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Good Samaritan Hospital Offers a Series of Free Health Information Lectures

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Good Samaritan Hospital Offers a Series of Free Health Information Lectures


Good Samaritan Hospital offers a free lecture series, “Good Sam University.” The format features a monthly lecture in three categories: “Food For Thought,” showing the impact of nutrition on a person’s health at every stage of life; “Women’s Wellness,” addressing women’s health issues; and “Aging Gracefully,” providing expert advice on topics related to health and wellness in the senior years. The program is sponsored by Bethpage Federal Credit Union, with additional support from Teachers Federal Credit Union and media sponsor WALK FM.

Speakers include physicians and allied health professionals from Good Samaritan’s expert staff. These free community lectures are designed to educate the community, raise awareness and to help explain risk factors, methods of diagnosis and treatments. April lectures are:

Tuesday, April 1
Guide to Stroke Survival
12 Noon
West Islip Public Library, 3 Higbie Lane

Thursday, April 10
Show Me Where It Hurts: Pinpointing Back Pain
7:00 pm
Villa Monaco Restaurant, 778 Montauk Highway, West Islip

Tuesday, April 22
Eat Like a Caveman: The Paleo Diet
6:00 pm
West Islip Fire Department, 309 Union Blvd.

For more information or to register, please call (631) 376-4444.

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Colleen Valdini
Manager, Public and External Affairs
(631) 376-4483