Quality of Life January-March 2014

Quality of Life January March 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 Aiken Regional CEO Carlos Milanes.
Healthy Hearts Aiken Regional Medical Centers
Are heart attack symptoms different between men and women; what causes a heart attack?
Cardiovascular Institute of Carolina Aiken Regional Medical Centers
Expert heart care close to home.
Weight-Loss Surgery Aiken Regional Medical Centers
If you’re unable to lose weight through diet and exercise alone, deciding to undergo weight-loss surgery may be one of the best New Year’s resolutions you can make.
Flu Aiken Regional Medical Centers
Many parents don’t realize that the flu is a serious illness, and can be very dangerous for children. Each year about 20,000 children younger than five are hospitalized with flu complications like pneumonia.
Telemedicine Aiken Regional Medical Centers
At Aiken Regional stroke patients now have 24/7 access to a stroke specialist thanks to Telestroke video conferencing.
Colorectal Cancer Awareness Aiken Regional Medical Centers
You can help prevent this “silent” disease.
Dangers of Snoring Aiken Regional Medical Centers
Nicholas Sanito, DO, explains why snoring can be dangerous to your health, and what you can do to get the rest you need.
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Events and Seminars

See upcoming events and seminars at Aiken Regional Medical Center and learn how you can get involved.

Hospital Events >
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Family Life Education >
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Quality of Life
Winter 2014

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/Communication Specialist

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

Quality of Life is a comprehensive online publication updated four times annually by Aiken Regional Medical Centers. The information is intended to inform and educate about subjects pertinent to health, not as a substitute for consultation with a personal physician. Information printed in Quality of Life cannot be reproduced without the express written consent of Aiken Regional Medical Centers. Physicians mentioned in this publication are on the medical staff of Aiken Regional Medical Centers but, with limited exceptions, are independent practitioners who are not agents or employees of Aiken Regional Medical Centers. The hospital shall not be liable for actions or treatments provided by physicians.

©2014. All rights reserved.

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.        

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