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TOWN TOPICS, PRINCETON, N.J., WEDNESDAY, APRIL 3, 2019 • 2

more than 25 YEARS

CARING for the REGION’S

most fragile deliveries For more than a quarter of a century, Capital Health has been the greater Mercer County area’s Regional Perinatal Center, caring for newborns who need extra special medical care that can only be provided by a regional center with a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). We also help women experiencing HIGH RISK PREGNANCIES, so they have all the support they need in place throughout their pregnancy, during delivery, and after. That means a dedicated MATERNAL FETAL MEDICINE program and 24/7 IN-HOUSE OBSTETRICAL, NEONATAL, ANESTHESIOLOGY and MIDWIFERY COVERAGE. When it comes to EXPERIENCE, our Level III NICU cared for more than 416 babies in the last year alone and more than 70 percent of the Magnet recognized NICU nurses at Capital Health have spent more than 10 years as part of the Capital Health program.

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UPCOMING HEALTH PROGRAMS Unless otherwise noted, call 609.394.4153 or visit capitalhealth.org/events to sign up for the following programs.

TIME FOR CHANGE: Understanding Menopause Wednesday, April 10, 2019 | 6 p.m. Capital Health Medical Center – Hopewell NJ PURE Conference Center To learn more about this shared experience in women’s health, join DR. VICTORIA PETTY, a board certified gynecologist from Capital Health Gynecology, for a discussion of menopause causes, symptoms and treatment options. AARP SMART DRIVER COURSE Thursday, April 11, 2019 | 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Capital Health – Hamilton The AARP Smart Driver course teaches valuable defensive driving strategies and provides a refresher of the rules of the road. You must be 18 years of age or older and have a valid driver’s license to attend this course. Cost is $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members. FLUSH COLON CANCER: Know Your Risk Factors, Screening Guidelines and Treatment Options Thursday, April 11, 2019 | 6 p.m. Capital Health – Hamilton You’re invited to our discussion about colon cancer — risk factors, screening guidelines, and treatment options — led by fellowship trained gastroenterologist DR. JYOTI BHATIA from Mercer Gastroenterology. Melissa Phelps, a registered dietitian and certified specialist in oncology nutrition at the Capital Health Cancer Center, will also discuss nutrition. TOTAL SHOULDER REPLACEMENTS Thursday, April 25, 2019 | 6 p.m. Capital Health – Hamilton Many people experience shoulder pain, but it can be caused by a range of conditions. DR. EVAN CONTE, a board certified orthopaedic surgeon at Rothman Orthopaedic Institute, will lead a discussion on common shoulder problems and injuries, their causes, and treatment options including shoulder replacements.

GUT REACTION: Current Medical Management Options for Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis Monday, April 29, 2019 | 6 p.m. Capital Health Medical Center – Hopewell NJ PURE Conference Center If you are living with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) — including Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis — then you know about the belly pain, weight loss, and diarrhea that comes with it. Join DR. ANIL BALANI, a fellowship trained gastroenterologist and IBD specialist at Capital Health Center for Digestive Health, for a discussion of current, new, and upcoming medical therapies. DOCS ON THE TRAIL: Enjoying the Outdoors While Managing Your Joint Pain Tuesday, April 30, 2019 | 6 p.m. Hunt House Barn, Mercer Meadows If you’re living with arthritis or considering joint replacement surgery, join DR. ARJUN SAXENA from Trenton Orthopaedic Group at Rothman Orthopaedic Institute to learn how walking or biking can help you manage your pain and even help you recover from surgery. This will be followed by a two-mile hike into Rosedale Park led by DR. JILL YOUNG, a board certified family medicine physician at Capital Health Primary Care – Quakerbridge and trustee of the Lawrence Hopewell Trail. This event is free. PANCREATIC CANCER: Managing Risk, Making and Understanding a Diagnosis Wednesday, May 1, 2019 | 6 p.m. Capital Health Medical Center – Hopewell NJ PURE Conference Center Join DR. JASON ROGART, director of Interventional Gastroenterology & Therapeutic Endoscopy at the Capital Health Center for Digestive Health, and understand how pancreatic cancer is diagnosed and how doctors determine how advanced the disease is. A genetic counselor from our Cancer Center will discuss the important relationship between cancer and genetics and take you through what genetic counseling and testing is like.

Capital Health – Hamilton 1445 Whitehorse-Mercerville Road, Hamilton, NJ 08619 Capital Health Medical Center – Hopewell One Capital Way, Pennington, NJ 08534 Hunt House Barn – Mercer Meadows 197 Blackwell Road, Pennington, NJ 08534

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