Shine Summer 2016 : Page 2
CONTENTS INSIDE & ONLINE Love your summer! SHINE (Vol. 6, Issue 2) is published quarterly as a community service for the friends and patrons of METHODIST HEALTH SYSTEM, P.O. Box 655999, Dallas, TX 75265, telephone 214-947-4600, MethodistHealthSystem.org. To unsubscribe, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Stephen L. Mansfield, PhD, FACHE President and CEO, Methodist Health System Martin L. Koonsman, MD, FACS President, Methodist Dallas Medical Center Stacy Covitz Assistant Vice President External Relations, Methodist Health System Calvert Collins-Bratton Manager Public Relations, Methodist Health System Sarah Cohen Publication Specialist/Editor, Methodist Health System The information presented in this magazine should be viewed for general purposes only and should not be construed as prescribed medical advice. Please consult your private physician for further information or evaluation. Models may be used in photos and illustrations. Texas law prohibits hospitals from practicing medicine. The physicians on the Methodist Health System medical staff, including those being referenced in the articles contained in this publication, are independent practitioners who are not employees or agents of Methodist Dallas Medical Center, Methodist Health System, or any of its affiliated hospitals. Methodist Family Health Centers and Medical Groups are owned and operated by MedHealth and are staffed by independently practicing physicians who are employees of MedHealth. The physicians and staff who provide services at these sites are not employees or agents of Methodist Dallas Medical Center, Methodist Health System, or any of its affiliated hospitals. The physicians practicing at The Liver Institute at Methodist Dallas and those providing services in connection with the kidney and pancreas transplant program at Methodist Dallas Medical Center are independent practitioners who are not employees or agents of Methodist Dallas Medical Center, Methodist Health System, or any of its affiliated hospitals. Methodist Hospital for Surgery and Methodist Rehabilitation Hospital are independent legal entities separate from Methodist Health System and Methodist Hospitals of Dallas. Methodist Urgent Care is an independent legal entity separate from Methodist Health System and its affiliated hospitals. The physicians and other personnel providing care at the Methodist Urgent Care locations are employed by Methodist Urgent Care and are not employees or agents of Methodist Dallas Medical Center, Methodist Health System, or any of its affiliated hospitals. Methodist Southlake Hospital is an independent legal entity separate from Methodist Health System, Methodist Charlton Medical Center, Methodist Dallas Medical Center, Methodist Mansfield Medical Center, Methodist Richardson Medical Center, or any other affiliated institution. Developed by StayWell. 2016 © StayWell, Inc. All rights reserved. SUMMER 2016 p. 8 – 15 Work out safely ... Wear comfortable sandals ... Try a new summer recipe ... Have fun! LOVE YOUR SUMMER 8 | Going for gold Olympians share their tips for a safe summer workout. 10 | Take time for you this summer Summer stress getting you down? Learn how to take charge and get back on track! 12 | Warm-weather footwear Here’s how to choose the right summer sandal. 14 | 5 summer myth busters Get the truth about eating avocados, drinking water, and wearing sunscreen. TO YOUR HEALTH 5 | Stave off summertime neck and back pain Don’t let pain ruin your summer plans. Find relief with these tips and tricks. 32 | Comfort and care Sexual assault survivors are receiving compassionate care and treatment thanks to the SANE Program. 18 | Life with a new liver The Liver Institute’s satellite clinic in Tyler helped connect Frances Bussey to a lifesaving transplant. 22 | Au naturel A new technique offers a natural option for breast reconstruction. 40 | Heart lesson learned Ajit George now knows why you should call 911 at the first signs of a heart attack. PATIENT STORIES 16 | Prepared for pediatrics When a late-night asthma attack struck 12-year-old Justine Heckler, Methodist was ready. UPDATES 13 | Summer fun at Methodist Check out what’s happening this summer at Methodist Health System. 43 | Mission2Medicine See how clinicians at Methodist are living the call to serve. p. 15 New recipe: Cool off with a blueberry mint fizz!