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June 2014

Prostate Cancer: What Men Need to Know

The Bad News
One out of every six American men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer. 223,000 American men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer this year. A man is 35 percent more likely to be diagnosed with prostate cancer than a woman is to have breast cancer.

The Good News
Prostate cancer is one of the most easily detected and easily cured forms of cancer. More than 2.5 million…

How to Choose the Right Primary Care Physician

Choosing a personal physician is an important decision. After all, you want to find a person who gives you the care you deserve. You want to choose a doctor who inspires your confidence. Yet many people spend more time buying a car than thinking about who should be their physician. So look around. Ask questions. And keep the following recommendations in mind as you make your decision.


Providing A Lifetime Of Care

At Main Street Hospital, a team of primary care physicians on our medical staff, including internal medicine specialists, pediatricians, and family practice physicians who are ready to serve you and your family by providing a lifetime of care. After all, when it comes to your health and the health of your family, seeing a primary care physician on a regular basis and building a long-term…

America The Obese

There’s nothing beautiful about America’s obesity problem. Just consider these alarming facts:

•    An estimated 69 percent of American adults are either overweight or obese.
•    Almost 36 percent of American adults are obese. That will increase to 44 percent by 2030 if rates don’t change.
•    Childhood obesity has more than doubled in children and quadrupled in…

Wound Care Services

Do you have a wound that isn’t healing properly?

If you do, you’re not alone. It could be an ulcer on your foot, for example. Or a burn that is still not healing after a month. An estimated 6.5 million Americans suffer from a non-healing wound that is serious enough to require professional treatment. Fortunately, we offer Wound Care Services that provide assessment and treatment as well as…

Do You Need A Bone Density Test?

Quick. Answer these two simple questions.
1.  Are you a postmenopausal woman or a man age 50 or older?
2.  Have you recently broken a bone?

If you answered “Yes” to both questions, it’s time to talk to your doctor about having a bone density test to check for osteoporosis. According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation, a bone density test is the only way to diagnose osteoporosis,…

Live What You Learn

Just Do It!
You don’t have to be a marathon runner to enjoy the many health benefits produced by exercise. Just set aside 30 minutes at least five times a week on your daily calendar. If that’s not possible, try three 10-minute or two 15-minutes sessions. What’s important to remember is that you need at least two hours and 30 minutes of aerobic exercise each week. Do something you enjoy,…

Are You At Risk?

What are some of the dangers of not living a healthy lifestyle? Take this quick quiz to find out.
Do you smoke?
A female smoker has five times the risk of dying from heart disease than a non-smoker. For men, the risk is almost four times higher.
Do you exercise regularly?
Chances are, you don’t. More than 50 percent of American adults don’t get enough exercise that increases their heart…

CEO Message: Here’s To Your Health

For many of us, life just seems to be getting busier and busier. And now, with the start of a new school year, our days are becoming even more hectic, especially for families with school-age children. Unfortunately, as our schedules fill up, it becomes all too easy not to take care of ourselves with excuses like “Who has the time to exercise or prepare a healthy meal?”  That’s the reason I…

Celebrity Spotlight: Niki Taylor

Super Advice For Super Moms

Supermodel Niki Taylor Talks About Staying Active and Eating Healthy

Niki Taylor has graced the covers of hundreds of magazines, including Vogue, ELLE and Seventeen, during her 25-year modeling career. She’s also appeared as a spokesmodel for CoverGirl, Liz Claiborne, L’Oreal and Gap. It may sound like a glamorous life. But as a wife and mother of four…

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