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Advancements in Joint Replacement, Prostate Cancer, Age-Related Memory Loss and Understanding the Zika Virus 


CLEARWATER, Fla., (August 3, 2016) -- Health experts from Morton Plant Mease invite the community to attend upcoming health seminars in September focusing on smoking cessation, advancements in joint replacement, weight loss surgery, prostate cancer, age-related memory loss and understanding the Zika virus. The monthly seminars are free and held at BayCare’s various Morton Plant Mease facilities and community centers around Pinellas County.

Smoking Cessation Class

Saturday, September 3
10 a.m.

Mease Dunedin Hospital, Education Conference Room, 601 Main Street, Dunedin

This two-hour class provides valuable tools to help you quit using tobacco. It includes four free weeks of patches, gum or lozenges.

Smoking Cessation Class

Thursday, September 8
6 p.m.

Mease Countryside Hospital, Meeting Room 3, 3231 McMullen Booth Road, Safety Harbor


This two-hour class provides valuable tools to help you quit using tobacco. It includes four free weeks of patches, gum or lozenges.

Advancements in Joint Replacement
Tuesday, September 13
Noon

Mease Countryside Hospital, Meeting Rooms 1-3, 3231 McMullen Booth Road, Safety Harbor

Orthopedic Surgeon David Cheong, MD, will explain surgical joint replacement advancements, including the enhanced precision of computer navigation technology for hip and knees.

Weight Loss Surgery Information

Wednesday, September 14
5:30 p.m.

Mease Dunedin Hospital, Physician’s Office Building, 646 Virginia St., Suite 600, Dunedin

Take the first step to weight loss surgery and attend an information session. A surgeon will explain various options.

Know Your Risk for Prostate Cancer

Monday, September 19
Noon

Morton Plant Hospital, Cheek-Powell Heart and Vascular Pavilion, 455 Pinellas St., Clearwater

As part of Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, Urologist Christopher Sherman, MD, will discuss the signs and symptoms of prostate cancer, how it’s diagnosed and available treatment options.

Smoking Cessation Class

Tuesday, September 20
5 p.m.

Morton Plant Hospital, Axelrod Pavilion, 2nd Floor Conference Room, 400 Pinellas St., Clearwater


This two-hour class provides valuable tools to help you quit using tobacco. It includes four free weeks of patches, gum or lozenges.

Age-Related Memory Loss
Wednesday, September 21
Noon

Aging Well Center at The Long Center, Grand Room, 1501 N. Belcher Road, Clearwater

Neuropsychologist Shannon Foster, PhD will discuss how to recognize the symptoms of memory loss, what’s normal, what’s not and when to seek help.

Understanding the Zika Virus
Tuesday, September 27
6 p.m.

Morton Plant Hospital, Cheek-Powell Heart and Vascular Pavilion, Meeting Room A&B, 455 Pinellas St., Clearwater


Infectious Disease Specialist Robert Kopec, MD, and OBGYN Alexis Lipton, MD, will discuss the Zika virus outbreak and how it might affect you, as well as answer frequently asked questions.

To pre-register for a health seminar, call (727) 953-6877, or visit: www.BayCareEvents.org

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. For more information about Morton Plant Mease, go to www.baycare.org.

About BayCare Health System

BayCare is a leading not-for-profit health care system that connects individuals and families to a wide range of services at 13 hospitals and hundreds of other convenient locations throughout the Tampa Bay and central Florida regions. Inpatient and outpatient services include acute care, primary care, imaging, laboratory, behavioral health, home care, and wellness. Our mission is to improve the health of all we serve through community-owned, health care services that set the standard for high-quality, compassionate care.


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