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2018 Schedule and Topics


7-7:30 p.m.   Resilience

Psychiatrist Karen Swartz,consider today’s life amidst stress, anxiety and brought on by personal lives and politics. Gain an understanding of the impact of stress on our health and strategies to cope for ourselves and our families.

7:40-8:15 p.m. Session I (Choose one topic)

Getting A Good Night’s Sleep
Anesthesiologist Tracey Stierer will share the growing evidence about the side effects of restless nights and how sleep apnea appears differently in women.  Get advice about increasing the likelihood of a good night’s sleep.

Power Foods
Nutritionist Mary-Eve Brown will serve up a menu of power foods that can reduce inflammation, improve your immunity, improve your skin and help fight disease.

Facing the Facts
Skip the facial and listen to dermatologist Mamta Jhaveri reveal how blemishes, moles, discolored spots, rough skin and other superficial symptoms can reveal underlying diseases.


8:25-9 p.m. Session II (Choose one topic)

Childhood Anxiety
Often difficult to recognize when your child’s behavior reflects feelings of fear or discomfort. Learn about the physical symptoms and emotional signs that a child is suffering from anxiety and explores alternatives to address the problem with psychologist Joseph McGuire.

Understand the differences between probiotics as gastroenterology Ellen Stein explains why probiotics may not be the best solution for everyone to improve your microbiome and your gastroenterology system.

A short Z-pak isn’t always the right option to treat a suspected infection for you or a child. Learn how we can minimize the chance of becoming resistant to antibiotics and if there are new options on the horizon from internist Alicia Arbaje.