Physician speaks on preventative medicine for adults at St. Luke's Nampa

Dr. Bayo Crownson, a longtime Nampa family medicine physician, will give a free public program from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., Thursday June 14, about “preventive medicine for adults” at St. Luke’s Nampa, 9850 W. St. Luke’s Drive, according to a press release about the program.

Crownson’s special interests are adult medicine, chronic disease management, musculoskeletal disorders, pediatrics, and newborn care. He earned a nursing degree at Rutgers and a medical degree at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. Dr. Crownson served as a flight surgeon for the 391st Fighter Squadron in Mountain Home.

The goal of his program is to help adults understand what they can do to take care of themselves and avoid getting sick.

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For the one-hour talk he plans to cover lifestyle choices, including accident prevention, diet, exercise and avoiding tobacco use. He will cover important immunizations for adults with updates on HPV, influenza and shingles vaccines. Crownson also will share information about the importance of adult health screenings, including colonoscopy, mammograms, lung cancer, bone density tests and skin cancer.

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Registration is required for the free program by contacting Christen Wise at or 208-505-2981.

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