Stanford Medicine Newsletter Updates For the Local Community

 

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Events are free unless otherwise noted. Space may be limited, so please call to register in advance.

   

Bringing Baby Home
Presented by Packard Children’s Hospital
A two-part workshop for expectant couples and new parents
Date: Sundays, Oct. 24 and 31
Location: Perinatal Education Classroom, P140, 1520 Page Mill Road, Palo Alto
Attendance fee. To register, visit birthclasses.lpch.org.

The Truth about Health Reform: A Good Start for Women
Co-sponsored by Women’s Health@Stanford
Speaker: Ellen R. Shaffer, PhD, MPH
Co-director, Center for Policy Analysis
Date: Monday, Oct. 25, noon–1 pm
Location: Room 304–305, Li Ka Shing Center for Learning and Knowledge, 291 Campus Drive, Stanford University

Heart to Heart: A Seminar on Growing Up for Parents and Kids
Presented by Packard Children’s Hospital
For Girls Only (ages 10–12)
Wednesdays, Nov. 3 and 10
For Boys Only (ages 10–12)
Tuesdays, Nov. 30 and Dec. 7
For details and additional dates, and to register online, visit hearttoheart.lpch.org.

Healing Ourselves/Healing Others: The Power of Writing
Co-sponsored by Women’s Health@Stanford
Speaker: Sharon Bray, PhD
Author, When Words Heal: Writing Through Cancer
Date: Monday, Nov. 1, noon–1 pm
Location: Room 304-305, Li Ka Shing Center for Learning and Knowledge, 291 Campus Drive, Stanford University

Grandparents Seminar
Presented by Packard Children’s Hospital
An update for new and expectant grandparents on changes in obstetrical, newborn and
infant care
Date: Wednesday, Nov. 3, 6–8:30 pm
Location: Perinatal Education Classroom, P140, 1520 Page Mill Road, Palo Alto
Attendance fee. To register, visit birthclasses.lpch.org.

The Fatigue Prescription: Four Steps to Renewing Your Energy, Health and Life
Presented by Stanford Health Library
Speaker: Linda Hawes Clever, MD
Clinical Professor of Medicine, UCSF
Date: Thursday, Nov. 4, at 7 pm
Location: Stanford Health Library, Oshman Family Jewish Community Center, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto
To register, call 650-498-7826.

Think Before You Pink: Breast Cancer, Corporations and You
Co-sponsored by Women’s Health@Stanford
Speaker: Barbara A. Brenner, JD
Executive Director, Breast Cancer Action
Date: Monday, Nov. 8, noon–1 pm
Location: Room 304–305, Li Ka Shing Center for Learning and Knowledge, 291 Campus Drive, Stanford University

All About Pregnancy
Presented by Packard Children’s Hospital
Date: Tuesday, Nov. 9, at 7 pm
Location: Perinatal Education Classroom P140, 1520 Page Mill Road, Palo Alto
Registration required. To register, visit birthclasses.lpch.org.

Bariatric Surgery: One Treatment for Obesity
Presented by Stanford Health Library
Speaker: John Morton, MD, MPH, FACS
Associate Professor of Surgery
Date: Thursday, Nov. 11, at 7 pm
Location: Stanford Health Library, Oshman Family Jewish Community Center, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto
To register, call 650-498-7826.

A Packard Children’s Innovation: The Center for Fetal Health
LPCH Anniversary Lecture and Tea
Speaker: Susan Hintz, MD, MS
Associate Professor, Neonatology
Date: Sunday, Nov. 14, at 3 pm
Location: Packard Children’s Auditorium, 725 Welch Road, Palo Alto
To reserve a seat for this free lecture, visit events.lpch.org.

What Do We Know about Preventing Breast Cancer and Other Top Cancer Killers in Women?
Co-sponsored by Women’s Health@Stanford
Speaker: Marcia Stefanick, PhD
Professor of Medicine (Stanford Prevention Research Center)
Date: Monday, Nov. 15, noon–1 pm
Location: Room 304–305, Li Ka Shing Center for Learning and Knowledge, 291 Campus Drive, Stanford University

Medicare, Medigaps, HMOs and Prescription Benefits for Seniors
Presented by Stanford Health Library
Speaker: Don Rush
Counselor, Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program
Date: Thursday, Nov. 18, at 7 pm
Location: Stanford Health Library, G2–B Stanford Shopping Center, Palo Alto
To register, call 650-498-7826.

Don’t Scratch That — Rashes!
Presented by Stanford Health Library
Speaker: David Peng, MD
Clinical Associate Professor of Dermatology
Date: Thursday, Nov. 18, at 7 pm
Location: Stanford Health Library, Oshman Family Jewish Community Center, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto
To register, call 650-498-7826.

Speak, Memory
Dramatic readings about memory from literature and science
Date: Thursday, Nov. 18, at 7:30 pm
Location: Cubberley Auditorium, School of Education, Stanford campus
For more information, contact Stanford Continuing Studies at 650-725-2650.

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