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Learn how alternative treatments can combine with or replace pain medications — without side effects. Join Shefali Patel, Ph.D., Alta Bates Summit neuropsychologist, for a presentation on alternatives for coping with chronic pain, such as relaxation exercises and guided imagery.
|Date||June 9, 2015|
Shefali Patel, Ph.D.
Alta Bates Summit Medical Center
Maffly Auditorium, Herrick Campus
2001 Dwight Way, Berkeley
Sutter East Bay Medical Foundation
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The group meets on the first Tuesday of each month from 4-5 p.m. at the Summit campus, at 350 Hawthorne Ave. in Oakland.
This free weight loss surgery seminar is offered in multiple locations in the East Bay Area and reviews the anatomy of bariatric surgery, the diet plan and lifestyle changes to expect after surgery.
The seminar also provides a pre-appointment checklist to guide you through the process and is a forum for you to ask questions of the nurse coordinator and other staff members.
Patients who are considering surgery are required to attend an introductory seminar prior to their appointment with the surgeon.
|Date||June 9, 2015|
|Time||4:30 PM to 7:00 PM|
|Venue||Health Education Center (HEC), Room 102|
|Address||400 Hawthorne Ave
Oakland, CA 94609
From June 29 to July 30, students will be on campus at Samuel Merritt University in Oakland, learning about healthy lifestyles and health care careers.
Students will be introduced to:
The program, Monday through Thursday, 8:30a.m. to 3 p.m., also includes physical fitness activities and the opportunity to make rounds with physicians at the medical center.
For more information and an application, email or call Gary Owens, program coordinator, 510-869-8225.
Please join us at this special event celebrating National Cancer Survivors Day. Our expert panel will present techniques you can use to build physical well-being, stress management and balance in your life.
Please RSVP to 510-204-5656 to reserve your space at this special event.
5:30 p.m. – Registration and Refreshments
6:00 p.m. – Presentations
With Medical Qi Gong, a person’s inner energy is recognized, collected and transformed through exercises to promote the body’s natural healing ability. The exercises are not physically demanding and can be easily learned to achieve relaxation, concentration and breathing.
This class will be led by Dr. Alex Feng, Ph.D., OMD, LAc, a renowned Qi Gong Master and teacher.
|Date||May 19, 2015|
|Time||6:00 PM to 8:30 PM|
|Venue||Herrick Campus, Maffly Auditorium|
|Address||2001 Dwight Way
Berkeley, CA 94704
Walk-ins welcome. Call 510-204-4785 for more information.
Feel free to invite others. Send them an e-mail invitation to this event.