Morton Plant North Bay Invites Community to Health Seminars

Topics Include Diabetes, Skin Cancer, Hip Replacement

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla., (February 2, 2014) - Morton Plant North Bay Hospital invites the community to attend upcoming free health seminars spotlighting diabetes, skin cancer, and advances in hip replacement. 

Diabetes? Keep Your Ticker Ticking
Thursday, March 5
10 a.m.
Morton Plant North Bay Hospital, Classroom 2-3, 6600 Madison St., New Port Richey
A certified diabetes educator will discuss the importance of maintaining heart health from a diabetes perspective.

Dermatology and Skin Cancers
Wednesday, March 11
10 a.m.
Morton Plant North Bay Hospital, Bekesh Education and Conference Center, 6600 Madison St., New Port Richey
Your skin says a lot about your overall health. Learn what it’s saying and how to avoid harmful skin conditions in this lecture, which is part of the SHARE series.

Hip Replacement Advances
Friday, March 13
12:30 p.m.
Morton Plant North Bay Hospital, Bekesh Education and Conference Center, Rooms 2-3, 6600 Madison St., New Port Richey
Orthopedic surgeon David Whiddon, MD, will discuss hip pain solutions, including nonsurgical treatments and anterior hip replacements. 

To pre-register, call (727) 953-6877, or visit: www.BayCareEvents.org

About Morton Plant North Bay Hospital
Established in 1965, Morton Plant North Bay Hospital is a 154-bed facility committed to improving the health of everyone it serves. Morton Plant North Bay has received the Gold Seal of ApprovalTM for Primary Stroke Care from the Joint Commission. Morton Plant North Bay Hospital is located at 6600 Madison St., New Port Richey, Fla.

About BayCare Health System
BayCare Health System is a leading community-based health system in the Tampa Bay area. Composed of a network of 11 not-for-profit hospitals, outpatient facilities and services such as imaging, lab, behavioral health and home health care, BayCare provides expert medical care throughout a patient’s lifetime. With more than 200 access points conveniently located throughout Tampa Bay, BayCare connects patients to a complete range of preventive, diagnostic and treatment services for any health care need. 

BayCare’s family of hospitals are: Mease Countryside, Mease Dunedin, Morton Plant, Morton Plant North Bay, St. Anthony’s, St. Joseph’s, St. Joseph’s Children’s, St. Joseph’s Hospital-North, St. Joseph’s Women’s, South Florida Baptist, and Winter Haven. For more information, visit BayCare on the Web at www.BayCare.org. 

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