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Spotlight on Health

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

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Spotlight on Health - Summer 2014 (PDF)

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

Archived Issues

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

Fall 2012

Spotlight on Health - Fall 2012 (PDF)

Features and online resources:

  • Care close to home eases anxiety
  • Whooping cough vaccine is important for all ages
  • New physician + new surgery suites = better care
  • Addiction counselor comes full circle — from using to helping others stop

Summer 2012

Spotlight on Health - Summer 2012 (PDF)

Features and online resources:

  • Health care home translates into better care for Dakota Indian native
  • Catch your breath
  • Dramatic weight loss allows couple freedom to enjoy life more fully
  • Nocturnal dialysis gives patient more energy, time
  • Infections from deer ticks on the rise
  • Warning: Energy drinks not intended for children under 18

Spring 2012

Spotlight on Health - Spring 2012 (PDF)

Features and online resources:

  • Girl returns to active life, even with asthma
  • Hospital expansion nears completion
  • Do you know someone with a medical concern but no health insurance? Project H.E.A.L. can help
  • Coborn Cancer Center is first in U.S. to join Mayo Clinic Cancer Care Network
  • Take Heart saves lives of sudden cardiac arrest patients
  • Sleep impacts heart health

Winter 2012

Spotlight on Health - Winter 2012 (PDF)

Features and online resources:

  • Making a difference one cookie at a time
  • Doctor becomes perfect patient following hip replacement surgery
  • Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota, St. Cloud Hospital expand partnership
  • 12 ways to good health in 2012
  • Eating disorders: what to watch for
  • Caregivers tap into resources
  • Nurse midwives provide care for women of all ages

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