Vim & Vigor - Summer 2015 - Community Healthcare - (Page 1)

Contents SUMMER 2015 THE BIG STORY Ways to enjoy a summer bounty of tomatoes PAGE 46 Decoding the mind: normal feelings or a sign to seek help? PAGE 16 IN EVERY ISSUE 2 3 8 33 38 40 42 FEATURES 4 What's Your Number? A simple screening can tell you if you're at risk for heart disease. 6 Helping Patients Find Balance Behavioral Health Services of Community Healthcare System offer services for those wanting to put their life back in order. 9 Mental Illness: More Common Than You Think You might be surprised by the prevalence of mental illness in the United States. 10 Bending Perceptions Soccer star David Beckham achieves success in spite of obsessivecompulsive disorder. 14 22 A Healthy Mind The mind is a powerful thing, and it's not all in your head. The Stroke Handbook A complete guide to understanding stroke risks-symptoms and a successful recovery. 28 49 Boosting the Brain Can a pill really help your brain? A Health Career Under the Microscope The hospitals of Community Healthcare System offer students a new medical laboratory science career opportunity. 50 SPOTLIGHT ON: Community Hospital Using a less invasive approach with customizable software helps surgeons take the guesswork out of joint replacement. 54 SPOTLIGHT ON: St. Mary Medical Center 82-year-old George Goldie successfully underwent a new minimally invasive technique to close a hole in his heart. 56 Community Message Community Briefs Ask the Expert This Just In The Truth About Germs How To: Stop a Headache Quiz: Freak Out or Chill Out? 44 At a Glance: Sizing Up MIS 46 In the Market: Tomatoes 48 Health by the Numbers: Heartbreaking Statistics Can supplements boost your brain? PAGE 28 Prescription to Go! Fill your prescriptions before you leave the hospital. 52 SPOTLIGHT ON: St. Catherine Hospital At the renovated Family Birthing Center, the focus remains on a homelike atmosphere and quality care. COVER PHOTO BY MICHELE EVE SANDBERG/CORBIS SUMME R 2015 1

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