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Free Women's Health Evening Scheduled for May 11 at Apple Valley Medical Center Presentations by physicians to focus on osteoporosis, breast health and laser skin therapy

APPLE VALLEY, Minn., May 10, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Apple Valley Medical Center: W A free Women's Health Evening, including: hat:

6:00 - Light supper, health care displays and free screenings

6:30 - "Osteoporosis: Natural and Pharmacologic Approaches to

Therapy" with Luke Benedict, MD, AMC-United Medical Specialties

7:00 - "Breast Health Screening: Roles of Primary Care Physician and

Breast Surgeon" with Roy Hope, MD, Minnesota Surgical Associates,

and Linda Christinsen-Rengel, CNP, United Hospital Breast Center

7:30 - "What You Need to Know About Laser Skin Therapy" with Amy

Diede, MD, Apple Valley Medical Clinic, and Kristina Pitre, Clinical

Skin Therapeutics

All Evening - Health care displays (including Weight Watchers and

the Alzheimer's Association), chair massage and tours of United

Medical Imaging with Tara Bowman, MD, St. Paul Radiology. Attendees

will also be able to make future appointments for mammograms.

W T ho: he evening is open to all women, but because space is limited,

they must register either online at www.applevalleymedicalcenter.com

or by calling the center at 951-432-6161.

W Tuesday, May 11, from 6 to 8 pm. hen:

W Apple Valley Medical Center here:

14655 Galaxie Avenue

Apple Valley, MN

B The Apple Valley Medical Center includes the independent Apple ackground: Valley Medical Clinic of 13 family practice physicians, serving

patients from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., five days a week. In addition, there

is a 24-hour Urgent Care and 30 specialty physicians seeing patients

through the United Specialty Center. Specialists on the campus

provide services in allergy; cardiology; colon and rectal surgery;

dermatology; ear, nose and throat; general surgery; low back & neck

care; ob/gyn; ophthalmology; orthopedics; plastic surgery; podiatry

and urology. The center also houses United Medical Imaging for

digital mammography, ultrasound, CT and MRI scans; a full-service

pharmacy; and physical medicine and rehabilitation care through

Integrated Medical Rehabilitation of Minnesota. SOURCE: Apple Valley Medical Center CONTACT: For Apple Valley Medical Center Sue Haberle, 763-550-0101 Copyright Business Wire 2010 -0- KEYWORD: United States

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