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Westerly Hospital Announces Summer Wednesday Wellness Series

Monday, July 2, 2018

WESTERLY, RI (July 2, 2018) – The next Wednesday Wellness Series at Westerly Hospital kicks off July 11 and will include four different presentations by members of the hospital medical staff.

All programs run from 5 to 6:30 pm and will be held at the hospital in the Henry J. Nardone Conference Center. Each session is free, though seating is limited. To reserve a seat for one or more of the following sessions, call 1-800-636-2824 or visit westerlyhospital.org.

The sessions in this program are:

July 11 – Keeping Your Skin Healthy (5 – 6:30 pm)
Dr. Tara Whelan, Dermatology
As summer gets underway, learn more about how the sun affects your skin and the diagnosis and treatment for common skin conditions.

July 25 – Common Digestive Disorders and the Food We Eat (5 – 6:30 pm)
Dr. Steven Yolen, Gastroenterology and Laryl Riley, RNP
Learn more about how what we eat may relate to a number of gastro-intestinal disorders like celiac disease or acid reflux.

August 8 – Hazy, Hot and Staying Healthy (5 – 6:30 pm)
Dr. Brandon Luk, Primary Care
Learn more about summertime health concerns such as dehydration, tick and insects bites, bee stings, heat exhaustion, food poisoning, allergies, sunburns and sleep issues.

August 22 – Heart Health (5 – 6:30 pm)
Dr. Brian Cambi, Interventional Cardiology
Learn more about heart disease risk factors and heart attack treatment options.

Westerly Hospital, a member of Yale New Haven Health, is a 125-bed hospital that has been providing residents of southern Rhode Island and southeastern Connecticut with a full range of inpatient and outpatient services in a community hospital setting for more than 90 years. Westerly Hospital patients receive the finest quality treatment in the following areas of care: emergency, medical, surgical, radiology, laboratory and rehabilitative services. The hospital also offers heart and vascular care, interventional pain management, wound care, pulmonary rehabilitation services, inpatient geriatric psychiatric care and comprehensive cancer care provided through the Smilow Cancer Hospital Care Center. All inpatient rooms are private. westerlyhospital.org

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