Quality of Life April-June 2014

Aiken Regional Quality of Life Spring 2014

Quality of Life Online is a comprehensive online publication — updated regularly — that offers health information, safety tips and other information that can help enhance the health and well being of residents of Aiken and surrounding areas.

CEO Carlos Milanes Aiken Regional Medical Centers
Read a message from Carlos Milanes, CEO of Aiken Regional Medical Centers.
Women's Care Aiken Regional Medical Centers
We take women’s care personally.
Joint Replacement Surgery Aiken Regional Medical Centers
Thanks to recent medical advances, there are more options for people who want to continue their active lifestyles without pain.
Treatment-Resistant Depression Aiken Regional Medical Centers
Major depression is perhaps the most common mental illness. Nearly one in five people will experience an episode of depression at some point in their lives.*
Kidney Stones Aiken Regional Medical Centers
Kidney stone disease is on the rise, especially among the rapidly growing senior population — a group already at risk for age-related metabolic and bone disease.
Health Calendar Aiken Regional Medical Centers
Men’s health: raising awareness about a silent crisis. And seven simple ways to boost your heart health.
Better Sleep Month Aiken Regional Medical Centers
Can’t Sleep? It could be a “wake-up call” to a more serious medical condition.
Pancreatic Cancer Warning Signs Aiken Regional Medical Centers
Ayaz Chaudhary, MD, explains that abdominal pain, indigestion and nausea are common warning signs of pancreatic cancer.
Women's Services News Aiken Regional Medical Centers
See what's new with women's services at Aiken Regional Medical Centers.
Senior Wellness News Aiken Regional Medical Centers
Health and wellness information for adults age 50 and older
Healthy Lifestyle Expo Aiken Regional Medical Centers
The Healthy Lifestyle Expo is back to share the newest practices of healthy living.
News Aiken Regional Medical Centers
See upcoming events and seminars and who has come aboard at Aiken Regional Medical Center.
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Carlos Milanes
Chief Executive Officer

Leopoldo Muniz, MD
Chairman, Board of Governors

Mark Ezekiel, MD
Chief of Staff

Sharon Hagan
Administrative Director of Business Development/ Physician Services

Melissa Summer
Director of Marketing

Tamalyn Roebuck
Editor/Communications Specialist

Robert D. Schwartz, Jr.
Director of Business Development – Aurora Pavilion

Information in Quality of Life comes from a wide range of medical experts. If you have any concerns or questions about specific content that may affect your health, please contact your healthcare provider. Models may be used in photos or illustrations. Any opinions expressed by an author whose article appears in this publication are solely the opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Aiken Regional Medical Centers or Universal Health Services, Inc. Physicians mentioned in this publication are independent
practitioners who are not employees or agents of Aiken Regional Medical Centers. The hospital shall not be liable for actions or treatments provided by physicians.

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Aiken Regional Medical Centers is owned and operated by a subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc.(UHS), a King of Prussia, PA-based company, that is one of the largest healthcare management companies in the nation.        

Aiken Regional Medical Centers

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Aiken, SC 29801

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