Health Briefs


Breakfast at Biggs

to celebrate men’s health

LUMBERTON — In celebration of Men’s Health Month, a healthy breakfast will be served while Dr. Dennis Stuart speaks about preventative screenings and wellness for men.

The breakfast, sponsored by Biggs Park Mall and Southeastern Health’s Community Health Education Center, will begin at 8 a.m. on Wednesday in the retail space beside JCPenney at Biggs Park Mall. For information, call 910-671-9393.

Southeastern Orthopedics

surgeon to host seminar

FAYETTEVILLE — Dr. Riyaz Jinnah, an orthopedic surgeon with Southeastern Orthopedics, will host a free seminar on a minimally-invasive knee surgery on July 2.

The partial knee resurfacing procedure is completed by a robotic arm, MAKOplasty, and can provide quicker rehabilitation and more natural knee motion post-surgery compared with total knee replacement.

The seminar will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. at Hampton Inn Fayetteville-Cross Creek Mall at 1700 Skibo Road. Check-in will begin at 5:30 p.m. and refreshments will be served. Registration is required by calling Kristy Suggs at 910-671-4200. To learn more about Dr. Jinnah or the procedure, logon to www.seorthopedics.org.

Support group and class

for breastfeeding moms

LUMBERTON — Southeastern Health’s Maternal and Child Health Services division will sponsor a support group and class for breastfeeding mothers and their family members the first Monday of each month beginning July 6.

The support group will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. and the class from 7 to 8 p.m. in the Community Classroom II off of the main lobby at Southeastern Regional Medical Center. For information, contact Charlotte McDuffie, lactation consultant nurse, at 910-671-5000, Ext. 3148, or email mcduff06@srmc.org.

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