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Free Women’s Wellness seminar, Feb. 23

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Feeling sluggish? Worried about your health? Join PBMC's Women's Wellness seminar to learn how small lifestyle changes can bring big results.

Peconic Bay appoints new director of neurosurgery

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Robert M. Galler, DO, MPH, has been appointed the director of neurosurgery at Peconic Bay Medical Center.

Free prostate cancer seminar, March 29

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Prostate cancer is the most common type of cancer found in men and, caught early, it can be successfully treated. To learn more about the newest technology to treat it, attend this free seminar.

Peconic Bay Medical Center names cardiologist as new medical director

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Jean M. Cacciabaudo, MD, a fellowship-trained cardiologist, was formerly the chief of cardiology at Southside Hospital and director of nuclear cardiology and associate medical director at Long Island Jewish Medical Center.

National Diabetes Awareness Month in the (blue) spotlight November 15

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On November 15 PBMC will hold an evening dedicated to National Diabetes Awareness Month. Presentations on the disease, a vendor expo and lighting up the hospital in blue are planned.

Zika virus update: a community presentation

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Worried about Zika virus? Learn the latest updates at the talk by an infectious disease specialist at PBMC.

PBMC surgeon uses new technique for minimally invasive hernia repair

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Riverhead surgeon Dr. Agostino Cervone performed an umbilical hernia repair using a new technique and instrumentation.

Suffer from achy knees and hips? PBMC has an informational talk for you, September 27

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Getting older often brings aches and pains in knees and hips. This informational meeting will offer news in the advances in joint replacement.

Are you at risk for Type 2 diabetes? Free program offered to help you avoid it

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Learn how to keep Type 2 diabetes at bay by making some simple lifestyle changes you can learn in this free program.

Healthy Suffolk: ‘Learn to Be…Tobacco Free’ at PBMC

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Quit smoking workshops sponsored by Suffolk County Department of Health and PBMC can help you kick this unhealthy habit for good.