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September
24
11:00am-12:00pm
Glaucoma Seminar

Presented By: Paul Petrakos, DO, MS

Where: Phipps House – Kips Bay Court/Phipps, 520 Second Avenue (28th Street and 2nd Avenue)

This event is FREE and open to the public.

September
24
6:00pm-7:00pm
Bloomberg Center at Cornell Tech

54 million Americans have low bone density or osteoporosis. One in two women and one in four men over the age of 50 will break a bone due to osteoporosis. The disease causes an estimated two million broken bones every year.

Join us for a seminar exploring what osteoporosis is, and the treatment options available. Presented by: Derek Hansen, M.D. Instructor in Orthopedic Surgery at Weill Cornell Medicine

WhereCornell Tech's Bloomberg Center, 2 West Loop Road, New York, NY 10044

To RSVP call 646-891-0038 and leave a message OR email: riseniorsa@gmail.com

This event is FREE and open to the public.

October
15
5:30pm-6:30pm
96th Street Library

1 out of 10 people have diabetes.
1 out of 4 do not know they have diabetes.
1 out of 3 people have prediabetes.

 Join us for a seminar exploring everything you need to know, presented by Gwendolyne A. Jack, M.D., M.P.H., Weill Cornell Medicine Instructor.

Where: 96th Street Library (112 East 96th Street)

This event is FREE and open to the public.

November
12
5:30pm-6:30pm
96th Street Library

Asthma is a chronic inflammation of the lung airways that causes coughing, chest tightness, wheezing or shortness of breath. 8.3% of Americans have asthma.

Come join us for a talk exploring lifestyle changes, signs, symptoms, and the latest treatments available during the Weill Cornell Medicine Wellness Series at the 96th Street Library.

Bradley Hayward, MD, an Instructor in Medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine. His areas of interest include providing compassionate care for critically ill patients, treatment and symptom management in advanced lung disease, and effective physician communication regarding end-of-life care. He is conscientious in supporting not only his patients but also their families through the treatment process.

Dr. Hayward is board certified in Critical Care Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine, and Palliative Medicine.

Where: 96th Street Library (112 East 96th Street)

This event is FREE and open to the public.

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