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2015 Calendar of Events

Stanford Heart Fair

Meet with Stanford Cardiovascular experts, participate in free screenings, and visit our Stanford booths for general wellness information and to chat with our experts from various specialties.

Register for our individual breakout sessions at http://stanfordhealthcare.org/events

Free and open to the public.

Saturday, February 28, 2015 • 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Crowne Plaza, Palo Alto (Cabana Hotel)
4290 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, California 94306


Positive Psychology

Presented by Stanford Health Library

This program is full and we are no longer accepting registrations. You can watch the live webcast from your computer or mobile device -- no registration required: http://stanfordvideo.stanford.edu/stream/shvl.html

This one hour interactive program on positive psychology will explore the causes and practices of happiness in daily life.

Instructor: Frederic Luskin, PhD Director, Stanford University Forgiveness Project

March 5, 2015
7:00 pm
Stanford Health Library
Hoover Pavilion, Suite 201
211 Quarry Rd., Palo Alto, CA 94304

No registration required to view live webcast: http://stanfordvideo.stanford.edu/stream/shvl.html


Potential Benefits of Herbal and Dietary Supplements

Presented by Stanford Cancer Supportive Care Program

Cancer patients are often interested in using herbal and dietary supplements as forms of alternative medicine. This presentation will give a brief overview, answer some common questions, and discuss the appropriate use of herbal and dietary supplements.

Speakers: Abraham Chang, PharmD and Eun Jeong Kim, PharmD, MS 

March 19, 2015
6:30 pm
Stanford Health Library
Hoover Pavilion, Suite 201
211 Quarry Rd., Palo Alto, CA 94304

No Fee. To register call 650-498-7826 Stanford Health Library Lecture Registration

No registration required to view live webcast: http://stanfordvideo.stanford.edu/stream/shvl.html


Psychogenic Seizures — What are They, How Can They be Diagnosed and Treated?

Presented by Stanford Health Library

Psychogenic seizures are attacks that may look like epileptic seizures, but are not caused by abnormal brain electrical discharges. This talk will explain this confusing disorder, its diagnosis and treatment.

Speaker: Robert Fisher, MD, PhD The Maslah Saul Professor in the Department of Neurology and Professor, by courtesy, of Neurosurgery at Stanford University Medical Center

March 26, 2015
7:00 pm
Stanford Health Library
Hoover Pavilion, Suite 201
211 Quarry Rd., Palo Alto, CA 94304

No Fee. To register call 650-498-7826 Stanford Health Library Lecture Registration

No registration required to view live webcast: http://stanfordvideo.stanford.edu/stream/shvl.html


Life After Cancer: Managing Your Dental Health

Presented by Stanford Cancer Supportive Care Program

This presentation will cover general oral hygiene topics as they relate to overall systemic health for anyone who has undergone cancer therapy and problems that may develop after treatment has ended.

Speaker: Catherine Draper, RDH, MS

April 16, 2015
6:30 pm
Stanford Health Library
Hoover Pavilion, Suite 201
211 Quarry Rd., Palo Alto, CA 94304

No Fee. To register call 650-498-7826 Stanford Health Library Lecture Registration

No registration required to view live webcast: http://stanfordvideo.stanford.edu/stream/shvl.html


Living it Forward: Gifts and Challenges of Survivorship

Presented by Stanford Cancer Supportive Care Program

Some call us survivors, others consider themselves 'thrivers'. No matter how we name ourselves, the question we each carry is: who are we now? With mounting outside pressure to return to ‘normal', yet irrevocably changed at the core, how do we create a healthy foundation for this new life and live it forward?

Speaker: Petra Lenz Snow

May 21, 2015
6:30 pm
Stanford Health Library
Hoover Pavilion, Suite 201
211 Quarry Rd., Palo Alto, CA 94304

No Fee. To register call 650-498-7826 Stanford Health Library Lecture Registration

No registration required to view live webcast: http://stanfordvideo.stanford.edu/stream/shvl.html


Discovering What Cosmetics to Use: During and after Oncology Treatments

Presented by Stanford Cancer Supportive Care Program

We will discuss what skin changes will occur, the ingredients to stay away from, sun protection, and websites and resources to do your own research.

Speaker: Lana Vorrises

June 18, 2015
6:30 pm
Stanford Health Library
Hoover Pavilion, Suite 201
211 Quarry Rd., Palo Alto, CA 94304

No Fee. To register call 650-498-7826 Stanford Health Library Lecture Registration

No registration required to view live webcast: http://stanfordvideo.stanford.edu/stream/shvl.html


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