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POTTSTOWN PA – Health care news for Sanatogans (and anyone else!), Nov. 8-14, 2008:

Saturday, Nov. 8

A one-day Lamaze class for expectant parents will be held from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the boardroom of Pottstown Memorial Medical Center (PMMC), 1600 E. High St., Pottstown PA. For more information, call 610-327-7147.

Patients of Spring-Ford Family Practice can receive a 2008 influenza (flu) vaccination from 9 a.m. to noon at the practice’s office, 307 S. Lewis Rd., Royersford PA. Either a cash fee will be charged, or a billing made to a health insurance provider. The clinic is limited to patients only.

Tuesday, Nov. 11

A free seminar on non-surgical and minimally invasive techniques to treat varicose veins and spider veins will be held at 6:30 p.m. in classrooms 1 and 2 of the Chesmont Professional Building, 13 Armand Hammer Blvd., Pottstown PA. Dr. Robert Worthington-Kirsch will be the featured speaker, The event is sponsored by Pottstown Memorial Medical Center. For information, call 610-327-7662.

Wednesday, Nov. 12

An informational program on assisted living will be held from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Villa At Morlatton, 1180 E. Ben Franklin Hwy., Douglassville PA. Entertainment and refreshments will be offered. Reservations are requested. For information, call 610-385-5000.

Thursday, Nov. 13

“New Advances In Treatment Of Shoulder Injuries,” a talk offered by Dr. Alan Cooper, will be the featured topic of the Senior Circle‘s Lunch ‘N Learn program at 11 a.m. in the Chesmont Professional Building, 13 Armand Hammer Blvd., Pottstown PA. Reservations are required; call 610-327-7699. Dr. Cooper is in practice at the Sports Medicine Institute, 1601 Medical Dr., Lower Pottsgrove PA.

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