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Spring 2008

The runner’s foot
Presented by Stanford Health Library
Learn about ways to prevent and treat the most common foot injuries.
Speaker: James Ratcliff, DPM
Doctor of podiatric medicine, Menlo Medical Clinic
Date: Wednesday, March 12, at 7:30 pm
Location: San Carlos Public Library, 610 Elm St.
To register, call (650) 498-7826.

Understanding irritable bowel syndrome
Presented by Stanford Health Library
An update on the new and more rational therapies available for IBS.
Speaker:  Pankaj Pasricha, MD
SUMC professor of medicine
Date: Thursday, March 13, at 7 pm
Location: Oak Room East, Tresidder Student Union, Stanford University
To register, call (650) 498-7826.

Heart to heart: A seminar on growing up
Presented by Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
Two-part discussions between parents and preteens on issues of growing up.
For Boys: Thursday/Tuesday, March 13 and 18, at 6:30 pm
For Girls: Wednesdays, April 9 and 16, at 6:30 pm
To register or for a complete schedule, call (650) 724-3783. 

Type-A behavior
Presented by the Stanford Blood Center
A presentation of Stanford’s Café Scientifique, an international network that brings scientific debate into local communities.
Speaker: Wes Alles, PhD
Director, Stanford Health Improvement Program, and chair, California Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Coalition
Date: Tuesday, March 25, at 7 pm
Location: Stanford Blood Center, 3373 Hillview Ave., Palo Alto

Sleep in women: What you should know
Presented by Women’s Health@Stanford
The role of sleep in personal health and well-being.
Speaker:  Kin Yeun, MD, MS
Medical director, Stanford Sleep Disorders Center
Date:  Wednesday, March 26, at 6:30 pm
Location: Arrillaga Alumni Center, 326 Galvez St., Stanford University
To register, call (650) 725-0455.

The Young and the restless: Bullying and the social lives of our children
Presented by Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
Help children communicate effectively and build healthy relationships.
Speaker: Judith Metzger, RN
Date: Tuesday, April 15, at 7 pm
Location: Lucile Packard Children's Hospital
To register, call (650) 724-3783.

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