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North Shore Medical Center has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Associations Get With The Guidelines Stroke Bronze Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes North Shore Medical Center's commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of stroke care by ensuring that stroke patients receive treatment according to nationally accepted standards and recommendations.
North Shore Medical Center, a 357-bed acute care hospital in Miami, hosted a preemie reunion party recently for all babies born at North Shore Medical Center and cared for in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). Over 50 families attended and were able to reunite with NICU staff and physicians at North Shore who cared for them or their family for the past 26 years. “It was an honor to welcome back so many families we have cared for through the years,said Manny Linares, CEO of North Shore Medical Center.“Having families reunite with our staff and physicians is exciting  it's wonderful to see how our staff interact with young adults that they cared for as tiny babies.
The word cheating is often associated with men - Tiger Woods, John Edwards, Elliot Spitzer and Governor Mark Sanford, but the latest statistics reveal women cheat on their husbands equally as much as men - one in five married women has had an affair. Why do women cheat on their husbands? Put it down to The Putt Putt Syndrome, says one relationship expert. The Putt Putt Syndrome is a new movie, a dark comedy by director and producer, Allen Cognata; it had its New York City screening last Friday and coming to Los Angeles in March. (Trailer and more on the movie below.)
Many people may have heard about lung cancer, breast cancer, or even cervical cancer because it is well publicized in the media. Well, I am here to bring awareness to you about pancreatic cancer which kills thousands yearly. While you can find a lump at the doctor for breast cancer, pancreatic cancer goes undetected for many years. As shown in the image, the pancreas is approximately 6 inches and is located behind the stomach at the rear of the abdomen. The enzymes from the pancreas aids the digestive system along with helping to keep blood sugar level balanced.
UnitedHealthcare and the Bronner Bros. International Hair Show are hosting the second-annual “Hair Fitness competition for exercise-friendly hairstyles at the International Hair Show Aug. 21 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. The Hair Fitness competition raises awareness among stylists for the need to balance beauty and health. Stylists will compete to design the most innovative and exercise-friendly hairstyle. The grand-prize-winning stylist will be awarded $5,000, and the winning styles will be publicized nationally. UnitedHealthcare will also offer a free exercise-friendly hair seminar for stylists to learn skills and techniques for creating hairstyles that are easy to maintain and enable women to make exercise an ongoing part of their daily routine.
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