, 430 Morton Plant St., Room 114, Clearwater

Join neuropsychologist Angela McBride, PhD, as she outlines the four pillars of brain health: Diet, exercise, stress management and cognitive activity. Refreshments served.

To pre-register for a health seminar, call (727) 953-6877, or visit

About Morton Plant Mease
Nationally recognized for health care excellence, Morton Plant Mease Health Care is dedicated to providing community owned health care services that set the standard for high-quality, compassionate care. Morton Plant Mease Health Care is comprised of the following hospitals – Morton Plant, Clearwater; Mease Dunedin, Dunedin; Mease Countryside, Safety Harbor and Morton Plant North Bay, New Port Richey.

About BayCare Health System
BayCare Health System is a leading community-based health system in the Tampa Bay area. Composed of a network of 11 not-for-profit hospitals, outpatient facilities and services such as imaging, lab, behavioral health and home health care, BayCare provides expert medical care throughout a patient’s lifetime. With more than 200 access points conveniently located throughout Tampa Bay, BayCare connects patients to a complete range of preventive, diagnostic and treatment services for any health care need.

BayCare’s family of hospitals are: Mease Countryside, Mease Dunedin, Morton Plant, Morton Plant North Bay, St. Anthony’s, St. Joseph’s, St. Joseph’s Children’s, St. Joseph’s Hospital-North, St. Joseph’s Women’s, South Florida Baptist, and Winter Haven. For more information, visit BayCare on the Web at