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2011 Press Releases
Morton Plant Mease's Red Hot Mamas Presents Hot Flashes 101 To Help Women Cool Off This Summer

 CLEARWATER, Fla., (July 28, 2011) - Morton Plant Mease's local Red Hot Mamas continues its'workshop series this month with Hot Flashes 101 on Saturday, August 20, 2011. Stephanie Van Zandt, MD, is back to inform women about everything they need to know about hot flashes during menopausal years.

Hot flashes affect up to 80% of women going through menopause and can disrupt sleep and can be very uncomfortable for women. The free workshop runs 10 a.m. to Noon at Morton Plant Hospital, Sarah Walker Women's Center, located at 300 Pinellas St., Clearwater, FL.   

Menopause affects every woman with an estimated 6,500 women entering menopause a day in the United States. Dr. Van Zandt will discuss what causes hot flashes and latest information on treatment to help women stay cool.   

To pre-register, call (727) 953-6877. For more information, visit: 

About Morton Plant Mease 

Nationally recognized for health care excellence, Morton Plant Mease Health Care is dedicated to providing community owned health care services that set the standard for high-quality, compassionate care. Morton Plant Mease Health Care is comprised of the following hospitals - Morton Plant, Clearwater; Mease Dunedin, Dunedin; Mease Countryside, Safety Harbor and Morton Plant North Bay, New Port Richey.

About BayCare Health System

BayCare Health System is a leading community-based health system in the Tampa Bay area. Composed of a network of 10 not-for-profit hospitals, outpatient facilities and services such as imaging, lab, behavioral health and home health care, BayCare provides expert medical care throughout a patient's lifetime. With more than 200 access points conveniently located throughout Tampa Bay, BayCare connects patients to a complete range of preventive, diagnostic and treatment services for any health care need. 

BayCare's family of hospitals are: Mease Countryside, Mease Dunedin, Morton Plant, Morton Plant North Bay, St. Anthony's, St. Joseph's, St. Joseph's Children's, St. Joseph's Hospital-North, St. Joseph's Women's, and South Florida Baptist. For more information, visit BayCare on the Web at


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