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Seniors group at health care library to host discussion on chronic pain on Wednesday, April 25
April 16, 2012 (La Mesa) -- The Grossmont Healthcare District’s Dr. William C. Herrick Community Health Care Library, 9001 Wakarusa St. in La Mesa, will host a free seniors discussion group on “Chronic Pain, Natural Solutions to a Common Problem” disease from 10 to 11 a.m., Wednesday, April 25.


The public is invited to attend, and RSVP is not required. The speaker will be Dr. David Barold, founder and medical director of the Integrative Medicine & Pain Center of La Mesa. Barold will discuss limitations of many traditional approaches to treating pain, factors than can interfere with the healing process and alternative, holistic therapies to address the pain and support the body’s natural healing abilities. Handouts will be provided and light refreshments will be served.

The Herrick Library, which opened in 2002, is a consumer health public library specializing in health research information, accessible both on-site and via the Internet. The library is operated by the Grossmont Healthcare District, a public agency that supports health-related community programs and services in San Diego’s East County.  For more information, phone the library at (619) 825‑5010 or visit