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.

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Team of Destiny: Inside Virginia Basketball’s Run to the 2019 National Championship, by Jerry Ratcliffe and Chris Graham, is now available at a special pre-sale discounted price of $20. The book is expected to ship by May 15, 2019, and expected to retail for $25.
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The book, with additional reporting by Scott Ratcliffe and Zach Pereles, will take you from the aftermath of the stunning first-round loss to UMBC in 2018, and how coach Tony Bennett and his team used that loss as the source of strength, through to the ACC regular-season championship, the run to the Final Four, and the thrilling overtime win over Texas Tech to win the 2019 national title, the first in school history.
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