Washington Womenís Center Offers Motherís Day Massage Special
On Tuesday, May 11, the Washington Women’s Center will hold an evening lecture on the latest research on breast and ovarian cancer treatment. Dr. Vandana Sharma, Ph.D, a Washington Hospital staff oncologist will present this lecture from 7 to 8 p.m.
On Thursday, May 20, the Women’s Center will hold an Arthritis Awareness Month lunch and learn lecture on new medications for fibromyalgia. Fibromyalgia is one of the five common types of arthritis that is common to women. Dr. Barry Shibuya, a Washington Hospital staff rheumatologist will discuss some of the newest medications and treatments used for fibromyalgia from Noon to 1 p.m.
Both classes will be held at the Washington Women’s Center Conference Room, located at 2500 Mowry Avenue (Washington West) in Fremont. To register online, please visit www.whhs.com and to learn more about these upcoming classes, call (866) 608-1301 or (510) 608-1301.
Learn More About the Right Weigh Program
Losing weight is not just about dieting and looking good, it's about making permanent lifestyle and behavioral changes that result in healthy and long lasting weight loss. If you or someone you know would like to join a weight management program that can improve your long term health, then a nutrition program offered through the Washington Women's Center may be just for you.
"The Right Weigh" nutrition program is taught by a Washington Hospital registered dietitian and promotes activity, nutrition and behavioral lifestyle changes for long term weight loss and improved health. The program provides an initial one-on-one session supplying you with a personalized meal plan along with individualized activity and behavioral goals. Group classes begin on Tuesday, May 11. Call Kathy Hesser, R.N., Washington Women's Center Coordinator at (510) 608-1356 to learn more about this fee based program.
Women’s Center services for all women
To learn more about the educational, diagnostic and wellness services at the Washington Women’s Center, visit www.whhs.com, click on "Services & Programs" and select "Women’s Health" from the drop-down menu.
To schedule an appointment for a mammogram screenings, call (510) 791-3410. You will need a physician order prior to your appointment date. Be sure to bring you physician order with you to avoid appointment delays.