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2014 Press Releases
BayCare Experts Host Community Health Seminars
06/24/2014

July Seminars Spotlight the Connection of the Heart and Sleep; Hernias

CLEARWATER, Fla., (May 30, 2014) - BayCare health experts invite the community to attend upcoming health seminars in July focusing on the heart and sleep connection; and diagnosing and treating hernias. The monthly seminars are free to the public and held at BayCare’s various Morton Plant Mease facilities and community centers around Pinellas County.

The Cardiology and Sleep Connection
July 16, 6 p.m.
Mease Countryside Hospital, Meeting Rooms 1-3, 3231 McMullen Booth Rd., Safety Harbor

Van Nguyen, MD, will discuss the connection between heart disease and sleep disorders, including untreated sleep apnea.

Diagnosis and Treatments of Hernias
July 16, Noon
Aging Well Center at The Long Center, Grand Room, 1501 N. Belcher Rd., Clearwater

Richard Gordon, MD, will explain causes and treatments of hernias, including minimally-invasive treatment options.

To pre-register for a health seminar, call (727) 953-6877, or visit: www.BayCareEvents.org

About Morton Plant Mease
Nationally recognized for health care excellence, Morton Plant Mease Health Care is dedicated to providing community owned health care services that set the standard for high-quality, compassionate care. Morton Plant Mease Health Care is comprised of the following hospitals – Morton Plant, Clearwater; Mease Dunedin, Dunedin; Mease Countryside, Safety Harbor and Morton Plant North Bay, New Port Richey.

About BayCare Health System
BayCare Health System is a leading community-based health system in the Tampa Bay area. Composed of a network of 11 not-for-profit hospitals, outpatient facilities and services such as imaging, lab, behavioral health and home health care, BayCare provides expert medical care throughout a patient’s lifetime. With more than 200 access points conveniently located throughout Tampa Bay, BayCare connects patients to a complete range of preventive, diagnostic and treatment services for any health care need.

BayCare’s family of hospitals are: Mease Countryside, Mease Dunedin, Morton Plant, Morton Plant North Bay, St. Anthony’s, St. Joseph’s, St. Joseph’s Children’s, St. Joseph’s Hospital-North, St. Joseph’s Women’s, South Florida Baptist, and Winter Haven. For more information, visit BayCare on the Web at www.BayCare.org.

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Beth Hardy
(727) 298-6199 Phone
(727) 402-8113 Pager
Lisa Creswell
(727) 461-8538 Phone
(727) 402-5975 Pager