January Health eNewsletter 
Tuesday, 01 January 2008 
January Health eNewsletter

Happy New Year from Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center! Did you know that some of the most popular New Year’s resolutions include losing weight, eating healthier and stopping smoking? Let us help you turn your resolutions into reality. Visit our Web site for tips and helpful information on getting exercise, healthy eating, understanding and managing stress, steps to quit smoking, attaining a healthful weight, and much more.

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.

Expanding to Better Care for You

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. Our main entrance was recently closed to construct a new Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, entrance, lobby, registration area, and gift shop. Click here for more news on the exciting changes and the temporary arrangements during construction. 

Preparing for Pregnancy

Deciding to have a baby is a very big step in a woman’s life. Starting with a healthy body and all the facts will help give your baby the best start in life and help prepare you for the months ahead. Join Cypress Fairbanks on January 19 for the Preparing for Pregnancy seminar, a free educational event for partners. This seminar will cover how you can prepare your body for pregnancy, what to expect during pregnancy, and more. Click here to register today.

Stay a Heartbeat Ahead of Heart Disease

Heart disease continues to be the nation's number one killer. Start protecting yourself from heart disease today by making an appointment for a free preventive cardiac screening on February 9. The screening will provide you with baseline heart screening services that may supply you with the information you need to possibly prevent heart disease and related problems. Click here to register.

Weight Loss Through Surgery

More than half of this country’s adult population is overweight. The good news is that even moderate weight loss can reduce health risks, prolong life, and enhance self-esteem. Bariatric surgery may be a treatment option. Join us for a free seminar and find out why people are choosing Cypress Fairbanks for their bariatric surgery. This surgery is designed for those with a BMI equal to or greater than 40, or equal to or greater than 35 with serious comorbidities, such as diabetes, high blood pressure, or heart disease.

Online Cancer Educational Resources

Learn how to become a proactive patient. Understand your treatment choices. Get the latest news on advances in cancer research. If you or a loved one is facing cancer, explore our Online Cancer Management Center for information on risk factors and screening tools for cancer, an overview of the main types of treatment, how to cope with common side effects that may result from treatment, and much more.