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Advances in Treating Severe Asthma
Free Health Lecture

asthma (1)Nearly 19 million U.S. adults struggle with asthma. For some, the condition is
a minor nuisance. For others, asthma is a major problem that interferes with daily activities and can lead to a life-threatening attack. Luckily, many effective treatments are available.

Come hear a board-certified pulmonologist describe new approaches to treating severe asthma, with a special focus on an innovative procedure called Bronchial Thermoplasty — the first non-drug therapy for adults that provides significant improvement in asthma-related quality of life.

Speaker: Thomas M. Wilcox, DO, of Boulder Valley Pulmonology
When: Wednesday, April 29, from 7 to 8 p.m.

Where: YMCA of Boulder Valley, 2800 Dagny Way, Lafayette
Reservations required: bchlectures.org/asthma • 303-441-0580


Relieving Arthritis Knee Pain
Free Health Lecture

kneearthritisBy the time we’re 50, our knees have carried us more than 75,000 miles. Most of us don’t give our knees a second thought—until degenerative arthritis, or wear-and-tear arthritis, takes its painful toll and threatens to end our active lifestyle. Luckily, effective treatments are available.

Come hear Boulder and Longmont’s only fellowship-trained knee and hip replacement specialist describe both non-surgical and innovative surgical treatments for relieving the pain of degenerative knee arthritis, including MAKOplasty® partial knee resurfacing.

Speaker: C. Brian Blackwood, MD, with Mapleton Hill Orthopaedics and www.boulderhipandknee.com
When: Tuesday, May 5, from 7 to 8 p.m.
Where: Millennium Harvest House, 1345 28th St., Boulder
Reservations required: bchlectures.org/kneepain • 303-441-0580


Recognizing & Treating Stroke
Free Health Lecture

strokeyoungerDid you know that strokes can—and do—occur at any age? In fact, nearly one-quarter of the nearly 800,000 Americans who suffer a stroke each year are under the age of 65 and about 10% are teens or young adults.

Strokes often lead to serious, life-changing complications or death. Unfortunately, few of us know the warning signs. To help protect yourself and your loved ones, learn the symptoms of an impending stroke. Then learn about the newest treatment options for helping stroke victims.

Lauren Middleton-Hoang, DO, of Associated Neurologists
When: Tuesday, May 12, from 7 to 8 p.m.
Where: The Dairy Center for the Arts, 2590 Walnut St., Boulder (Main entrance is located on 26th Street. Parking lot entrance is on Walnut Street.)
Reservations required: 303-441-0580
Bonus: Free blood pressure screening starting 30 minutes before the lecture (first-come, first-served).


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Please visit BCSM Events & Programs for the latest events, classes and special programs designed for elite athletes and active people of all ages and abilities.

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