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Spotlight on Health

Spotlight on Health is a community publication produced by CentraCare Health.

Spotlight on Health Summer 2016Current Issue

Spotlight on Health - Summer 2016 (PDF)

Features and online resources:

  • Visit a farmers market near you
  • Long Prairie, Melrose build for the future
  • Keep kids safe by keeping bugs off
  • CentraCare physicians get workouts on the way to work
  • Riding the newest wave in vascular care
  • Building a foundation for cancer survivors
  • Prescription pain drugs - use and addiction

Archived Issues

Spring 2016

Spotlight on Health - Spring 2016 (PDF)

Features and online resources:

  • TeleStroke — faster treatment, better outcomes
  • Lactation consultants provide breastfeeding support to new moms
  • Thinking about having a baby?
  • One preemie’s amazing story
  • Sauk Centre clinic expands
  • Wellness, CSA program to start in Long Prairie
  • Spring cleaning essentials
  • Staying well at home

Winter 2016

Spotlight on Health - Winter 2016 (PDF)

Features and online resources:

  • Managing the daily rhythm of heart and home
  • Paynesville nurses share birthdate fun with oncology patient
  • Gorecki Guest House Addition welcomes more guests, keeps families close
  • Education is crucial for patients with gestational diabetes
  • Project BrainSafe offers concussion awareness, education, treatment
  • Events raise more than $400,000 for cancer care
  • Chateau Waters brings healthy living home
  • Sexuality through the ages

Fall 2015

Spotlight on Health - Fall 2015 (PDF)

Features and online resources:

  • Bridging the gaps: a course in community improvement
  • Dialysis patient donates paintings to kidney program
  • I need care. Where do I go?
  • New medical campus secured after $500,000 donation from Rosen Family Foundation
  • Hunter outfitted with new ankles
  • Five fast tips for veggie haters
  • Improve your chances of living longer, healthier

Summer 2015

Spotlight on Health - Summer 2015 (PDF)

Features and online resources:

  • Finding a caregiver for the entire family
  • Protect your loved ones through vaccination
  • Mental illness - Make It OK
  • Summer sun safety tips
  • Living well with chronic lung disease
  • Gorecki Guest House: a home away from home
  • The sweet sound of success
  • A walk to remember

Spring 2015

Spotlight on Health - Spring 2015 (PDF)

Features and online resources:

  • Keeping kids on the ball
  • Coordinated care helps cancer patient return to his passion
  • A ‘sleep coach’ changed my life
  • Cognitive Behavioral Treatment available
  • Plan a summer full of healthy family fun!
  • Rural health care: one doctor’s mission
  • Top 50 Heart Hospital cares for Cold Spring woman with rare heart condition

Winter 2015

Spotlight on Health - Winter 2015 (PDF)

Features and online resources:

  • A new year, a revived heart
  • St. Cloud Hospital — in Top 50 for Cardiovascular Care
  • Even distance motorcyclists need a home base
  • Losing weight is a family affair
  • Leighton Broadcasting supports community by investing in health care
  • New CEO’s vision: Improve health, health care
  • Gluten-free — is it for you?
  • Reverse shoulder replacement puts man back on the road

Fall 2014

Spotlight on Health - Fall 2014 (PDF)

Features and online resources:

  • Cure your ‘ouch’ from your couch
  • Good Health Looks Good on Everyone
  • No Bruising — Just Safe Cruising
  • Keeping Katie — Family puts trust in hospice, partnership touches many
  • Grief & Bereavement Services
  • New Primary Care Providers
  • Schedule appointments online through MyChart
  • Join CentraCare Health Foundation to advance child and adolescent behavioral health care

Summer 2014

Spotlight on Health - Summer 2014 (PDF)

Features and online resources:

  • Wishes come true at CentraCare Health – Monticello's Birth Center
  • Should e-cigarettes be used to help smokers quit?
  • Timing is everything
  • Understanding the risks with youth sports
  • Protect your bones and joints
  • Bariatric surgery gives lasting help for diabetes
  • OB/GYN fills need for specialized services in rural settings
  • Best of beginnings for Blake boys

Spring 2014

Spotlight on Health - Spring 2014 (PDF)

Features and online resources:

  • Your ER alternative
  • New MyChart features
  • 5 tips to make TV time healthier
  • Reduce your colorectal cancer risk
  • Coborn Cancer Center adds TomoTherapy Radiation
  • Health care decisions. Who will speak for you?
  • Bernicks help kids climb to success

Winter 2014

Spotlight on Health - Winter 2014 (PDF)

Features and online resources:

  • iPads assist patients with heart failure
  • Guide to fighting germs
  • Cardiac rehab puts heart patient on road to good health
  • Looking to lose weight in 2014? Paynesville Area Health Care System joins CentraCare Health
  • Sartell woman shares her story to increase awareness of Alzheimer’s
  • Meet Bailey, Coborn Cancer Center’s therapy dog

Fall 2013

Spotlight on Health - Fall 2013 (PDF)

Features and online resources:

  • St. Cloud Hospital spine surgery gives home court advantage
  • Unique heart procedure performed at St. Cloud Hospital
  • New joint replacement program brings services closer to patients
  • Busting the myths about breast cancer
  • St. Benedict’s Senior Community celebrates 35 years
  • CentraCare Health – Monticello is expecting! Birth Center to open in December

Summer 2013

Spotlight on Health - Summer 2013 (PDF)

Features and online resources:

  • Heart failure patient gets second chance
  • CentraCare expands to Monticello area
  • Cover up to avoid skin cancer
  • Diabetes patient passionate about life
  • Surgery sheds weight, medication
  • Focus on healthy habits, not dieting
  • Let the doctors drive to you
  • Residential treatment for young people expands

Spring 2013

Spotlight on Health - Spring 2013 (PDF)

Features and online resources:

  • New hips and knee = new lease on live
  • New Neonatal Intensive Care Unit to open this summer
  • Family, friends and outstanding health care - Who needs more in life?

Winter 2013

Spotlight on Health - Winter 2013 (PDF)

Features and online resources:

  • Patient schedulers ease anxiety after cancer diagnosis
  • International travelers can get required immunizations locally
  • Transitions coach helps patients return home, stay there
  • Know your numbers
  • Practice an ‘attitude of gratitude’ and gain a lifetime of health benefits
  • Diagnosing and monitoring asthma just got easier
  • A legacy of teaching

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