Health Beat: Upcoming events at Augusta Health

augusta-health-headerMay 27: The annual free Skin Cancer Screening at Augusta Health Cancer Center.  Providers from both Augusta Health Dermatology and Blue Ridge Dermatology participate collaboratively.  This is a full body screen under the policies of the ADA.  Appointments are required (332.4190).  Screening begins at 5:30 pm.  May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month.

May 28: This month’s Lunch and Learn (noon, Augusta Community Care Building) will feature Mary Mannix giving an Augusta Health update.

June 1: National Cancer Survivor Day. Augusta Health willbe celebrating with our survivors and providers from 2-4 pm in the Augusta Community Care Building.  There are physician and survivor speakers, entertainment and refreshments.  In addition to local speakers, Dr. Annie Nedrow of Duke Medicine will talk about Integrative Medicine—Treating the Whole Person.


UVA Basketball Fans!

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Team of Destiny: Inside Virginia Basketball’s Run to the 2019 National Championship, by Jerry Ratcliffe and Chris Graham, is available for $25. The book, with additional reporting by Zach Pereles, Scott Ratcliffe, and Scott German, will take you from the aftermath of the stunning first-round loss to UMBC in 2018 through to the thrilling overtime win over Texas Tech to win the 2019 national title, the first in school history.

Dick Vitale on Team of Destiny: “This is a hoops story you will LOVE! Jerry and Chris capture the sensational and dramatic championship journey by Tony Bennett and his tenacious Cavalier team. UVA was Awesome Baby and so is this book!”

Ralph Sampson on Team of Destiny: “Jerry and Chris have lived and seen it all, even before my time. I highly recommend this book to every basketball fan across the globe. This story translates to all who know defeat and how to overcome it!”

Feedback from buyers: “Got the Book in the Mail Saturday, and could not put it down! Great read and great photography as well! Love all of the books I’ve received, but hands down, this is my favorite!” – Russell

Buy here.

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