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The Detroit Jewish News, 1996-07-05

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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
environment.
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.

r.

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
Studio.
Both will serve until April
1998.

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
medicine.
Dr. Mogill, who graduated in
1941 from Wayne UnNersity,
was honored recently at a din-
ner at the Skyline Club in
Southfield.
Gifts to the endowment can
be made to WSU-Mogill Family
Medicine Award; or contact
WSU Office of Development at
(313) 577-1496.
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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.

And with

Cancer Institute

the DMC's role as a leader continues to grow

In short, providing your family

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of Medicine,

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.

within minutes

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

The Detroit
Medical Center

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