House Calls

SUM 2019

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10 { summer 2019 } h o u s e c a l l s the buzz upcoming events A WARM WELCOME TO THE NEW MEMBERS OF ROPER ST. FRANCIS HEALTHCARE'S ACTIVE MEDICAL STAFF: LABORISTS Lynn Norton, MD Callie Meeks, MD Berniece Redmond, MD Jenna Wildman, MD Russell Swanger, MD MATERNAL FETAL MEDICINE Barbara Head, MD Donna Johnson, MD Eugene Chang, MD Scott Sullivan, MD NEONATOLOGY Lori Hu, MD OBESITY MEDICINE John Cleek, MD OPHTHALMOLOGY Eric Jablon, MD PAIN MANAGEMENT / ANESTHESIA David Arcella, MD Samantha Hansen, MD T O L E A R N M O R E A B O U T T H E S E O R A N Y P R O G R A M S O R E V E N T S S P O N S O R E D B Y R O P E R S T. F R A N C I S H E A L T H C A R E , C A L L 8 4 3 4 0 2 C A R E O R V I S I T W W W . R S F H . C O M . JULY 22 & 29 Mondays SELF DEFENSE FOR SENIORS Waring Senior Center 2001 Henry Tecklenburg Drive 11–11:45 am Simply knowing you can defend yourself impacts the way you carry yourself and could potentially prevent an attack before it even happens. Call (843) 402-1990 to register; $5 for members, $10 for nonmembers. AUGUST 7Wednesday VARICOSE VEIN SCREENINGS Waring Senior Center 2001 Henry Tecklenburg Drive 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Varicose veins aect half of people over 50 years of age. The screening takes about 10 minutes and is open to both men and women. Screenings are conducted by sta with Coastal Vascular and Vein. Call (843) 402-1990 to register; free for members and guests. 14 Wednesday ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE LUNCH & LEARN: LIFESTYLE CHOICES FOR BETTER BRAIN HEALTH Roper St. Francis Mount Pleasant Hospital, 3500 N. Hwy 17 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m. Join Dr. William Simpson from the Roper St. Francis Research and Innovation Center to learn how certain lifestyle factors such as proper nutrition, healthy sleep habits, socialization, mental well-being, and physical activity can improve overall brain health and cognitive functioning. Call (843) 402-CARE to register. 16 Friday THYROID HEALTH LECTURE Lowcountry Senior Center 865 Riverland Drive Noon-1 p.m. Thyroid disorders are common, but often misdiagnosed. Sherif Yacoub, MD, of Roper St. Francis Physician Partners Endocrinology discusses symptoms and treatments for thyroid disorders. Call (843) 990-5555 to register; free for members, $5 for guests. SEPTEMBER 21 Saturday 2019 KOMEN LOWCOUNTRY MORE THAN PINK WALK™ Riverfront Park, North Charleston Walk begins at 9 a.m. ONGOING MAYBE BABY? WHAT TO KNOW BEFORE YOU GET PREGNANT July 24 & September 25 Roper St. Francis Mount Pleasant Hospital, 3510 N. Hwy 17 Are you dreaming of lullabies and bassinets? Welcoming a baby into your family is an amazing experience, but do you know what to do before you get pregnant? Join us for our Maybe Baby class led by Roper St. Francis Physician Partners OB/GYNs. To register, call (843) 402-CARE (2273) or visit rs.com/maybebaby. { July-September 2019 } Log onto www.rs.com and sign up for our free e-newsletter. LOOKING FOR MORE HEALTH NEWS?

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