February Health eNewsletter 
Friday, 01 February 2008 
February Health eNewsletter

Choosing a doctor that you can trust is an important decision. But whether you are new in town or just looking for a new doctor, you can count on Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital’s free physician referral service. It is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to assist you. With nearly 400 physicians on our medical staff, we can put you in touch with the doctor who meets your specific needs, from a routine check-up to specialized medical care. Referral information is based on inquiry, location and specialty. You can also request physicians who participate in certain insurance plans.  

Click here for an online physician referral.

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.

Recognized for Quality Cardiac Care

Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital has received the UnitedHealthcare Premium® Cardiac Specialty Center designation for 2007 to 2009 for meeting rigorous quality criteria based on nationally recognized medical standards and expert advice. The hospital received designations for cardiovascular surgery and interventional cardiology. To learn more about our quality cardiovascular services, please visit our Web site.

Your Guide to Heart Health

Heart disease is the single leading cause of death for Americans. If you don’t have heart disease now, you can take preventative measures to reduce your risks of developing heart disease. If you’ve already been diagnosed with heart disease, there are steps you can take to keep your condition from worsening. Visit our Web site today for tools and important information to help you manage your heart health.

The Basics of Sleep

Getting a good night’s sleep is one way to help you stay healthy. Join Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital for a free online webinar to learn more about the importance of sleep from the privacy of your home. Topics covered will include the stages of sleep, consequences of sleep deprivation, and common symptoms and treatment of sleep disorders. Click here for more information and to register.

Tips for Lowering Your Cholesterol

One of the first things you can do to lower your cholesterol is to make lifestyle changes – diet, exercise and stopping smoking. For some people, these first steps can lower their cholesterol enough to avoid medications. Other people need to make lifestyle changes and go on medication. Click here for diet and exercise tips to help you reduce your cholesterol.

Online Drug Reference

Visit our Web site for a comprehensive drug reference guide that can help answer your medication questions. It includes 33,000 prescription drugs, over-the-counter products, and neutraceuticals.