July Health eNewsletter 
Wednesday, 27 June 2007 
July Health eNewsletter

Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital would like you and your family to stay safe this Fourth of July holiday. Enjoy the hot summer weather, tasty BBQ, and time spent with family and friends, but when it comes time for fireworks, make sure to exercise caution. Around 45 percent of all fireworks-related injuries in the U.S. are suffered by children 14 and under, so protect your kids and play it safe around fireworks. Click here to learn more about fireworks safety.

Are you prepared for the hurricane season? Visit our Web site for tips on how to prepare your family for the stormy season and learn what you may want to include in a disaster supply kit. 

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.

Quality Improvement Achievement Award

Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital recently received the Texas Health Care Quality Improvement Achievement Award from TMF Health Quality Institute, the Medicare Quality Improvement Organization for Texas. The award honors hospitals that are performing quality initiatives to improve patient care based on national quality measures surrounding acute myocardial infarction (heart attack), heart failure and pneumonia. 

Award-Winning Maternity Care

Looking for award-winning maternity care? We deliver. Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital is the only hospital in northwest Houston that has received a five-star rating for maternity care four years in a row (2004, 2005, 2006, 2007) from HealthGrades, a leading source for independent healthcare quality information. Come see for yourself – visit our Web site to learn how to join us for a complimentary tour.

Preparing for Pregnancy?

Starting a pregnancy 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 us on Saturday, August 4 for the free “Preparing for Pregnancy” seminar, an educational event designed for partners. Learn how you can prepare your body for pregnancy, what to expect during pregnancy and more. For details and to register, visit our Web site 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 personalized cardiac screening on Saturday, July 21. 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.

Want to Learn More About Your Health?

Visit our online Wellness Centers to find helpful information on relevant health topics like fitness, blood pressure, nutrition, weight management, stress management and more. Interested in more information? Check our Events section to register for upcoming lectures, screenings and more!