Women’s health stressed

Jennifer Gracia


About 100 women attended the Day of the Woman at the Center for Economic Development on Nov. 9. Del Mar College and the Laura W. Bush Institute coordinated the event annual for women’s health.

Mary McQueen gave an introduction and welcomed the guest moderator, Connie Tyne, director of the Laura W. Bush Institute for Women’s Health. Guest panelists included Dr. Jennifer Phy, associate professor and faculty physician at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, and Dr. James B. Maas, Sleep for Success CEO.

“We like working closely with the organization to help educate women on health,” said Karen Silva from the Del Mar College Foundation.

Phy spoke about internal medicine and the gastro intestinal effects some of today’s medication has on women.

Maas spoke about the importance of sleep and the effects it has on women’s health.

“Sleep for Success, it is imminent for your health” Maas said.

The event concluded with a healthy lunch, door prizes and a small gift.

“I enjoy events like this, especially geared toward women’s health,” said digital media major Bernice Gonzales.

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