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Free wellness lecture ‘When Pain Persists’ scheduled for March 22

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Chronic pain can wreak havoc in the lives of those who suffer from it. Find out more information about how to manage it at this free lecture.

PBMC physician assistant receives national recognition

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Peconic Bay Medical Center has a nationally recognized physician assistant on board. Find out how he earned that honor.

Free Women’s Wellness seminar, Feb. 23

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Feeling sluggish? Worried about your health? Join PBMC's Women's Wellness seminar to learn how small lifestyle changes can bring big results.

Peconic Bay appoints new director of neurosurgery

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Robert M. Galler, DO, MPH, has been appointed the director of neurosurgery at Peconic Bay Medical Center.

Free prostate cancer seminar, March 29

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Prostate cancer is the most common type of cancer found in men and, caught early, it can be successfully treated. To learn more about the newest technology to treat it, attend this free seminar.

Peconic Bay Medical Center names cardiologist as new medical director

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Jean M. Cacciabaudo, MD, a fellowship-trained cardiologist, was formerly the chief of cardiology at Southside Hospital and director of nuclear cardiology and associate medical director at Long Island Jewish Medical Center.

Six-week smoking cessation program starts in Riverhead Oct. 25

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Trying to quit smoking? This program may be one way to help you kick the habit.

National Diabetes Awareness Month in the (blue) spotlight Nov. 15

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On November 15 PBMC will hold an evening dedicated to National Diabetes Awareness Month. Presentations on the disease, a vendor expo and lighting up the hospital in blue are planned.

Zika virus update: a community presentation

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Worried about Zika virus? Learn the latest updates at the talk by an infectious disease specialist at PBMC.

Are you at risk for Type 2 diabetes? Free program offered to help you avoid it

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Learn how to keep Type 2 diabetes at bay by making some simple lifestyle changes you can learn in this free program.