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Watson Clinic Announces Community Lectures & Special Events In January


Watson Clinic is pleased to announce the following upcoming lectures and special events occurring in the month of January. 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 the events page.

Date: Tuesday, January 14 from 10:30 – 11:30 am
Topic: Caregiver Support Chat. Caregiving is hard work, and sometimes you just need someone to share your struggles with. Drop by the Arts in Medicine Studio on the 2nd Tuesday of each month for coffee, to learn or just to talk about what is happening in your life. This monthly event is proudly co-sponsored by the Watson Clinic Cancer & Research Center and Cornerstone Hospice.
Location: Watson Clinic Cancer & Research Center, 2nd Floor Arts in Medicine Studio, 1730 Lakeland Hills Blvd. in Lakeland
RSVP: 863-899-8445

Date: Thursday, January 16 at 6 pm
Speaker: Anthony R. Zappia, MD and Rami Abboud, MD
Topic: Diverticulitis: What Is It & How Is It Treated? In this free informative lecture, general surgeon Dr. Anthony Zappia and gastroenterologist Dr. Rami Abboud will discuss the causes and symptoms of the common intestinal disorder diverticulitis, and the minimally invasive robotic–assisted procedure that can eliminate the condition with smaller incisions and a faster recovery time.
Location: Watson Clinic Highlands, 1st Floor Lobby, 2300 E. County Rd. 540A in Lakeland
RSVP: 863-607-3639

Date: Friday, January 31 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

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