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Women’s Health & Fitness Summit to be held in Harlingen this Thursday

2 weeks 3 days 3 hours ago Thursday, October 03 2019 Oct 3, 2019 October 03, 2019 9:06 AM October 03, 2019 in Community

A free Women’s Health & Fitness Summit featuring free health screenings, food, music, brief presentations by local doctors, and a chance to ask questions to a panel of obstetricians / gynecologists will be held this Thursday (October 3) from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Harlingen Convention Center, 701 Harlingen Heights Drive.

The Prime Healthcare 1st Annual Women’s Health & Fitness Summit of South Texas is free and open to the public -- with all Valley women invited to stop by during their lunch break this Thursday.

The unique event is being held as part of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October. Presentations on breast cancer awareness and other aspects of women’s health will include the following:

11:30 - 11:45 am        

“Modern Thoughts on Hormones and Cancers”
Dr. Susan Redmond, Obstetrician / Gynecologist

12:00  - 12:15 pm       

“Mona Lisa - Touch Laser Treatment for Women”
Dr. Erin K. McCormick, Urologist

12:30 - 12:45 pm        

“Getting Ready for the Holidays”
Dr. Lena Speck, Obstetrician / Gynecologist

1:00 - 1:15 pm            

“What Happens after your Mammogram?”
Dr. Raquel A. Silhy, General Surgeon

1:30 - 1:45 pm            

“Breast Cancer Awareness and Genetics”
Dr. Marco A. Araneda, Oncologist
& Sylvia Rodriguez, MSN, APRN, FNPBC

The Women’s Health & Fitness Summit is sponsored by Prime Healthcare hospitals in the Valley: Harlingen Medical Center, Knapp Medical Center, and Mission Regional Medical Center.  For more information, please contact Patsy Muñiz at Harlingen Medical Center at (956) 365-1888 or at PMuniz@PrimeHealthCare.com.

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