side effect of plastic. surgery).
Although more people than
ever take herbs, vitamins, min-
erals and amino acids purchased
over the counter, many overlook
the importance of discussing
their use of supplements with a
physician. Some are too embar-
rassed, while others think of
supplements as merely an ex-
tension of food.
People with stress-induced
high blood pressure would do
well to schedule their exercise
sessions for the morning.
Researchers at the University
of North Carolina in Chapel Hill
found that in patients with mild
hypertension, a 20-minute bout
of aerobic exercise in the morn-
ing reduced blood pressure for
the next five hours. That's help-
ful for people whose higher blood
pressure is caused by their work
Researchers studied 31 people,
ages 21 to 47, with mild or bor-
derline hypertension. They
found that the pressure-reduc-
ing effect of morning exercise
was most pronounced in the first
five hours after exercise, then
the effects diminished.
ON THE ROAD TO GOOD HEALTH,
IT'S ALWAYS WISE TO BRING SOMEONE
WHO KNOWS THE WAY.
No one is more qualified as a guide to healthy
living than a primary care physician. And by
choosing one from The Detroit Medical Center
referred to a specialist if needed. The DMC
provides care in 80 medical specialties and sub-
specialties. In fact, the DMC is renown for specialized
(DMC), you and your family will be assured expert
care every step of the way.
cancer, heart disease and birth defects.
To start, our primary care physicians specialize in
Gov. John Engler recently reap-
pointed Dr. Barry Franklin of
West Bloomfield and Myrna
Partrich of Bloomfield Hills to
the Governor's Council on Phys-
ical Fitness, Health and Sports.
Dr. Franklin is the director of
the cardiac rehabilitation
exercise laboratories at William
Beaumont Hospital. Ms. Par-
trich is the co-owner of the
Workout Company Exercise
Both will serve until April
Wayne State University School
of Medicine and its Department
of Family Medicine has est
ablished the George Mogill
M.D. Endowed Award in
Family Medicine to be given
to one or two graduating fourth-
year students who are commit-
ted to specialize in family
Dr. Mogill, who graduated in
1941 from Wayne UnNersity,
was honored recently at a din-
ner at the Skyline Club in
Gifts to the endowment can
be made to WSU-Mogill Family
Medicine Award; or contact
WSU Office of Development at
HOT SHOTS page 66
treatment in many areas including
And, thanks in part to ongoing partnerships with
one of four areas: family medicine, internal medi-
the Karmanos L
cine, pediatrics or ob/
and Wayne State University School
gyn. This allows you to
select one who best suits your needs.
the DMC's role as a leader continues to grow
In short, providing your family
with some of the
seven hospitals, 45 outpatient centers and nearly 700
most comprehensive health care in the country starts
office locations, it's easy to get the care you need
with a primary care physician from the DMC.
from your home or workplace.
Finally, and perhaps the greatest
advantage of having a primary care physician from
Call us at
-- J 1-800-666-3466.
It's the first step
toward good health. And for every
step that follows, we'll be there to guide you.
the I)MC, is the wealth of resources available to you.
Wayne State University
For instance, anyone in your family can be -quickly