In the May/Jun 2011 Issue

Primary Care physicians are your healthcare home.

Now’s the Time to Take a Closer Look at Protecting Your Skin from Skin Cancer

With summer’s outdoor activities just around the corner, now is a good time to take a few minutes to think about your skin’s health and how to protect it.

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Understanding Stroke: The Basics

As the fourth leading cause of death in the United States, stroke is a widespread problem with little public understanding. Board certified Emergency Medicine Physician Steven Pahner, MD, and board certified Neurologist John Melton, MD, shared their knowledge of the condition.

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Paul Parrish is Living proof that Time is of the Essence in Heart Attack Treatment

On October 31, 2010, Paul Parrish was hanging drywall at his daughter’s house when he started to feel a strange pain in his chest, and wondered if all the heavy lifting he was doing had caused him to pull something. As he stepped outside to get some fresh air, the pain intensified and he also began to feel short of breath and nauseated.

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Lung Cancer Screenings Now Available at Floyd Memorial

Floyd Memorial is now offering lung cancer screenings for patients interested in knowing their risk of developing the disease. The test utilizes computed tomography (CT) technology, and is quick and painless.

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Floyd Memorial News

Floyd Memorial Cancer Center of Indiana awarded Susan G. Komen foundation grant, Wound Healing Center receives ‘Center of Distinction’ recognition, Floyd Memorial Home Health Care achieves national accreditation, Medical Inpatient Unit increases capacity.

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New Active and Courtesy Staff Physicians

Meet our new physicians: Anand Patel, Kimathi Doss, Evangelia Gravari, and John Harpring.

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2011 Doctor’s Day Honorees

The following doctors were honored during the Doctor’s Day.

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Primary Care Physicians Are Your Personal Partner in Health

What happens when you get sick and don’t have a primary care physician? It usually means ignoring the problem until it gets worse, or ending up in an emergency room for a condition that could have been prevented in the first place. Neither is the optimal choice for your health.

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