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Beyond Stress and Anxiety: How stress affects the body and what you can do to manage it

Presented by Stanford Cancer Supportive Care

Stress is common. Learn how the body responds to stress and causes physical symptoms such as: fatigue, headache, stomach pain, sleep, and mood disturbances. Tools for stress management like exercise and mindfulness will be discussed.

Speaker: Maria Juarez-Reyes MD, PhD
Clinical Assistant Professor Medicine - Primary Care and Population Health
Stanford Medicine

August 27, 2018
6:30pm–8:00pm

Redwood City Downtown Library
1044 Middlefield Road, Community Room
Redwood City, CA 94063

Registration required. To register call 650-725-9456


Celebrity Chef Cooking Demonstration

Presented by the Diabetes Care Program at Stanford

This cooking demonstration by celebrity chef Curtis Aikens will focus on healthy recipes for those who are managing diabetes but unwilling to sacrifice flavor!

Thursday, September 13
6:00 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


Facial Paralysis and Restoring Movement

Presented by Stanford Health Library

This talk will discuss the impact of facial paralysis on patients and review current treatments.

Speaker: Jon-Paul Pepper, MD
Facial plastic surgeon; Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology (Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery) at Stanford University Medical Center

Thursday, October 4
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


Sleep and Cognition: Bedmates in Cancer

Presented by Stanford Cancer Supportive Care

Many cancer patients have sleep problems. Sleep is needed for good health. Dr. Lahijani will speak about the sleep disorders that cancer patients may have and how they affect cognition.

Speaker: Sheila Lahijani, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford Medical Center

Wednesday, October 17
6:30 pm
Stanford Health Library
Hoover Pavilion, Suite 201
211 Quarry Rd., Palo Alto, CA 94304

Registration required. To register call 650-725-9456


Medicare Information Session for General Enrollment

For 2019 coverage, open enrollment will run from October 15, 2018, to December 7, 2018. During the annual enrollment period (AEP) you can make changes to various aspects of your coverage. A state-registered counselor and community educator from HICAP (Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program), Marla Seidman, will explain the importance of the period and how HICAP can help beneficiaries save.

Thursday, October 25
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


Virtual Reality Technology Treatment for Mental Illness

Presented by Stanford Health Library

Virtual Reality (VR) has been used for two decades to treat a variety of mental illnesses effectively. Recent technological developments in VR are offering even more potential. Embodied and immersive VR is being explored to treat body image disorders and psychosomatic illnesses. It also has potential to rewire implicit and unconscious beliefs and cognition that are especially important in mood and psychotic disorders. We will review the theory, evidence, application, and potential for psychiatry.

Speaker: Kim Bullock, MD
Clinical Associate Professor; Diplomate, Neuropsychiatry & Behavioral Neurology , UCNS; Diplomate of the American Board of Lifestyle Medicine; Director, Virtual Reality-Immersive Technology (VR-IT) Clinic & Laboratory; Stanford School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

Thursday, November 1
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


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