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Published on October 17, 2012

Mammograms and menopause: What every woman should know

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Contact: Brenda Moore (831) 625-4544

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MONTEREY, Calif. — When should women start and stop mammograms? How can you treat common menopause symptoms? Learn about these key women’s health issues during a free discussion on Thursday, October 25 at Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula’s Peninsula Wellness Center.

Dr. Alicia Paris, a family practice physician at Peninsula Primary Care in Marina, will talk about hormonal and non-hormonal ways to treat common menopause symptoms, including hot flashes, insomnia, and loss of interest in sex. Radiologist Kristine Leatherberry of the Carol Hatton Breast Care Center will talk about the latest recommendations on mammograms and breast health.

The discussion is from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Thursday, October 25 in the conference room at Peninsula Wellness Center, 2920 2nd Avenue, Marina (Imjin Parkway at Highway 1).  Registration is required by calling (888) 45-CHOMP.

 

 

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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 staffed 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/