ILWACO - Sleep specialist Dr. Amy Aronsky will be one of four speakers at the annual Women's Heart to Heart lunch, Feb. 5 from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the Long Beach Elks Lodge.

'Heroes for the Heart' is the theme of this year's forum, which focuses on the unique health issues women face. The event is co-sponsored by Ocean Beach Hospital Auxiliary and Gift Shop, and Ocean Beach Hospital and Medical Clinics.

In addition to Dr. Aronsky, other speakers will include Gwen Meyer, ARNP, from the Naselle Clinic; Deanna Duret, registered dietitian and diabetes education coordinator at Ocean Beach Hospital; and Michelle Kelsey, a certified flight registered nurse with Life Flight. 

Aronsky's presentation is entitled "Women and Sleep: What's Keeping You Awake;" Meyer's presentation is entitled "You've Come a Long Way Baby; Our Bodies, Ourselves, 2010;" Duret's presentation is entitled "Heroes for the Heart;" Kelsey's presentation is entitled "Time Matters: Life Flight's Response to Cardiac Emergencies."

Tickets are available at Peninsula Pharmacies and Ocean Beach Hospital Gift Shop. The cost is $6. For more information, call Denise Ross, Ocean Beach Hospital's diabetes educator, at 642-6308.


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