Vim & Vigor - Summer 2011 - North Mississippi - (Page 1)

CONTENTS SPECIAL The Clinic at Walmart The new name for convenience in healthcare in the Golden Triangle can be found at the Walmart Supercenter in Columbus. FEATURES 34 38 42 46 49 50 52 55 A Day in the Life of Your Heart Your heart is on the job 24/7. Learn how you can make its work easier. Unexpected Heroes How can you help someone with cancer? By supporting their caregiver. Get in Gear Recognizing a problem with your thyroid can help you get back on track. A Real Lifesaver Why the benefits of a mammogram outweigh the minimal risks of radiation exposure. In Case of Emergency Are you ready for a medical emergency? We share tips on how to be prepared for anything. Heal Better When wounds won’t heal, Dan Warlick, M.D., of NMMC’s Advanced Wound Center and Hyperbarics, is the man you want on the job. Back to Bed If you’re tired of being tired, a sleep study at NMMC’s Sleep Disorders Center provides the answers you need to get a good night’s rest. Top Notch The NMMC Wellness Center in Tupelo is the state’s first certified medical fitness facility. 54 DEPARTMENTS 1 Opening Thoughts NMHS takes high honors in the 2010 HR Solutions Employee Engagement/Opinion Survey Award. 4 7 10 16 20 24 Through Thick and Thin Families stick together no matter what. Learn how some are transforming their lives and improving their health by undergoing bariatric weight loss surgery together. Power and Possibilities If you or a loved one must overcome a traumatic event, North Mississippi Medical Center’s rehabilitation services provide the hope and healing needed to beat the odds. Girl Talk Four women share their wisdom on staying healthy at every age. Say What? Common yet surprising causes of hearing loss—and how to prevent it. Action Plan Exercise can ease joint pain. Discover the right combination for relief. Like This? Try That Add some diversity to your diet. We’ll show you how to do it the healthy way! 56 Catch the Spirit Helen Phillips, winner of NBC’s The Biggest Loser, shares her story at Spirit of Women’s “Small Steps ... Big Changes” program. COVER PHOTOGRAPHY BY TODD PLITT, GETTY IMAGES ON THE COVER 28 Vim & Vigor · SUMM ER 2011 George Clooney is the object of affection the world over. And as this year marks the star’s midcentury birthday, he reflects on his life and health. Learn the dos and don’ts for how to look this good at 50! 1

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Vim & Vigor - Summer 2011 - North Mississippi

Vim & Vigor - Summer 2011 - North Mississippi
Contents
Opening Thoughts
Through Thick and Thin
Power and Possibilities
Girl Talk
Say What?
Action Plan
Like This? Try That
George Clooney
A Day in the Life of Your Heart
Unexpected Heroes
Unexpected Heroes
Get in Gear
Get in Gear
A Real Lifesaver
A Real Lifesaver
In Case of Emergency
In Case of Emergency
Heal Better
Heal Better
Back to Bed
Back to Bed
The Clinic at Walmart
The Clinic at Walmart
Top Notch
Top Notch
Catch the Spirit
Catch the Spirit

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