May Health eNewsletter 
Wednesday, 09 May 2007 
May Health eNewsletter

May is American Stroke Month raising awareness of the warning signs and risk factors of a stroke, the third leading cause of death in America. Read below about how you can reduce your risk of heart disease and stroke.

Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital is proud to celebrate National Nurses Week and National Hospital and Healthcare Week, May 12-19, to recognize the many ways our nurses and health care workers make a difference in the lives they touch each day. Take a moment to thank all the men and women for the important roles they play in providing quality care for you, your friends and family. Together they are making a difference in our community each and every day.

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.

Free Bloodless Medicine Seminar

Join us for a free seminar to discuss the facts you need to know about blood conservation and management. The seminar will include education on available blood alternatives, bloodless medicine procedures, the risks and benefits of bloodless medicine, and the terminology and issues you should understand to make an informed decision on your health care choices. Click here to register for the seminar today.

Circle of Excellence Award

Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital has been selected for the second consecutive year to Tenet’s 2007 Circle of Excellence. The Circle of Excellence honors Tenet hospitals that have performed at the highest levels in the areas of quality, service and operation performance in the past year. Key factors involved in the selection include patient satisfaction scores and clinical quality scores. 

Take Control of Your Weight Today

Is excess weight affecting your health and your life? Bariatric surgery may be an option for you along with long-term lifestyle changes, including following a healthy diet and getting regular exercise. Visit the Bariatric Online Resource Center to learn more about weight loss, the types of surgery and for interactive tools to calculate BMI and assess your risk of diabetes.

Building a Healthy Heart

When you build a house, the strength of the house depends on what you put into it – a solid foundation, good strong supporting walls and roofing. When it comes to your heart health, you need those same elements. Healthy eating, regular exercise, reducing stress, watching your weight and keeping blood pressure and cholesterol under control are some of the ways you can build a healthy heart. Visit our online tools to learn more about heart disease and your risk factors.

Online Wellness Centers

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!