Health Guides

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Health Guides

We're pleased to provide you with reliable, credible and easy to understand health information. The guides below address topics of interest to our patients and the community. Read on for better health...
  • Exercise Guide for Cancer Patients

    Exercise Guide for Cancer Patients

    Exercise is important for your body – even when you have cancer. But, do you know what kind of exercise is right for a cancer patient or survivor? New advice encourages cancer patients to stay as active as possible. We’ve got some tips and a plan to help you do just that.

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  • Gamma Knife Surgery Guide

    Gamma Knife Surgery Guide

    Gamma Knife Surgery is a well-known treatment method used to treat selected places in the brain. More than 30,000 patients have this surgery every year. To find out more about this procedure, read the guide to gamma knife surgery.

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  • Pain Management

    Pain Management

    Pain management is an integral part of medical treatment. Effective pain relief impacts your recovery - not just your comfort. We want you to be an active participant in your health care. To do that, you need to understand your options for managing pain.

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  • The Patients' Guide to Exercise

    The Patients' Guide to Exercise

    Has your physician advised you to start exercising? Did your get up and go, get up and leave? Or did your athletic prowess decline since you became ill? We've got an exercise guide tailored just for you!

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Informational Guides

 

  • Bariatric Surgery

    Bariatric Surgery

    Did you know an estimated 5-10 million Americans are considered morbidly obese? With morbid obesity is a chronic disease, more are turning to weight loss surgery as treatment. Our patient guide to bariatric surgery contains current knowledge of obesity health risks, risks of surgery procedures, and compares non-surgical approaches.

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  • Chemo Guide

    Chemo Guide

    Are you taking Chemotherapy treatment or perhaps caring for a loved one or friend who is? Wondering what it will be like, the potential side effects, even what foods chemo patients should eat? Check out this guide on chemotherapy to learn what life is like during treatment.

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  • Stroke Guide

    Stroke Guide

    Drooping face, weak arm, and slurred speech are the most common signs of a stroke. But what about the other symptoms? What should you do if you think someone is having a stroke? And what’s life like after a stroke? Get the facts in this short guide.

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  • Womens Heart

    Womens Heart

    Did you know more women die of heart disease than men? Often women have different symptoms of heart attack than men. If you’re a woman or have a special woman in your life, take a few moments to learn more about the woman’s heart. It could save a life.

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