Day Kimball lecture on sleep problems.COLUMN: MEDICAL MEMOS
Day Kimball Hospital is hosting a free lecture, "Learn the ABCs about Quality ZZZs," from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 15 in the hospital's private dining room at 320 Pomfret St., Putnam. Featured speakers who are experts on sleep disorders Sleep Disorders Definition
Sleep disorders are a group of syndromes characterized by disturbance in the patient's amount of sleep, quality or timing of sleep, or in behaviors or physiological conditions associated with sleep. include Dr. Majaz Moonis, Dr. Christopher Charon and Lisa French.
A light dinner will be provided and a tour of Day Kimball's newly expanded Sleep Disorder Sleep disorder
Any condition that interferes with sleep. At least 84 have been identified, according to the American Sleep Disorders Association.
Mentioned in: Insomnia, Night Terrors Center will follow. For more information, call (860) 963-6340.
Dr. Louis Kuchnir was elected president at the Massachusetts Academy of Dermatology annual meeting. Dr. Kuchnir founded Kuchnir Dermatology in Marlboro in 2001 after completing his residency at University of Massachusetts Medical School UMMS is ranked fourth in primary care education among the nation’s 125 medical schools in the 2006 U.S.News & World Report annual guide, “America’s Best Graduate Schools”. UMMS is also a major center for research. in Worcester. Dr. Kuchnir is an instructor in dermatology at the school. He received his medical degree from Washington University in St. Louis “Washington University” redirects here. For other uses, see Washington (disambiguation).
Washington University in St. Louis is a private, coeducational, research university located in St. Louis, Missouri. . He went to college at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Massachusetts Institute of Technology, at Cambridge; coeducational; chartered 1861, opened 1865 in Boston, moved 1916. It has long been recognized as an outstanding technological institute and its Sloan School of Management has notable programs in business, and earned a Ph.D. in physical chemistry at Harvard University. The Massachusetts Academy of Dermatology is the professional society for more than 300 practicing dermatologists in the state.
Dr. Angela Yang has joined the medical staff of Fairlawn Rehabilitation Hospital in Worcester. She is an assistant professor in UMass Memorial Medical Center's Department of Orthopedics and Physical Rehabilitation physical rehabilitation See Physical therapy. . Dr. Yang earned her medical degree at China Medical University, Shenyang, China, and her Ph.D. in vascular biology at the Medical School of Ehime University, Ehime, Japan. She completed an internship in surgery at Our Lady of Mercy and Lincoln Medical Center in the Bronx, N.Y., and a residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation physical medicine and rehabilitation
or physiatry or physical therapy or rehabilitation medicine
Medical specialty treating chronic disabilities through physical means to help patients return to a comfortable, productive life despite a medical at Boston Medical Center Boston Medical Center (BMC) is a non-profit 581-bed medical center in Boston, Massachusetts. It was created by the formal merger of Boston City Hospital (BCH) and Boston University Medical Center Hospital (BUMCH). .
Dr. Punyamurtula S. Kishore of Preventive Medicine Associates in Brookline presented the evidence-based Massachusetts Home Detoxification Detoxification Definition
Detoxification is one of the more widely used treatments and concepts in alternative medicine. It is based on the principle that illnesses can be caused by the accumulation of toxic substances (toxins) in the body. Model at the fourth annual Vermont Conference on Addictive Disorders on Oct. 1. The model integrates public health and primary care to treat addictions as a chronic disease rather than a curable cur·a·ble
Capable of being cured or healed. ailment.
American Cancer Society's Look Good ... Feel Better will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Oct. 12 at Fallon Clinic, Conference Room F, third floor north, 123 Summer St., Worcester. This free program teaches cancer patients cosmetic techniques to cope with appearance-related side effects from chemotherapy or radiation treatments. Wig care, scarf and hat use, skin care and nail care will be discussed. Participants will receive a free makeup kit. To register, call (508) 270-4646.
A flu clinic will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 14 at the Senior Center, 1 River St., Millbury. For more information, call (508) 865-9154.
The VNA VNA
Visiting Nurse Association of the Greater Milford-Northbridge Area offers health screening of vital signs from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 13 at the Northbridge Senior Center, 20 Highland St., Northbridge; 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Oct. 13 at the Crown and Eagle Apartments, 99 East Hartford Ave., Uxbridge; and 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Oct. 14 at the Milford Senior Center, 60 North Bow St., Milford.
Adult Children of Alcoholics Adult Children of Alcoholics (ACAs) refers to individuals who have grown up in a dysfunctional household as a result of their caretakers's alcoholism. ACAs find they often have common characteristics into adulthood as the result of their childhood and upbringing, often meets from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Mondays at Hopedale Unitarian Church, 65 Hopedale St., Hopedale. For more information, call (508) 234-9004.
Parents of Children with Diabetes meets at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 13 at the Holliston Public Library, 752 Washington St., Holliston. For more information, call (508) 893-8971.
The Douglas Board of Health has canceled a flu clinic that was to be held today
because of a lack of vaccine. For more information, call (508) 476-4000, ext. 352.
Central Massachusetts Limb Loss support group meets from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 13 in Conference Room A and B at Clinton Hospital, 210 Highland St., Clinton. For more information, call (978) 365-2580.
The VNA and Hospice of Greater Milford is offering a seasonal flu immunization immunization: see immunity; vaccination. clinic from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Oct. 13 at Hopedale High School, 25 Adin St., Hopedale, for residents of Blackstone. Residents should bring Medicare and other insurance cards, or a copy.
American Red Cross American Red Cross: see Red Cross. blood drives will be held at: 2 to 7 p.m. today at the 200 Sportsman Club, 184 Sutton Road, Webster, donors will receive a voucher for a 6-inch Subway sandwich from the Route 16 location; noon to 7 p.m. today and 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Oct. 10 at the Red Cross Blood Donor Center, 381 Plantation St., Worcester, donors will be entered to win Red Sox tickets; 2 to 7 p.m. Oct. 12 at the Hubbardston Rod and Gun Club, 55 Williamsville Road, Hubbardston; 1 to 7 p.m. Oct. 13 at the Lodge of Elks, 134 North Main St., Leominster; 1 to 7 p.m. Oct. 13 at the Dudley-Gendron American Legion post, Boston Road, Sutton; 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 14 at Athol Town Hall, 584 Main St., Athol. To schedule an appointment, call (800) 448-3543 or visit www.givelife.org.
The VNA Care Network offers free keep-well clinics for residents 60 and older, from noon to 1:30 p.m. today at Peter's Grove, 11 Lake St., Hudson; 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. today at the Hudson Senior Center, 29 Church St., Hudson; 1 to 2 p.m. Oct. 13 at Colonial Apartments, 26 Village Drive, Northboro; 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 13 at the Council on Aging, 40 Wall St., Spencer. For more information, call (888) 663-3688, ext. 5603, or visit www.vnacarenetwork.org. Send information for Medical Memos to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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