YOUR GUIDE TO LIVING NORTHWEST HEALTHY

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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 —  find a doctor or location near you.

INTERCEPTING CANCER

INTERCEPTING CANCER

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 — find a doctor or location near you.

 

WOMEN'S HEALTH

WOMEN'S 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 —  find a doctor or location near you.

 

PROSTATE HEALTH

PROSTATE 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 — find a doctor or location near you.

 

HEART HEALTH

HEART HEALTH

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 — find a doctor or location near you.

 

FAMILY HEALTH & WELLNESS

FAMILY HEALTH & WELLNESS

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 — find a doctor or location near you.

 

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ORTHOPEDIC HEALTH

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 — find a doctor or location near you.

 

 

 

STRIKING OUT STROKE

STRIKING OUT STROKE

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