September Health eNewsletter 
Saturday, 01 September 2007 
September Health eNewsletter

September is Healthy Aging Month and is a time to focus on all the good aspects of growing older. Visit our Web site for tips to stay in shape and prevent injury, and learn how volunteering can benefit your health.

Prostate Health Month and Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month are also observed during the month of September to increase public awareness on ways to prevent, detect and treat these cancers. Over 218,000 new cases of prostate cancer will be diagnosed this year, and more than 80,000 American women are diagnosed with one of the six reproductive cancers every year. Learn more about ovarian cancer and prostate cancer on our Web site.

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.

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 your free personalized cardiac screening. 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 for your free screening.

Urgent Care When Your Family Needs it Most

Cypress Fairbanks Urgent Care Center is now open longer to provide you and your family quality minor emergency care when you need it most. The facility is open 7 days a week from 12 noon to 9 p.m., and it is conveniently located in the community at 9110 Barker Cypress across from the Berry Center and Cy-Fair College. Learn more about the services available at Cypress Fairbanks Urgent Care Center.

IBS and IBD – Similar Symptoms, Different Conditions

Join us on Tuesday, September 28 for a free online webinar — Similar Symptoms, Different Conditions. The webinar will discuss the differences between irritable bowel syndrome and inflammatory bowel disease. Learn more about the similarities, symptoms, causes and treatments of these two comparable, but very different conditions from the privacy of your own home. Click here to register today

Support Group for Stroke Survivors and Families

Stroke is the third leading cause of death in the United States, and according to the American Stroke Association, one occurs approximately every 45 seconds. CFMCH is proud to announce the Stroke Support Group will begin meeting monthly to help provide stroke survivors and their family members with emotional support and education. Click here to learn more about the support group.

Weekend Hours for Diagnostic Services

Don’t miss any more days of work to take care of your outpatient health care needs. Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital offers weekend availability for most outpatient diagnostic services including ultrasound, MRI, CT scan, mammography and bone density testing. Call 281-897-3121 to schedule your appointment today.