Shannon Medical Center | Health Beat | Fall 2018

11th annual Shannon Pink Ribbon Run Saturday, Oct. 6 Shannon Women’s & Children’s Hospital 201 E. Harris Registration: 7 a.m. 1-mile walk: 8 a.m. 5K and 10K: 8:30 a.m. This is the 11th anniversary of the Shan- non Pink Ribbon Run! The Run is a fun, family event. Deck out in pink, sign up a team and compete for the “Team Spirit” trophy.The first 800 registrants will receive a Shannon Pink Ribbon Run T-shirt. Cancer survivors participate at no cost. For more information, please call 325-657-5064 or register online at . Page 4 Easier surgical fixes for three OB-GYN conditions Page 7 Examining your airways with the latest technology JOURNAL OF WELLNESS AND GOOD HEALTH CARE FALL 2018 HEALTH BEAT Nonprofit Org. U.S. Postage PAID Platteville, WI Permit No. 7 SHANNON MEDICAL CENTER 120 E. Harris Ave. San Angelo, TX 76903 HEALTHY FAST FOOD Keep portable, healthy snacks—like fruit, nuts or popcorn—handy when you’re at work. They can help you resist less nutritious vending machine fare. American Heart Association MIND YOUR MEDS When you’ve had a heart attack, it’s important to take all of your medications exactly as prescribed. Doing so can help prevent another attack. American Heart Association Coming TOGETHER for a cause S hannon appreciates the support of the community at the following events every year. Join us as we provide educa- tion for our community for the detec- tion and prevention of breast cancer. All proceeds from these events help local women in their battle against this disease with the latest advance- ments in detection and treatment offered here in our community. 5th annual pink pARTy! Thursday, Oct. 18 5 to 8 p.m. San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts The pink pARTy! gives attendees an opportunity to view one- of-a-kind pieces inspired by breast cancer survivors and created by local artists. Enjoy drinks and hors d’oeuvres, and learn about breast cancer prevention, detection and awareness from Shannon personnel.This event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 325-657-5064 .