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Baystate Health Every Woman

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The free Baystate Health Every Woman program offers the latest women's health information, through seminars with physicians, nurses, and other medical professionals, in a comfortable and lively setting. The program is designed to increase your knowledge of women's health issues, and in turn, provide you with the information you need to make the best decisions regarding your health. It's unique, exciting, and fun!

If you have any questions, email sue.fontaine@baystatehealth.org or call 413-794-5200.

If you are already a member, you can make changes to your membership, including:

  • Your email address
  • Your home address
  • Your phone number

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Baystate Health Every Woman Member Benefits

When you join, you will receive a membership packet containing a membership key tag and detailed information about the program.

Member Benefits include:

  • Educational seminars on women’s health topics
  • Discounted or free admission to select Baystate Health Every Woman and Baystate Health sponsored events and health screenings
  • A 25% discount certificate to the Marketplace at Baystate Health 
  • Tuition discount for Mini Medical School, an eight week course featuring faculty from Baystate Medical Center 
  • The Baystate Health Every Woman Newsletter mailed quarterly to all member detailing seminars, special events, new programs for women and Baystate Health news and initiatives of community interest. 
  • The eWoman newsletter, a bi-monthly email newsletter with timely updates, links, and announcements.

Menopause and The Heart, August 18, 2021

Menopause is riddled with symptoms such as hot flashes, insomnia, and night sweats, and as a woman’s body goes through perimenopause and menopause it also changes our bodies in a way that effects the heart. Join Dr. Sabeen Chaudry, cardiologist, Baystate Cardiology, for the first in a series focused on a woman’s heart which is strong and resilient yet different when health is concerned. The discussion will include how menopause can be connected to heart disease for women, the symptoms that should never be ignored and how to prevent heart disease no matter what stage of change your body is in.

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When Laughing is No Longer Funny: Incontinence Situations, September 2, 2021

If you have a loss of bladder control you’re not alone. It is a common, often an embarrassing situation. The severity ranges from occasionally leaking urine when you laugh, cough or sneeze to having an urge to urinate that’s so sudden and strong you don’t get to a toilet in time. The good news is that for most women, these problems can either be cured or  at least better managed. Join Dr. Katelyn Kopcsay, urogynecologist, Baystate Urogynecology, for a discussion about the forms of female incontinence, symptoms, causes, tests, diagnosis, and the many treatments available.

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Breast Health Virtual Series- View all four recorded events, October 2020

Watch one or all binge watch all four of the recorded virtual breast health events:

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Heart & Vascular Lecture Series 2021- Virtual Event Recordings, February 2021

February is Heart Health month and we held the annual Heart & Vascular 2021 Lecture Series virtually this year.  All the events were recorded so you can watch the events all year long

The COVID Heart: Effects of COVID-19 on the Heart, What We Know to Date with Dr. Aaron Kugelmass

Cardiac Risk Factors and Wellness in the Era of COVID-19 with Dr. Quinn Pack and Patrick Schilling, Clinical Exercise Physiologist, Baystate Rehabilitation Care

Am I Having a Heart Attack? with Dr. Zachry Zichittella

The Heart's Electrical System and Latest Treatments with Dr. Fadi Chalhoub

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The Art of Aging - Virtual Event Recording, April 4, 2021

According to Dr. Catherine Sanderson, Chair of Psychology Department at Amherst College and author of The Positive Shift: Mastering Mindset to Improve Happiness, Health, and Longevity, what we think and how we feel about aging can have a significant impact on how we actually age. In this virtual talk from Baystate Health Senior Class, Dr. Sanderson shares tips for aging well.

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Who Will Speak For You? - Virtual Event Recording, May 24, 2021

Dr. Maura Brennan discusses advanced care planning. Learn more.

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Stroke Advancements When 911 is Called - Virtual Event Recording, May 20, 2021

Dr. E. Jesus Duffis discusses advance in emergency stroke care. Learn more.

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Sleepless Nights, Drowsy Days: Diagnosing Sleep Disorders - Virtual Event Recording, March 24, 2021

Baystate Medical Center Sleep Medicine specialist Dr. Muhammad Ali Syed discusses sleep studies and offers tips on getting a better night's sleep. More about Sleep Medicine at Baystate Health

 

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Weight Loss Seminar, July 13, 2021

There are a lot of us struggling with weight control. More than a third of adults in America are obese and obesity is linked to more than 60 chronic diseases. Join Dr. John Romanelli, general and bariatric surgeon, medical director, bariatric and robotic surgery, chief, Division of General Surgery, Baystate Medical Center, and Professor of Surgery, UMMS-Baystate, for a discussion about obesity, BMI, the multidisciplinary steps for a weight management program such as diet plans, lifestyle, behavioral treatment, medications as well as when and how bariatric surgery is performed.

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The Burning Facts About Skin Cancer and Melanoma, August 12, 2021

A beautiful sunny day lying on the beach, being outside while gardening, hiking, swimming and more is time well spent and so good for our health. But when is it too much? Join Dr. Richard Arenas, Chief, Division of Surgical Oncology, Baystate Surgical Oncology & Breast Specialists, for a discussion about skin cancer facts, myths debunked, how to reduce risk, the different types of skin cancers and symptoms, with focus on melanoma and how skin cancers are diagnosed and treated.

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