MAY 2016
Inside this Issue:

Our Newest Video When Breathing is a Struggle
Summit Medical Group physician Jessie S. Wilt, MD explains how the Cardiopulmonary Center’s Breathe Easy Program can help find the cause of your breathing problem.

Summertime Allergies Often Caused by Sinus Problems
Seasonal allergies can be a burden, causing symptoms such as congestion, coughing, weakness, and wheezing. Allergies can even be more of a pain during the summer when you want to get out and play. See what you can do to outsmart allergens.
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Don’t Get Sidelined by Overuse Injuries
They’re not just for pros—any physically active person can get an overuse injury. Find out how to sidestep these types of injuries and what to do if one occurs.
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Sun vs. Skin: What You Need to Know
Too much sunlight is a prescription for things you don’t want: looking older and an increased risk for skin cancer. Read on to learn about keeping your skin safe.
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Having Heart Disease Isn’t the End of Your Love Life
Many people with heart disease wonder if it is safe to be sexually active. According to new guidelines from the American Heart Association, sexual activity is safe for most heart patients. Here are some things to keep in mind.
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Survey Says Uncontrolled Asthma More Common than Thought
Although asthma can’t be cured, its symptoms don’t have to be a fact of life. If asthma symptoms have been disrupting your life, discover how you can identify symptoms of uncontrolled asthma and what to do about them.
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FREE LECTURE: Teen Depression: A Common, Treatable Condition
Wednesday, June 1, 7:00PM. Statistics show 10 % to 15% of teen’s experience symptoms of depression, and an estimated 1 in 8 teens will be diagnosed with clinical depression. If you are one of many parents concerned about your teen’s psychological well-being, join us for a lecture about risk factors for teen depression and how to recognize potential for self-harm. Treatment options such as cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), and ways you can support treatment to help your teen achieve her or his goals for a bright outlook. Registration Required.
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FREE LECTURE: An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure
Wednesday, June 15, 7:00PM. Find out how you can be the best advocate for protecting your health! Early detection is key to diagnosing cancer in its early stages, when odds are greatest for managing and curing disease. Join us to learn when men and women should initiate cancer screening, including Pap tests, mammography, colonoscopy, prostate cancer tests, and lung cancer tests. Registration Required.
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