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Smoking Cessation, Health Care Access, Cancer, Weight Loss Surgery, Heart Disease and CPAP Therapy

CLEARWATER, Fla., (February 2, 2017)
-- Health experts from Morton Plant Mease invite the community to attend upcoming health seminars in March focusing on smoking cessation, health care access, cancer, weight loss surgery, colorectal cancer, heart disease and CPAP therapy. The monthly seminars are free and held at BayCare’s various Morton Plant Mease facilities and community centers around Pinellas County. 
 
Smoking Cessation
Saturday, March 4
10 a.m.

Mease Dunedin Hospital, Education Conference Room, 601 Main St., Dunedin

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

Weight Loss Surgery
Wednesday, March 8
5:30 p.m.

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

Take the first step to weight loss surgery and attend an information session to learn more about your options.

Living Well: Health Care Access
Wednesday, March 15
Noon

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

Internist Anit Garg, MD, will explain how to approach and navigate the modern health care environment, including when to seek medical care and at what level.

Living Well: Cancer
Wednesday, March 15
Noon

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

Ellen H. Stone, ARNP, will discuss ways to prevent cancer, how to live well with it and tools for a quicker recovery.

Smoking Cessation
Wednesday, March 15
5 p.m.

Morton Plant Hospital, Axelrod Pavilion, Suite 280, 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.

A Journey to Embracing PAP Therapy
Wednesday, March 15
6 p.m.

Mease Countryside Hospital, Meeting Rooms 1-5, 3231 McMullen Road, Safety Harbor

The speaker will discuss his journey through CPAP therapy and how he learned to use it daily and live comfortably.

Living Well: Heart Disease
Tuesday, March 21
Noon

Largo Public Library, Jenkins Community Room B, 120 Central Park Drive, Largo

Cardiologist Vanessa Lucarella, MD
, will share how to prevent and manage heart disease and explain the important numbers related to heart health.

Colorectal Cancer Awareness
Wednesday, March 22
Noon

Morton Plant Hospital, Cheek Powell Heart & Vascular Pavilion, Community Room, 455 Pinellas Street, Clearwater

Learn what colorectal cancer is and hear about early detection and treatment options. A question and answer session will follow the presentation.

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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