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Wednesday, April 1, 2009 Issue 47   VOLUME 1 ISSUE 47  
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Take our survey and win one of four $25 gift cards
Deep brain stimulation can help Parkinsonís patients
Ask the Expert: Robotic surgery for hysterectomies
Organically Grown Food: Is it really a better choice?
Keep your child safe on the road
Chicken Curry
Ask the Expert: Genetic tests for older mothers
Cutting-edge cancer treatment at Banner Thunderbird Medical Center
A wide variety events
Banner Health Classes
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Welcome to the April edition of Health-e Woman. Itís spring and change is in the air. In this issue, we bring you stories of new treatments for Parkinsonís and cancer patients. We are also offering a good look at organic produce, healthy recipes for your family and expert advice from our health care professionals. Also check out our listing of fun and interesting events.


 
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Deep brain stimulation can help Parkinsonís patients
by Lisa Guinn, Public Relations, Banner Boswell Medical Center



Itís like a cardiac pacemaker placed inside Parkinsonís patients to help them control the tremors that can dominate their lives. Read the amazing stories of how people who have suffered with Parkinsonís have found relief.

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Ask the Expert: Robotic surgery for hysterectomies
by Jordan Orland, MD, Banner Estrella Medical Center

Dr. Jordan Orland is an OB/GYN on staff at Banner Estrella Medical Center.
A reader wants to know if robotic surgery is a good alternative for her hysterectomy.


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Organically Grown Food: Is it really a better choice?
by Larry Lindner

You want to buy healthy products for your family. Is organic produce worth the extra price? Hereís an eye-opening article that delves into the real benefits of organic foods.


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Keep your child safe on the road
by Candace Hoffmann, Public Relations, Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center



More than 500 children are injured in car accidents everyday, according to federal statistics. Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center offers classes and safety checks to make sure your child is safe and sound in your car.


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Chicken Curry
by Allison Brinkley, RD, LD/N, CNSD, KidsHealth

Hereís a very simple recipe for a creamy chicken dish thatís nutritious as well as delicious


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Ask the Expert: Genetic tests for older mothers
by Kathleen Kuhlman, MD, Banner Thunderbird Medical Center

Kathleen Kuhlman, MD, is a perinatologist with Phoenix Perinatal Associates and is also medical director of the Maternal Fetal Medicine Center at Banner Thunderbird Medical Center.

A 36-year-old woman who is newly pregnant wants to know if there are any genetic tests that she should have to prepare for a baby.


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Cutting-edge cancer treatment at Banner Thunderbird Medical Center
by Sarah Boggan, Public Relations, Banner Thunderbird Medical Center



New at Banner Thunderbird: Next-generation technology that can treat or even eliminate patients' tumors without a single surgical incision. Our linear accelerators use external beam radiation to treat hard-to-reach tumors in the brain, spinal cord, lungs, liver, prostate and other areas.

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A wide variety events

Banner Health is offering a something for everyone: from a teen health fair at Banner Thunderbird to lectures at Bannerís Sun Health Research Institute to very fun social events that will benefit Banner Boswell and Del E. Webb medical centers.


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Banner Health Classes
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