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Nasal Congestion is Focus of CMHS Seminar on April 29

Oxnard, California, 04/15/2014

Nasal congestion – which the average adult suffers from two to three times a year – will be the focus of a free seminar Community Memorial Health System is holding on Tuesday, April 29.

Dr. Elisabeth Barbosa, M.D., a Ventura ear, nose and throat specialist, will lead the seminar from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Courtyard by Marriott hotel, located at 600 E. Esplanade Drive in Oxnard.

Dr. Barbosa will cover the cause of nasal congestion and the treatment options available. She also will discuss the risks involved when treating nasal congestion.

Dr. Barbosa received her medical degree from the Drexel College of Medicine in Philadelphia and completed her internship and residency at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center. She is board-certified and is a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. Dr. Barbosa also is an active member of the Community Memorial Hospital medical staff.

Admission is free but space is limited, and reservations are required. Call 1-800/906-6093 or visit

Community Memorial Health System is a not-for-profit health system, which is comprised of Community Memorial Hospital, Ojai Valley Community Hospital, and 12 family-practice health centers entitled Centers for Family Health.  The health system is located in Ventura County, California.