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Blog Posts in 2013

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How to Stick to a New Year's Resolution for Weight Loss

If you’re like many people, you likely start out every year with the motivation to lose weight, then revert to your old habits a few weeks later. The good news is that it is never too late to ...
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A Healthy Seasonal Reminder from Southern Hills Hospital

This holiday season, give yourself and those around you the gift of health ! Get a flu shot for you and your family now! This CDC video assists in showing why flu shots are so important this holiday ...
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Common Flu-Related Complications to Be Aware of This Season

If you think the flu isn’t that serious, think again. Although some people only experience relatively minor symptoms, it can be life-threatening for others. Complications from the flu cause ...
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The Great American Smokeout is Tomorrow!

The Great American Smokeout debuted in 1976 as an opportunity for smokers to give up the habit for just one day with hope the decision would lead to a permanent change. This year, the American Cancer ...
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How Southern Hills Hospital's Women's Imaging Program Can Help You Live a Healthy Life

According to the American Cancer Society, a woman’s 40th birthday is not only an important milestone in her life, but also the year that she should start getting an annual mammogram. Southern ...
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Southern Hills Hospital Earns HealthInsight Quality Award for Excellence in Patient Care

Southern Hills Hospital proudly announces that it has been presented with the 2013 HealthInsight Quality Award for demonstrating high quality health care and excellence in performance on publicly ...
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Why Choose Southern Hills Hospital's Emergency Department?

Did you know that Southern Hills Hospital and Medical Center earned the top safety score in Nevada by a leading consumer magazine? With our readily available advanced digital imaging resources, as ...
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Southern Hills Hospital Announces New Chief Nursing Officer

Southern Hills Hospital proudly announces that it has named Maura Wright as its new Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) effective Sept. 16. Wright is currently the Associate CNO at Osceola Regional Medical ...
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Southern Hills Hospital Receives 2013 Nevada Hospital Engagement Network Bright Spot in the Silver State Award

Southern Hills Hospital proudly announces that it received the 2013 Nevada Hospital Engagement Bright Spot in the Silver State Award for demonstrating excellence in patient safety. The award ...
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Southern Hills Hospital CEO Kimball Anderson Appointed to the American College of Healthcare Executives

Southern Hills Hospital proudly announces that Kimball Anderson, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), was appointed to the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) as the interim Regent representing ...
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NICU at Southern Hills Hospital

After months of excited anticipation, your baby has arrived. While a joyous occasion, certain circumstances may demand that your newborn receives specialized care. Southern Hills Hospital & ...
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Mammograms Matter

A mammogram is a simple procedure that could save your life. This video explains the importance of receiving annual mammograms. Breast cancer is a concern that all women face. Even if you have no ...
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Should You Be Screened for Prostate Cancer?

Though prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men, the medical community does not necessarily recommend regular screenings for it. This video explains the position of the American Cancer Society ...
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What Are the Treatment Options for Prostate Cancer?

A prostate cancer diagnosis can leave a person wondering what to do next. Southern Hills Hospital & Medical Center wants our patients to know that several cancer care options can maximize their ...
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Men's Health Month: Tips to Help You or the Man in Your Life Stay Healthy for Life

It’s natural to want your loved ones to be happy and healthy, and sometimes they may need some guidance. If you are or have a husband, father, brother, or son who is not as vigilant about his ...
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Fascinating Pregnancy Facts [INFOGRAPHIC]

Pregnancy is a time of dramatic change for expectant mothers. As your body prepares to bring another life into the world, you will experience many physical changes that you may not have expected, such ...
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Lunch & Learn with Dr. Lee Wittenberg: Diabetes and the Lower Extremity

Thursday, June 13 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Southern Hills Hospital Education Room/First Floor Lunch provided by Atria Sunlake Call 702.880.2700 to register at least 48 hours in advance of the date. Dr. ...
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A Quick Look at National Cancer Survivors Day

Millions of Americans either have been diagnosed or know of someone with cancer. Many of these stories have triumphant endings, with individuals successfully beating their diagnoses and going on to ...
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Southern Hills Hospital Presents "Heart Disease and Stroke: Two Sides of the Same Coin"

In recognition of May’s National Stroke Awareness Month, Southern Hills Hospital is providing a free lunch workshop called “Heart Disease and Stroke: Two Sides of the Same Coin.” The ...
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Southern Hills Hospital is "Positively Las Vegas!"

Free event allows patients to meet doctors and ask questions Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- Southern Hills Hospital hosted a Lunch and Learn event Wednesday. The free event allowed people from around the ...
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How to Help the Women in Your Life Improve Their Heart Health

All adults are susceptible to heart disease, which is why starting a regimen for better heart health is as important for women as it is for men. The process of incorporating sound lifestyle practices ...
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Do You Know Your Risk for Heart Attack and Stroke?

Every year, more than a million Americans fall victim to either a heart attack or stroke. In most cases, both of these conditions are entirely preventable. One step toward reducing the high occurrence ...
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Southern Hills Hospital Receives Multiple Accreditations from the American College of Radiology

Southern Hills Hospital was awarded American College of Radiology (ACR) accreditation in four modalities including magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), mammography, computed tomography, ultrasound and ...
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Tips for Getting Vocal About Your Heart Health

Some individuals tend to feel ill at ease when speaking to their healthcare providers. This video offers some helpful advice on how to communicate your questions when receiving medical care. Every ...
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Who is at High Risk for Flu Complications?

Americans are facing a decidedly harsh flu season this year. The situation has recently reached epidemic proportions, but the good news is that you can still take steps to protect you and your family ...
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