(PRWEB) July 15, 2005
Good Samaritan Hospital in Suffern, NY is providing a number of free, informative seminars for individuals interested in learning more about the benefits and challenges associated with Bariatric Weight-Loss Surgery. Interested individuals are encouraged to learn more about the surgery and treatment program as well as how surgical weight loss can change their livesÂ or possibly save them. The dates and times are as follows:
- Tuesday, August 2nd from 11:00 am Â 12:30 pm
- Wednesday, August 24th from 7:00 pm Â 9:00 pm
- Thursday, September 8th from 11:00 am Â 12:30 pm
- Tuesday, September 20th from 6:00 pm Â 7:30 pm
All seminars are held in the Good Samaritan Hospital Auditorium and there is no cost to attend. Please call 1-800-435-7465 to register.
Participants will get the answers to questions about the groundbreaking weight-reduction surgeries that are helping more and more individuals lead healthier, more satisfying lives.
Hosted by Good Samaritan HospitalÂs bariatric team, this important seminar will dispel myths, offer facts and present a full range of new surgical options for those who qualify.
Bariatric Surgery is an increasingly popular weight-loss alternative for morbidly obese people who face serious health risks associated with their weight. Recent data indicates that 50% of Americans are overweight and 6-10 million are more then 100 pounds overweight. The medical staff at Good Samaritan Hospital strongly encourages at-risk individuals to attend these free seminars to learn more about getting the help that they need.
For further information, please contact bariatric coordinator Catherine Caston, RN at (845)-368-5285.
Good Samaritan Hospital is a member of Bon Secours Health System, Inc., one of the nationÂs leading Catholic healthcare systems. It is also part of the regional Bon Secours Charity Health System, which includes St. Anthony Community Hospital in Warwick, NY and Bon Secours Community Hospital in Port Jervis, New York. Additionally, Bon Secours Charity Health System provides the services of a Certified Home Health Agency, two long-term care facilities, an assisted living and adult home facility and several other medical programs. For more information about Good Samaritan Hospital, or any of its programs, visit their website at http://www.goodsamhosp.org, or contact Good Samaritan Hospital at 845-368-5000.
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