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Winter 2007

In This Issue

Fountain of youth
Steven Packer, MD - President/CEO
To age well... or not to age well?
Do you really need to ask?
Not just your mother's disease
John Martin
The Comprehensive Osteoporosis Program
Mental gymnastics
Keeping your mind fit
Mary Benech
Reaching out to patients during the holidays
Cosmetic Surgery
Cutting a path to confidence
Cosmetic surgery
When surgery is more than just cosmetic
Knees and hips
Today nearly everything can be replaced
Anneli Green
Hip replacement
A function of age
Mastering menopause
Navigating "the change"
Maria Cardenas
Employee of the year
At your service
Community Hospital concierge
Rita and Luis Echenique
They started small, but gave big
Dr. Antonia C. Novello
Former surgeon general to speak at annual meeting
Just breathe
Community Hospital rolls out its new bloodmobile

Magazine staff
Mary Barker, Editor
Robin Beckman-Jones, Art Director/Designer
Lisa Crawford Watson, Writer
Rick Pharoah, Photographer
Randy Tunnell, Photographer
Gregg Wutke, Photographer

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