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Gerontology Lecture for April
Offers Information on Herbal Medicines

 MAILED:  April 22, 2004

EAU CLAIRE — The Center for Health and Aging Services Excellence at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, along with UW-Stout and the Red Cedar Medical Center in Menomonie, will offer “Herbal Medicines: Actions, Side-Effects and Interactions with Prescription Drugs” as part of the second annual Gerontology Lecture Series.

The lecture will be held from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 28, at the Red Cedar Medical Center-Mayo Health System Education Room in Menomonie.

The session will provide an update on the use of herbs in health care, an overview of the herbal market, and an in-depth review of individual herbs and their medicinal uses.

This discussion will be led by Betsy Wacker, a physician assistant at Marshfield Clinic-Oakwood Center.

For more information, contact Meredith Wolf at wolfm@uwec.edu or (715) 836-3543. The Gerontology Lecture Series is free and open to the public.

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Updated: April 22, 2004