December Health eNewsletter 
Saturday, 01 December 2007 
December Health eNewsletter

Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital would like to wish you and your family a very Happy Holiday season. If your holiday plans include a family vacation or a business trip, stay safe and keep your health in mind. When you're traveling, you want your trip to be as enjoyable and worry-free as possible. A big part of that is preventing illness or injury for you and your loved ones while on the road. Another part is making sure you keep yourself properly fueled along the way. So how to you keep from overdoing it on the road? Click here for a few “on the road” health tips.

Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital is committed to providing quality care for you and your family. Learn about some of our latest initiatives below, research health topics on our web site and find an event that interests you.

Growing with you. For you.

Cy-Fair Recognized for Quality Care

Looking for award-winning care? We deliver. Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital ranks among the nation’s top hospitals for several service lines including overall critical care, maternity care, overall bariatric surgery, treatment of heart failure and stroke, and overall pulmonary services according to HealthGrades, a leading source for independent health care quality information. Visit our Web site for more information on our quality care.

Exciting Changes Around the Hospital

For more than 25 years, Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital has been focused on providing quality care and offering advanced health care services to meet the growing needs of our community. Beginning December 2007 our main entrance will be closed as we construct a new entrance, lobby, registration area, and gift shop. Click here for more news on the exciting changes and the temporary arrangements during construction.  

Getting a Hand on Carpal Tunnel

Don’t blame the computer for your carpal tunnel syndrome – wrist injuries, rheumatoid arthritis, hypothyroidism and even pregnancy can cause this condition. Carpal tunnel syndrome develops when the median nerve is compressed inside your wrist, and the condition usually develops gradually. Wrist position is key to controlling your carpal tunnel syndrome symptoms. Visit our Web site to learn more.

Eating Healthy During the Holidays

The holidays are upon us, and you know what that means. Turkey and all the trimmings. Apple pie, pecan pie, and just about every kind of cake, candy or cookie that makes your mouth water. Even with all these tantalizing treats, you can still eat healthy during the holidays and be friends with your scale at the beginning of the New Year. Here are a few suggestions to help you avoid the temptations.

Manage Your Health Online

“Your Health" Online is a resourceful tool designed to help you manage your health. Personalized resources available include interactive health risk assessment and tools to analyze and track your progress as well as reminders and health news on topics and events important to you and your family. Find help for weight loss, nutrition, stress, quitting smoking, healthy pregnancy, and more. Start managing ‘Your Health’ online today