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Lake Health is a private, not-for-profit leader in community health care in Northeast Ohio.
Lake Health is a private, not-for-profit leader in community health care in Northeast Ohio.

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If you've been diagnosed with breast cancer, support groups can help you cope with the physical and emotional challenges of this diagnosis. Our Breast Cancer Support Group is designed for patients affected by breast cancer, offering support and expert advice on many of the topics surrounding breast cancer and treatment options. Our next meeting is August 22 from 6:30 - 8 pm. To learn more or register, call 440-205-5738.
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It’s time for summer athletes to condition for fall sports – and while the change of season is exciting, concussions are a common concern for athletes, coaches and parents. If your athlete suffers a blow to the head, or you notice symptoms, seek help right away. Learn more about local concussion care offered at the Lake Health Concussion Clinic, inside the Mentor Wellness Campus: http://fal.cn/VhFl
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High blood pressure is dangerous to your health, but often doesn't have any noticeable symptoms. That's why it's important to have your blood pressure checked routinely. Lake Health offers free community blood pressure screenings to help you know your numbers in between visits to your doctor. Learn more about the health risks of high blood pressure: https://www.heart.org/en/health-topics/high-blood-pressure/health-threats-from-high-blood-pressure
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A sleep disorder can impact your health and quality of life. Dr. Dennis Jurcevic, sleep health expert, describes the signs and symptoms that might mean you should consider a sleep study: https://www.news5cleveland.com/marketplace/spotlight5/lake-health-sleep-well-being-with-dr-jurcevic
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As a parent, you encourage your kids to be active. But no matter if they are riding bikes, playing soccer or practicing their cannonball – accidents happen. Take time to teach your child to be aware of their surroundings. If your child has a minor accident, you can use Lake Health’s Urgent Care online check-in to get the care they need with the convenience of picking the projected treatment time of your choice: http://fal.cn/VAd1
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Summer break for kids, yard work, fairs and festivals, picnics, reunions, family vacations and a chance to enjoy longer days – summer is chock full of unique activities you don’t want to miss. This can certainly add stress as we try to fit everything in! Emma Giardini, a wellness coach with the Lake Health Integrative Medicine team, gives her top tips for getting the most out of the season with less stress: https://blog.lakehealth.org/managing-your-time-during-busy-summers
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Busy evening routine? We have you covered. Our patients are superheroes when it comes to balancing family life, work and health. Here’s one simple tip that can make it easier for you to balance all three! Plan to cook in a way that gives you a quick clean-up so you can spend more time eating dinner and enjoying your family time. See how: https://healthyforgood.heart.org/add-color/videos/cooking-for-a-quick-cleanup
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Do you have questions about cataract surgery? Come learn everything that should be considered when preparing for this surgery and have your questions answered by an expert opthamologist. Join us for an engaging lecture on August 21, 6:15 - 7:00 pm, featuring Christopher Daugherty, MD!

Registration is required for this free event: https://weblink.lakehealth.org/WLP2/classes/info/DCH0002X
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If you're next on snack duty for your child's sports team, don't sweat it! Healthier options can be quick and simple. Melinda Wivell, RDN, LD, a registered dietitian at Lake Health, shares her short list for healthier, shareable snacks that can fuel your young athlete: https://blog.lakehealth.org/healthier-team-snacks
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Did you know? Skin damage can occur in as few as 15 minutes in the sun. Be sure to apply sunscreen with at least SPF 15 anytime going outdoors, no matter the weather. Here is how you can help to protect your kids from harmful UV rays:
https://www.cdc.gov/cancer/skin/basic_info/children.htm
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