September 28, 2016 The Beverly Hills Chamber of Commerce Health and Wellness Committee is excited to offer an educational health benefit to members, a series of Health and Wellness Lunch & Learns entitled "Health Talks." Each Health Talk will cover a topic of importance to the healthcare community. This month, doctors Linnea Chap, MD and Arash Gabayan, MD of The Beverly Hills Cancer Center will discuss Breast Cancer and what everyone woman needs to know. Click on flyer to view larger
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