YOUR GUIDE TO LIVING

NORTHWEST HEALTHY

YOUR GUIDE TO LIVING
NORTHWEST HEALTHY

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Intercepting Cancer

A Northwest Healthy Guide
to "Intercepting Cancer"

  • Game Prep:

    Talk to your doctor about your family history and what you can do to lead a healthier lifestyle. Reduce your cancer risk by learning more about regular cancer screenings and early detection.

  • Listen to Your Coach:

    CHI Franciscan recommends screenings for breast, colon, cervical, lung, prostate and skin cancers, but talk with your provider about the best screenings for you. Let us help you schedule an appointment with a CHI Franciscan provider at 1-888-400-4740.

 

Women's Health

A Northwest Healthy Guide
to women's Health

  • The Score:

    Know your family history, and stay on top of your stats with an annual physical.

  • Game Prep:

    Early detection through health screenings, which can include a mammogram, colonoscopy, pap smear and a routine physical can save lives. Discuss with your doctor when these are appropriate for you.

  • Tools of the Trade:

    Balanced nutrition, activity, adequate sleep and stress reduction can help deliver peak performance.

  • Listen to Your Coach:

    Let us help you schedule an appointment with a CHI Franciscan women's health provider, at 1-888-400-4740.

 

Prostate Health

A Northwest Healthy Guide to
Prostate Health

  • Game Prep:

    Early detection can be a game-changer. The American Urological Association encourages men 55 and older to speak with their doctor about screening. Or, if you are at higher risk consider screening for prostate cancer between ages 40-54.

  • Tools of the Trade:

    Screening should start with a discussion with your doctor or a urologist, they may suggest a "PSA" blood test or a "DRE" to examine the prostate.

  • Listen to Your Coach:

    Let us help you schedule an appointment with a CHI Franciscan primary care provider or urologist, and get on the path to prostate health at 1-888-400-4740.

 

Heart Health

A Northwest Healthy Guide
to Heart Health

  • The Score:

    Family history, cholesterol, blood pressure, weight and lifestyle can affect your heart health.

  • Game Prep:

    Your doctor can assess your heart health with a physical and provide a game plan for success.

  • Tools of the Trade:

    Exercising, following a healthy diet, quitting or avoiding smoking, and minimizing stress help ensure peak heart health performance.

  • Listen to Your Coach:

    Let us help you schedule an appointment with a CHI Franciscan primary care provider, and get you on the path to heart health at 1-888-400-4740.

 

Family Health & Wellness

A Northwest Healthy Guide
to Family Health & Wellness

  • The Score:

    As the team captain for your family's well-being, staying on top of your home team stats can be a challenge.

  • Game Prep:

    CHI Franciscan's family medicine providers are your partners in preventive care, including annual physicals, immunizations and screenings.

  • Tools of the Trade:

    From family medicine, to pediatric and women's care, CHI Franciscan can keep your team playing at its peak.

  • Listen to Your Coach:

    Let us help you schedule an appointment with a CHI Franciscan primary care provider, and keep your family Northwest Healthy at 1-888-400-4740.

 

Orthopedic Health

A Northwest Healthy Guide
to Orthopedic Health

  • The Score:

    Ask your doctor to assess the risks and rewards of an active lifestyle. Orthopedic specialists treat injuries of the foot, ankle, shoulder, knee and hip and can advise on general wear and tear to get you back to the activities you enjoy.

  • Game Prep:

    It's important to warm up and cool down during your exercise routines. Stretching and wearing proper protective gear can help prevent injuries.

  • Tools of the Trade:

    An active and tobacco-free lifestyle, plus recommended amounts of calcium and vitamin D, can help maintain strong bones.

  • Listen to Your Coach:

    Let us help you schedule an appointment with a CHI Franciscan orthopedic specialist at 1-888-400-4740.

 

Striking Out Stroke

A Northwest Healthy Guide
to Striking out Stroke

  • The Score:

    Every 40 seconds someone in the U.S. has a stroke.

  • Game Prep:

    Know the signs of stroke so you can act "FAST" and help.

    F - Face: Does one side of the face droop?

    A - Arm: Is one arm weak or numb?

    S - Speech: Is speech slurred or strange?

    T - Time: If you observe any of these signs,
    Call 911 immediately!

  • Listen to Your Coach:

    Partner with your doctor to learn about the risks of high blood pressure, high cholesterol, heart disease and atrial fibrillation. Let us help you schedule an appointment at 1-888-400-4740.

 

Guide to Breathing Easier

A Northwest Healthy Guide
TO BREATHING EASIER

  • The Score:

    Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death among both men and women. Tobacco use is the main cause of most lung cancers. If you use tobacco, a CHI Franciscan doctor can provide free quit-tobacco resources and a regular checkup.

  • Game Prep:

    The best game plan for staying healthy is to be physically active, maintain a healthy weight and avoid any kind of tobacco.

  • Listen to Your Coach:

    Get a checkup and talk to your doctor to learn more. Let us help you schedule an appointment with a CHI Franciscan doctor by calling 1-888-400-4740.