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For Immediate Release:
October 9, 2012

Southcoast's Day of Health for Women to be held on October 27

Bring your mother, sister, daughter, friend to a day devoted to every woman's health

DARTMOUTH, Mass. — Southcoast's annual "Day of Health for Women" will be held on Saturday, October 27, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Southcoastª Center for Women's Health located at 300B Faunce Corner Road in Dartmouth.

Pamper yourself by enjoying the following complementary services:

  • Acupuncture
  • Massage
  • Posture screening
  • Reflexology
  • Reiki
  • Bone density screenings

Learn more about products and services that help you live life better:

  • Women's cancer resources presented by Southcoast Centers for Cancer Care
  • Weight management presented by Optifast
  • Fitness presented by Curves of Dartmouth
  • Natural Health Solutions presented by Dr. Laura Bomback
  • Miche bags available for purchase
  • Tastefully Simple products available for purchase

The Southcoast Health Van will provide free screenings for cholesterol, glucose, blood pressure, and bone density. Complimentary gift bag for all participants.

Free raffles will include a grand prize drawing for a new Kindle. Complimentary breakfast will be served and will include Pink Ribbon Bagels donated by event sponsor, Panera Bread North Dartmouth. Stop in the North Dartmouth Panera Cafe this October for a Pink Ribbon Bagel where 25 cents from each Pink Ribbon Bagel sold will be donated to Southcoast Hospitals' Women's Health Services. Panera Dartmouth customers can also help by mentioning "Southcoast" or saying "Cater Pink" when placing a Catering order, and 10 percent of that catering order will be donated to Southcoast Hospitals' Women's Health Services.

This free event is open to the public. Space is limited. Registration is required. Services are provided based on availability. Call 800-497-1727 to register. For more information visit

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Stephanie Poyant
Public Information Officer
Phone: 508-961-5280
Pager: 508-387-2532
Fax: 508-961-5876

Southcoast Health System is a community based health delivery system with multiple access points, offering an integrated continuum of health services throughout Southeastern Massachusetts and East Bay, Rhode Island.

It includes the three hospitals that make up Southcoast Hospitals Group — Charlton Memorial Hospital in Fall River, St. Luke's Hospital in New Bedford and Tobey Hospital in Wareham.

Southcoast provides advanced clinical services, such as open heart surgery, angioplasty and heart rhythm services, comprehensive cancer care, neurosurgery, weight loss surgery, orthopedic surgery, advanced imaging services and is the only provider of maternity services in the region.

Southcoast is a not-for-profit charitable organization that depends on the support of the community to provide services. More information is available online at Connect to Southcoast through social media at

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