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WestMed Offers Free Talks For Women's Health Week

WESTMED will be conducting a series of free talks at various places during Women's Health Week from May 12-18.
WESTMED will be conducting a series of free talks at various places during Women's Health Week from May 12-18. Photo Credit: Contributed by WESTMED

PURCHASE, N.Y. – WESTMED Practice Partners will conduct free health programs during National Women’s Health Week from May 12-18 at medical offices in White Plains, Rye, New Rochelle and Yonkers.

The programs are free, and women can attend as many events as they desire. Women can register at westmedgroup.com/events , or by calling (914) 681-5274.

“The talks are being given in order to educate women and teenage girls about early detection, prevention and basically taking better care of ourselves,’’ said Dr. Erika Krauss, a WESTMED internist. “Women, in general, are good about seeking healthcare when they aren’t feeling well, but we also want to encourage more well visits.” The presenters will be expert WESTMED specialists and primary care physicians speaking on a variety of topics ranging from how to prevent varicose veins to taking nutritional supplements and secrets to anti-aging.

WESTMED Medical Group is a large multi-specialty group medical practice, with headquarters in Purchase.  It is staffed by a team of more than 250 physicians dedicated to providing coordinated, efficient, quality patient care at its nine locations in central and lower Westchester County.

WESTMED has medical offices in White Plains, Rye, Westchester’s Ridge Hill in Yonkers, Purchase, Scarsdale and New Rochelle.

Women can enter WESTMED’s Women’s Health Week contest on Facebook .

The scheduled events are:

Monday, May 13 – Put Your Best Legs Forward, Eric Fishman MD Vascular Surgery, Ridge Hill, 73 Market St., Yonkers, 6 p.m.

Monday, May 13 – Don’t Let OAB Slow You Down, Grace Briggs MD Urology, 1 Theall Road, Rye, 6:30 p.m.

Tuesday, May  14 – Health For Women, Amanda Ganem MD, FACC – Cardiology, 1 Theall Road, Rye, 5 p.m.

Tuesday May 14 – Advance Care Planning, Maura Del Bene NP, Palliative Medicine Service, Ridge Hill, 73 Market St., Yonkers, 6 p.m.

Tuesday, May 14 – Living With Menopause, Elizabeth Legatt, MD, FACOG- OB/GYN, 1 Theall Road, Rye, 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday, May 15 – Secrets To Anti-Aging, Erin Walker MD and Saryna Young MD – Derm, 210 Westchester Ave., White Plains, 6 p.m.

Wednesday, May 15 – Decoding HPV, Bonnie Eileen, MD – OB/GYN, 1 Theall Road, Rye, 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday, May 15 – Girl Talk! Youth Gyn Care, Donna Field, CNM – OB/GYN – Midwife, 171 Huguenot St., New Rochelle, 6:30 p.m.

The complete list of events are also online .

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