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J anuary / F ebruary / M arch 2 013 C ommunity H ealth pro g rams Plastic Surgery Podiatry Wellness Refresh and Rejuvenate Your Look Bunion and Bunion Surgery Santa Monica Family YMCA Open House THURSDAY, JANUARY 24 / 6:00 to 7:00 pm TUESDAY, JANUARY 15 / 5:45 to 6:45 pm SATURDAY, JANUARY 12 / 9:00 am to 3:00 pm Bob Baravarian, D.P.M., will discuss bunions and the latest surgical and nonsurgical treatments for this common condition. Join UCLA Health System at the Y’s open house for free health screenings, teddy bear clinic, information, tours, special activities, giveaways, free one-week guest pass and more. James Bradley, M.D. will discuss the simple and safe techniques used by cosmetic surgeons in the UCLA Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery to eliminate the lines, wrinkles and other visible signs of aging. WHERE: 200 UCLA Medical Plaza, Suite 465 INFO: (310) 794-7616 Breast Reconstruction after Mastectomy and Lumpectomy TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 26 / 7:00 to 8:30 pm Charles Tseng, M.D., UCLA plastic and reconstructive surgeon, will discuss the range of reconstructive options from implants to “flap” techniques. WHERE: Cancer Support Community-Benjamin Center, 1990 S. Bundy Dr., Suite 100, Los Angeles TO RSVP: (800) 516-5323 WHERE: 2121 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 101, Santa Monica TO RSVP: (310) 828-0011 — date subject to change Heel and Ankle Pain WHERE: Santa Monica Family YMCA, 1332 6th Street, Santa Monica TO RSVP: (310) 393-2721 TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 19 / 5:45 to 6:45 pm Introduction to Mindful Awareness Gary Briskin, D.P.M., will discuss the common causes of ankle and heel pain, including plantar fasciitis, arthritis, tendonitis and tendon tears. Surgical and nonsurgical therapies, including arthroscopy and shockwave, will be explored. WHERE: 2121 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 101, Santa Monica TO RSVP: (310) 828-0011 — date subject to change Ankle Arthritis and Ankle Replacement Options MONDAY, FEBRUARY 4 / 2:30 to 4:00 pm Diana Winston, director of UCLA Mindfulness Education, will discuss how mindfulness can reduce stress, improve attention, boost the immune system, reduce emotional reactivity and promote well-being. WHERE: OASIS lecture room, Macy’s 3rd floor, 10730 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles TO RSVP: (800) 516-5323 Aging Eyelid TUESDAY, MARCH 19 / 5:45 to 6:45 pm Excessive Daytime Sleepiness WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13 / 7:00 to 8:30 pm Bob Baravarian, D.P.M., will discuss the latest advances in conservative and surgical treatment of foot and ankle arthritis, including injection joint lubrication, arthroscopic cleanup, joint preservation surgery, fusion surgery and ankle replacement surgery. THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 21 / Noon to 1:30 pm Mehryar Taban, M.D., UCLA oculofacial plastic surgeon will discuss the various eyelid problems related to aging and their management. WHERE: Conference Room 3-G370, UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, 1250 16th Street, Santa Monica TO RSVP: (800) 516-5323 Mommy Makeover THURSDAY, MARCH 14 / 6:00 to 7:00 pm James Bradley, M.D., will discuss how the dynamic combination of breast augmentation, tummy tuck and liposuction can be used to restore a woman’s natural contours, both after childbirth and later in life. WHERE: 200 UCLA Medical Plaza, Suite 465 INFO: (310) 794-7616 WHERE: 2121 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 101, Santa Monica TO RSVP: (310) 828-0011 — date subject to change Tremors Tremor: How to Shake the Shakes SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 23 / 9:00 am to Noon UCLA movement disorders specialists will help you understand and cope with tremors. Treatment options including medicines, surgery (deep brain stimulation) and noninvasive therapies will be discussed. George LaBrot, M.D., UCLA sleep medicine specialist, will focus on the causes and treatments for excessive daytime sleepiness, and the consequences of this condition for the individual and society. WHERE: Santa Monica Family YMCA, 1332 6th Street, Santa Monica TO RSVP: (800) 516-5323 Mindfulness Classes and Events ONGOING UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center offers classes, workshops and events for the public to learn mindfulness techniques and practices to reduce stress and promote well-being. Free Thursday lunchtime meditation at the Hammer Museum. INFO: www.marc.ucla.edu or (310) 206-7503 WHERE: Beach Cities Health District, 514 N. Prospect Ave., Beach Cities room, Redondo Beach TO RSVP: (310) 571-5741 or ucla.tremor@gmail.com F E AT URE D E V E N T Play 4Kay Breast Cancer Awareness Game FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 15 / 6:00 pm UCLA Women’s Basketball hosts their 6th annual Play 4Kay Breast Cancer Awareness game versus Cal, in conjunction with the Iris Cantor-UCLA Women’s Health Education & Resource Center, Revlon/UCLA Breast Center, Iris Cantor Center for Breast Imaging, Simms-Mann Center for Integrative Oncology, and UCLA Livestrong. Funds raised at the event will support UCLA breast cancer research and services and the Kay Yow Cancer Fund, established in honor of the former North Carolina State University head women’s basketball coach, who lost her life to breast cancer after 22 years as a breast cancer survivor. Tickets are $2 with the promo code PLAY4KAY and on sale now through the UCLA Central Ticket Office. WHERE: Pauley Pavilion INFO: www.uclabruins.com/wbbpink WWW.UCLAHEALTH.ORG 1-800-UCLA-MD1 (1-800-825-2631)