February is National Heart Month.
Join us for “An Affair of the Heart”, an art exhibit at the Citizens Medical Center Imaging Center from February 13-17, 2012 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Come see the work of local artists who have painted, sculpted, and created heart art.
Sponsored by Citizens Medical Center, the Victoria Art League, and the Cultural Council of Victoria.
Join us on Wednesday, February 22, 2012 at 6:00 p.m. for a very informative presentation by Chelif Junor, M. D., cardiologist, on “Heart Disease in Women”. Dr. Junor will educate you on heart disease in women, preventive measures, and treatments that are available. This session will be held in the Central Classroom at Citizens Medical Center, and there is no fee.
For any questions or to reserve your seat call HealthWISE at 578-WISE (9473).
In recognition of November as Diabetes Awareness Month, HealthWISE will host two diabetes events.
A Diabetes Drive-Thru will occur on Wednesday, November 9 from 9:00 a.m. until noon and will be set-up in the Citizens Medical Center parking lot facing Rio Grande. Drivers can get their blood sugar tested and counseling, if needed, without leaving their car.
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On Saturday, October 15, 2011, participate in the first ever competitive 5K (chipped) run set to begin at 8:00 a.m. at the Citizens Healthplex. The run entry fee will be $25 if registered before October 8 and $30 after this date. The first 250 registrants receive a race t-shirt, and the top finishers receive prizes. Register at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (361)582-1104 for more information on the run.
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For the Third Consecutive Year, Citizens Medical Center is named one of the Nation’s 100 Top Hospitals. The 2008 honor marks the third consecutive Thomson Reuters 100 Top Hospitals®: National Benchmarks for Success award for Citizens Medical Center, a notable achievement considering the difficult standards hospitals must meet.
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Lost in all the publicity surrounding cancer and heart attacks lurks another deadly and potentially disabling disease, stroke. Citizens Medical Center, in conjunction with the National Stroke Association, wants to increase public awareness about stroke.
Continue reading The Citizens Stroke Test.
Revolutionary PET/CT scanning technology is now permanently available to Crossroads area patients thanks to Citizens Medical Center. According to doctors, this technology now allows detection, staging, and treatment planning to all be done in one department, in one location — the Kathryn O’Connor Regional Cancer Center at Citizens.
Continue reading New Revolutionary Tool in Cancer Treatment at Citizens.
The pavers have arrived and have been installed at the Citizens HealthPlex outside of the deli at the beginning of the outdoor track. Please take a moment to view this impressive display that commemorates honored individuals and loved ones. We appreciate your donation to the Citizens Medical Foundation and the opportunity to provide needed services and equipment to the people of the Crossroads area.
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