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FREE Health Education Seminar — Monday, May 21st

Please Join Us! Dr. Shiraz Hyder, Neurologist at CHI St. Alexius Health, will give a free presentation regarding understanding the signs and symptoms of stroke and recommendations to help decrease your risk factors. Presentation begins at 12:00 noon at the Sakakawea Medical Center Conference Room, in Hazen, ND. We will also be serving a free light lunch during the presentation. Registration is required. Email mschulz@smcnd.org or call Marcie at 7017487287 to register.

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May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month

With more than 3.3 million people diagnosed annually, skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States. Fortunately, skin cancer is also one of the most preventable forms of cancer and highly treatable when detected early. Sunscreen alone is not enough, seek the shade and cover up with clothing, a hat and sunglasses. Examine your skin and see your physician every year for a skin exam.

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SMC Foundation Charity Golf Classic — 4 person scramble

13th Annual SMC Foundation Charity Golf Tournament is scheduled for Saturday, June 16th at the Hazen Golf Course. Tournament fills‐up fast; register your team today by calling Marie at 7017487218.

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May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month

Regular physical activity is good for everyone’s health and people of all ages and body types can be physically active. National Physical Fitness and Sports Month is a great time to spread the word about the benefits of getting active for all ages.

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Caring is our Calling ‐ Celebrate National Hospital Week — May 6 ‐ 12

National Hospital Week celebrates hospitals and the women and men who support the health and wellbeing of their communities through dedication and compassionate care from the heart. Take this year’s National Hospital Week as an opportunity to thank all of the dedicated individuals – physicians, nurses, therapists, engineers, food service workers, volunteers, administrators and so many more – for their contributions.

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May is Mental Health Month

Treatment is the answer. Talk to us today about the solutions available to help you take the first step towards recovery. There are times in everyone’s life when personal problems and challenges may interfere with their quality of life. Our goal is to provide assistance to individuals and families who experience emotional and coping problems and those who have serious and persistent mental illness. Services are available for children, adolescents and adults experiencing a wide range of problems. These services qualify under the Sliding Fee Scale. Call CCCHC for more information, 7018737788.

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Healthy Tidbit

Greek yogurt can be substituted for mayo (in tuna and chicken salad). Add some herbs and a squeeze of lemon juice, and they’ll taste almost identical. This swap will save on calories and fat and provide an extra dose of protein.

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