Hospital adds Laurie Hitzel, Director of Imaging; Alexa Stinnette, Manager of Simpson Breast Health Center; and Melody Johnson, Nurse Navigator
ZEPHYRHILLS, FL., NOV 19, 2012.
Florida Hospital Zephyrhills has partnered with Gulfcoast North Area Health Education Center to offer a free seminar to help tobacco users quit. The program is open to anyone in the community and includes optional free nicotine replacement therapy including patches, lozenges or gum. The program is sponsored by the Florida Department of Health.
The seminar will be held on Wednesday, December 5, 2012 from 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm. Session will be held at Florida Hospital Zephyrhills, located at 7050 Gall Boulevard, Zephyrhills, FL 33541, in the Wellness Center Conference Room. To register, please call (813) 929-1000, extension 213. Space is limited.
According to the World Health Organization, someone dies from tobacco use every eight seconds in the world. Most cases of lung cancer are caused by cigarette smoking, and coronary heart disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S. and the leading cause of death caused by smoking.
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About Florida Hospital Zephyrhills
Florida Hospital Zephyrhills is a 139-bed regional medical center located in East Pasco County. It is a member of the Florida Hospital network of Adventist Health System, the largest health care provider in the state. Florida Hospital Zephyrhills has an award-winning Heart Institute and is the only Tampa Bay Area Hospital to receive the 2010 HealthGrades Excellence Award for Coronary Intervention. The only nationally accredited chest pain center in East Pasco County, the Heart Institute is also one of only ten nationally accredited heart failure hospitals in the country. In 2012 Florida Hospital Zephyrhills launched a comprehensive Neuroscience Institute to immediately respond to acute strokes and provide brain surgery, spine surgery and minimally invasive neuro-interventions. The hospital offers robotic partial knee replacement through its Orthopaedic Institute. It also offers emergency services, surgical services, obstetrics and the Simpson Breast Health Center. Visit www.fhzeph.org
for more information.
About the Quit Smoking Now Program
For more information about the Tools to Quit or Quit Smoking Now programs or to find a tobacco cessation program near you in Pasco, Hernando, Citrus, Hillsborough or Pinellas counties, call 813-929-1000 or visit www.gnahec.org