Fighting cancer tutorial

Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point will host a Tuesday Tutorial with the American Cancer Society, "Fighting Cancer From Every Angle," on July 30 at 11:30 a.m., at the Rao Musunuru M.D. Conference Center, 14100 Yosemite Drive in Hudson. Admission is free and a complimentary lunch will be served. Seating is limited. Reservations are required by call (727) 869-5498. … [Read more...]

Down Syndrome documentary

The Tampa Theatre, 711 N. Franklin St., will present a first-look screening of the new documentary, "Because of Sam," on July 29 at 7:30 p.m. The film, by Renee Warmack, takes an up-close journey with Sam Piazza, a Tampa native born with Down Syndrome, and his family, from his birth to winning Homecoming King at Gaither High School, to his rock-star status as a team member at PDQ. There will be a … [Read more...]

Neck & back pain seminar

AdventHealth Wesley Chapel will present a seminar on neck and back pain on July 25 at noon, in the fourth-floor classroom. Dr. Amir Ahmadian and Dr. Armen Deukmedjian, Neuspine Institute, will discuss how a small twinge or dull ache can change your plans. A light lunch will be provided. For information and to make a reservation, call (813) 929-5432, or visit AHWesleyChapel.com/events. … [Read more...]

Community events

The Medical Center of Trinity, 9330 State Road 54, will offer these community groups: Compassionate Friends of Support Group: July 17 from 7:15 p.m. to 9 p.m. Huntington’s Disease Support Group: July 18 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Lymphedema Support Group: July 18 at 3 p.m. Chatterboxes: July 21 at 3 p.m. Type 1 Diabetes Support Group: July 24 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. For … [Read more...]

Breast-feeding support

St. Joseph’s Hospital-North, 4211 Van Dyke Road in Lutz, will offer a breast-feeding support group on July 23 at 10 a.m., in Garden Classroom B. Admission is free. To register call (813) 443-2046. … [Read more...]

Alzheimer’s support

Keystone Place at Terra Bella, 2200 Livingston Road in Land O’ Lakes, will host Alzheimer’s and dementia support groups on the fourth Tuesday of the month at 1 p.m. The next meeting is July 23. The meetings are free, and are for family members, caregivers and others interested in learning more about dementia and coping skills. For information, call Kathleen Miller at (727) 236-7659. … [Read more...]

Congestive heart failure

Oak Hill Hospital hosts a congestive heart failure (CHF) education series for those living with the chronic disease. Meetings take place on the fourth Tuesday of every month (except holidays) at the hospital’s South Tower, sixth-floor family waiting area. The next session is on July 23 at 3 p.m. Participants can learn to reduce stress and anxiety. Resources also will be made available. For … [Read more...]

Hernia seminar

AdventHealth Wesley Chapel, 2700 Healing Way, will offer a seminar about hernias on July 24 from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., in Suite 305. Dr. Vijay Ferris, board-certified general surgery, will discuss the latest advances in abdominal surgery, including minimally invasive and robotic hernia repair. Participants can get a free hernia screening. Advanced registration is required. For information and to … [Read more...]

Breast cancer support

The Medical Center of Trinity will host a Breast Cancer Support Group on July 24 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the American Cancer Society Resource Room, 9332 State Road 54, Suite 402, in Trinity. Walk-ins are welcome. For information, call (727) 834-5630, or visit MedicalCenterTrinity.com. … [Read more...]

Infertility presentation

AdventHealth Wesley Chapel, 2700 Healing Way, will host an educational presentation on infertility challenges and possible options on July 24 at 6 p.m., in Suite 305. Dr. Anthony Imudia will lead a group discussion. Limited space is available. To preregister, call (813) 929-5432, or visit AHWesleyChapel.com/Events. … [Read more...]