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Watson Clinic Announces Community Lectures & Special events in February


Lakeland, FL — Watson Clinic is pleased to announce the following upcoming lectures and special events occurring in the month of February. These events are free of charge, but seating is limited. Light refreshments will be provided. Please reserve your spot in advance by using the RSVP phone number as noted below or by visiting

Date: Tuesday, February 25 at 6 pm
Speaker: Anthony R. Zappia, MD and Rami Abboud, MD
Topic: Putting the Fire Out! During this informative lecture, general surgeon Dr. Anthony Zappia and gastroenterologist Dr. Rami Abboud will discuss the signs and symptoms of acid reflux and hiatal hernias, and share the minimally invasive robotic procedures that treat these issues with smaller incisions and faster recoveries than ever before. Attendees of this seminar can also receive a free hernia screening!
Location: Watson Clinic Highlands, 1st Floor Lobby, 2300 E. County Rd. 540A in Lakeland
RSVP: 863-607-3639 or online at

Date: Friday, February 28 from 3 to 5 pm
Topic: Tools to Quit. Take the next step to a healthier lifestyle and join us for a special class designed to provide an overview of available options for smokers who want to quit. The class includes information on various types of nicotine replacements, product samples and much more. This class is taught by a certified tobacco education specialist and is sponsored by the Watson Clinic Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting community wellness through education, research and service.
Location: Watson Clinic Cancer & Research Center, Boardroom, 1730 Lakeland Hills Blvd. in Lakeland
RSVP: 863-904-2656 or online at

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