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Published on May 06, 2013

Sleep deprived? Count the reasons at free lecture


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Contact: Brenda Moore (831) 625-4544
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MARINA, Calif. — Sleep experts will talk about why so many people have trouble sleeping and what they can do about it, in a free lecture Thursday at Community Hospital’s Peninsula Wellness Center.

Dr. Richard Kanak, medical director of Community Hospital’s accredited Sleep Disorders Center, and Sara Jenkins, lead technologist at the center, will talk about common sleep disorders including sleep apnea and treatment approaches ranging from lifestyle changes to CPAP breathing assistance devices.

The lecture is from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in the conference room at Peninsula Wellness Center, 2920 2nd Avenue, (Highway 1 at Imjin Parkway) Marina. Registration is required by calling (888) 452-4667.

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ABOUT COMMUNITY HOSPITAL
Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula, established in 1934, has grown and evolved in direct response to the changing healthcare needs of the people it serves. It is a nonprofit healthcare provider with 207 acute-care hospital beds and 28 skilled-nursing beds, delivering a continuum of care from birth to end of life, and every stage in between. It serves the Monterey Peninsula and surrounding communities through locations including the main hospital, outpatient facilities, satellite laboratories, a mental health clinic, a short-term skilled nursing facility, Hospice of the Central Coast, and business offices. Find more information about Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula at http://www.chomp.org/