Breast Cancer Awareness and Women’s Wellness are Focus of Outreach Events in Community
White Plains, NY (May 9, 2013) – As part of its sixth annual Wellness Through Prevention Month, White Plains Hospital is offering two outreach events specifically for women focused on cancer prevention and healthy living.
The first is Brake for Breakfast, an early morning event where women can drive up to the Dickstein Cancer Center on Longview Avenue and within a couple of minutes, receive a free breakfast, cancer prevention materials and an opportunity to speak with a breast cancer specialist about prevention and early detection. Brake for Breakfast will be held on Wednesday May 22nd from 7:00 to 8:30 AM outside of the Dickstein Cancer Center at 2-4 Longview Avenue in White Plains. Participation is free of charge and no advance registration is necessary.
The final event of the Hospital’s sixth annual Wellness Through Prevention Month is Beauty From the Inside Out at Bloomingdale’s on Thursday evening, May 30th, where women will have the opportunity to listen to a panel discussion featuring White Plains Hospital medical experts in sleep medicine, foot care, stress management, heart health and nutrition. The $25 entrance fee is redeemable in the form of a gift card that can be used for purchases at the beauty bar that evening. Light refreshments and cocktails will be served. To register, call Bloomingdale’s at (914) 684-2857.
Both events aim to reach busy area women who are challenged with making health and wellness a priority in their lives. For more information, call the Hospital’s Office of Marketing and Community Relations at (914) 681-1119.
White Plains Hospital (WPH) is a 292-bed voluntary, not-for-profit health care organization with the primary mission of offering high quality, acute health care and preventive medical care to all people who live in, work in or visit Westchester County and its surrounding areas. Centers of Excellence include the Dickstein Cancer Center, The William & Sylvia Silberstein Neonatal & Maternity Center, The Ruth and Jerome A. Siegel Stroke Center and The Westchester Orthopedic Institute. The Hospital has the busiest Emergency Department in Westchester County, seeing over 55,000 visits a year. White Plains Hospital is the only community hospital in Westchester County licensed to perform emergency & elective angioplasty. The Hospital is a ten-time winner of the Consumer Choice Award, an honor given to the nation’s top hospitals by the National Research Corporation, and received Magnet designation in 2012 from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. WPH is a member of the New York-Presbyterian Healthcare System and the Stellaris Health Network, Inc. For additional information, visit http://www.wphospital.org.