Ochsner St. Anne offers a Hello Health Discussion on Surviving the effects of Menopause
RACELAND, LA - As baby boomers enter their Golden Years and the population gets older, Ochsner St. Anne General Hospital in Raceland will host a seminar to give women a head start in the battle against menopause. The Hello Health discussion will take place on Thursday, March 27, 2008, from 12:00pm - 1:00pm, at Ochsner St. Anne General Hospital -1st floor conference room, 4608 Hwy. 1, Raceland, LA.
Dr. J. Frederick Cardwell, M.D., OB/GYN and certified Menopause Practitioner, will discuss how to live to be 100 using the Women's Health Initiative reassessment. Topics will include the importance of osteoporosis screening, proper nutrition, hormone replacement therapy, and lifestyle modifications. There is a $5.00 registration fee, lunch is included. To register, call 985-537-8350.
Ochsner St. Anne General Hospital, a 25-bed, 340-employee, not-for-profit, critical access facility located in the Bayou region of Louisiana, provides Ochsner patients in this growing community with access to specialty and sub-specialty care without having to traveling to New Orleans.
Ochsner Health System (www.ochsner.org) is a non-profit, academic, multi-specialty, healthcare delivery system dedicated to patient care, research and education. The system includes seven hospitals, a sub-acute facility, and 33 health centers located throughout Southeast Louisiana. Ochsner employs over 600 physicians in 80 medical specialties and subspecialties and conducts 450 clinical research trials annually. Ochsner was ranked one of the "Best Places to Work" by New Orleans CityBusiness in 2005, 2006 and 2007 and received the Consumer Choice for Healthcare in New Orleans for 12 consecutive years. Ochsner was ranked as "Best" Hospital by U.S. News and World Report in July 2007. Ochsner has over 10,000 employees system-wide.