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Despite the blustery weather, people turned out to attend pharmacist Rebecca Dunn‘s presentation “Knowledge is Your Best Medicine”. After presenting tips on how to maintain and improve our health, our most important asset, Rebecca answered pharmacy-related questions. Members of the Clyde River W.I. and Council served lunch. The next session is tentatively scheduled for February 6th. Watch this space for updates!

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Clyde River Council will host its third Senior’s Lunch & Learn event on Thursday, January 9th at 11:00 a.m. Pharmacist Rebecca Dunn will present “Knowledge is the Best Medicine”, highlighting the variety of services available from our local pharmacies and how pharmacy science and pharmacists are important partners in maintaining our health and wellness in flu season and year round. All are welcome. Please register for lunch by Jan. 7th by emailing administrator@clyderiverpei.com or calling 902-394-2846. The presentation will take place at Riverview Community Centre, 718 Clyde River Road. We thank PEI Seniors’ Secretariat and the Clyde River W.I. for their assistance in making this series possible.

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Our third and final lecture is this coming Saturday. See you there.

Saturday, February 24th – 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.Dr. Lewis Newman – “Changes and Improvements in Medicine & Medical Technology in my Time” – Dr. Newman’s presentation will reference vaccines, Small Pox, Malaria, Polio, artificial limbs, artificial joints, organ transplants, thermometers, endoscopies, CT/MRI/PET scans, blood glucose monitoring, insulin pump, cataract surgery, key-hole surgery, artificial insemination, oral contraceptives, and gene therapy. He will also touch on the Tuberculosis pandemic that affected almost all Island families in the late 1800s and early 1900s.

Dr. Stanley “Lewis” Newman was raised in New Haven. He spent his early school years in New Haven and then Borden School for Grades 9 & 10. He attended Prince of Wales College and went on to Dalhousie for his undergraduate and medical education, graduating in 1969. He began his general family practice in Sydney, Nova Scotia. In 1971, he moved back to PEI and had a general family practice in Charlottetown at the Polyclinic until 2006. Between 2006 and 2012, he was a Hospitalist at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital. For 15 years he was House Doctor at Beach Grove Home. He retired in 2012.


The Clyde River Lecture Series takes place at the Riverview Community Centre at 718 Clyde River Road. Dr. Newman’s presentation will be followed by refreshments and a social time. Our museum will be open to view local artifacts and heritage photos.

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