CHRISTUS Southeast Texas - LiveWell

January/February 2014

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This publication in no way seeks to serve as a substitute for professional medical care. Consult your physician before undertaking any form of medical treatment or adopting any exercise program or dietary guidelines. 2830 Calder Street Beaumont, TX 77702 Plan now to attend the 2014 CHRISTUS LiveWell Women's Conference for a day of fun, food, friendship and fascinating workshops. This empowering, all-day event is filled with exciting exhibits, Market Square shopping, health screenings and outstanding speakers. • Enjoy lunch with our celebrity keynote speaker, Melissa Joan Hart. For more details, see the March/April issue of LiveWell. • Shop more than 60 Market Square vendors. • Put your health first by participating in our health screenings. • Attend our entertaining and informative breakout sessions, including: Dress Yourself Skinny: Dressing the Body You Have, to Look Like the Body You Want Featuring Sarah Shah, Image Expert, Author and Speaker The wrong clothes can magnify figure flaws and even make you look 10, 20 or even 30 pounds heavier than you really are. Image Expert Sarah Shah will show you how to choose the right clothes for your body type. Whether you're pear shaped or apple shaped, hippy or busty, petite or tall, you'll discover the most flattering styles to accentuate your positives and downplay your negatives. Family History through Genealogy: Link to the Past, Bridge to the Future Featuring William Grace, Library Manager, and Stephanie Soule, Archivist with Tyrrell Historical Library Get ready to discover who you really are! This entertaining class is for anyone wanting a simple, hands-on-approach to family history research. How to begin? Where to look? How to organize what you find? You will leave with confidence and skills necessary to begin researching your heritage and have the adventure of a lifetime! Empowering Your Children, Guilt-Free Featuring Tanya Goldbeck, Ed.D., LPC, LMFT, Assistant Professor Lamar University You're a good mom, and you want your children to make their own decisions and feel good about themselves. But how do you empower them to feel confident in themselves, protect them from bullies and not feel guilty when they make bad decisions? Stories from Our Heroes: More Real than TV Featuring Surgical Critical Care Associates and Trauma Surgeons Dar Kavouspour, MD, and David Parkus, MD, at CHRISTUS Hospital – St. Elizabeth. Dr. Parkus was recently featured on TNT's 2013 reality series "The Hero." Learn from actual stories as told by our trauma- and board-certified general surgeons, Dr. Parkus and Dr. Kavouspour. Join us as we explore how to overcome adversity and make the right choices when seconds count. They'll discuss the number one killer in Southeast Texas—falls, head injury, motor vehicle accidents and other mishaps related to trauma. These stories and the people behind them make a difference. 45+ and Clueless: What's Happening to Me? Featuring a medical panel with Obstetrician/Gynecologists Ruben Victores, MD; Jane Angel, MD; Deborah Sherman, MD; Stephanie Cunningham, DO; and General Surgeon Kevin Dean, MD. A great place to begin is to ask questions and listen to the experts. Attend this special women's health session, where a panel of gynecologists and a general surgeon will discuss the health problems women face between ages 45 and 60, such as fibroids, endometriosis, uterine prolapse and gallstone disease. You will learn about traditional and minimally invasive surgery versus the latest state-of-the-art treatment options. Make plans to join us as we talk about these issues over wine and cheese. SAVE THE DATE! 2014 CHRISTUS LiveWell Women's Conference Thursday, May 8, 2014 • Ford Park, Beaumont • Registration opens April 1. For more details, visit or call 409.899.7700. Be Here for You

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