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Baystate Health Every Woman

Join Our Free Health and Wellness Program

Baystate Health Every Woman is our free program dedicated to women’s health and wellness. As a member, you’ll learn about women’s health issues and gain the information you need to make the best decisions regarding your health.

Every Woman Benefits

When you join Every Woman, you’ll receive a membership packet that contains your membership key tag and detailed information about the program, including your member benefits. Those benefits include:

  • Educational seminars on women's health topics
  • Discounted or free admission to health screenings and select events sponsored by Every Woman and Baystate Health
  • The Baystate Health Every Woman Newsletter, which we mail each quarter to all members to highlight seminars, special events, and news programs that are relevant to the community
  • The eWoman newsletter, an email newsletter with timely updates, links, and announcements
  • 20% discount certificate to the Marketplace at Baystate Medical Center
  • Tuition discount for Mini Medical School, an eight-week course featuring faculty members from Baystate Medical Center (please note: Mini Medical School is on hold during the COVID-19 pandemic)

Questions or Additional Information

If you have any questions about Every Woman, we're here to help. Call us at 413-794-5200, or email us

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What Kind of Headache Do You Have? A Neurologist Breaks It Down- June 1, 2022

We’ve all been there before: A headache attacks us unexpectedly or a dull pulse builds in our head hour-after-hour. Headaches can be unnerving, and turning to Google to explain your symptoms can often lead to more panic and confusion. Today, 50-75% of adults experience headaches and they often interfere with our ability to go about our daily lives. Join Dr. James Otis, neurologist, Baystate Neurology, who helps break down the different types of headaches you might experience on any given day.

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Breast Health Virtual Series – View All Recorded Events, October 2022

Watch one or all Three of the recorded virtual breast health events:

 

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Postpartum Pelvic Floor Health, September 13, 2022

Pregnancy and childbirth can lead to pelvic floor disorders that are often overlooked during a particularly overwhelming and stressful time. Join Dr. Deepali Maheshwari, Urogynecologist, Baystate Urogynecology, for a discussion about pelvic floor complications that can occur during pregnancy and after delivery, and tips and treatments for healthy healing and recovery.

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Learn more about the Pelvic Floor Clinic

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 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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WOMEN, Do You Know Your Risk For Stroke?, May 12, 2022

Stroke kills twice as many women as breast cancer does according to the CDC. Join Dr. Heydi Flores Podadera, neurologist, Baystate Neurology, for a discussion of stroke specific to women, the factors that contribute to strokes in women and how to prevent a stroke from happening.

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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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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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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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More Than Forgetfulness, June 9, 2022

Alzheimer’s disease and dementia insidiously rob people of their memories and wreak havoc on the lives of their loved ones. Join Dr. Stuart Anfang, chief, Baystate Behavioral Health, for a discussion about Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, including diagnosis, stages, myth busters, how they affect the brain, and today’s treatments.

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Sleepless Nights, Drowsy Days, 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. Learn more about sleep medicine at Baystate Health.

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Heart & Vascular Lecture Series 2022 – Virtual Event Recordings, February 2022

February is Heart Health Month, and we held the annual Heart & Vascular 2022 Lecture Series virtually this year. All the events were recorded so you can watch the events all year long.

 

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