Fort Duncan Regional Medical Center Health News Fall Winter 2019

Health News Magazine Fall 2019 (November)

Health News from Fort Duncan Medical Center is a publication designed to bring you the latest news as well as health and wellness information you can use throughout the year.

In This Issue:
Five Major Signs and Symptoms of a Possible Heart Attack
Fall 2019 (November)

Five Major Signs and Symptoms of a Possible Heart Attack

During a cardiac event, every second is critical. The sooner you recognize the signs and symptoms, the faster you can seek out lifesaving medical help.
His Heart Was in the Right Place
Fall 2019 (November)

His Heart Was in the Right Place

Thanks to the recently expanded cardiology program, the critical cardiac care Albert Banda needed was right here in Eagle Pass.
 the Doctor: Breast Cancer Awareness and Detection
Fall 2019 (November)

Ask the Doctor: Breast Cancer Awareness and Detection

Surgeon Judith Birungi, MD, says it is important to know that the best defense against breast cancer is early detection. Here, she shares some helpful insights about mammograms and breast exams.
Fall 2019 (November)

A Colonoscopy Could Save Your Life

When it comes to colon cancer, what you don't know can hurt you. Screening for polyps and removing them is key to catching colon cancer early.