Page 5 - Friends Newsletter - Summer 2015
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Be sun-safe.                                                linked to a host of serious ills, including high
                                                            blood pressure, weight gain and type 2 diabetes.
Excessive exposure to the sun’s harmful rays can cause      The changing levels of hormones that a woman
skin cancer, which can be deadly. Wear sunscreen with       experiences during her menstrual cycle, pregnancy
a sun protection factor (SPF) of at least 15 if outdoors    and menopause can affect sleep. Keep a regular sleep
for more than a few minutes. Check regularly for            schedule, going to bed and getting up at the same
signs of skin cancer, such as changes in the size,          time each day, and try to relax and unwind
shape, color or feel of birthmarks, moles or freckles,      before bed.
or new, enlarging, pigmented or red skin areas. For
any changes or sores that are not healing, consult a        See healthcare provider every year.
healthcare provider.
                                                            Prevention is important to living long and living well.
Get more sleep.                                             Don’t skip annual checkups and be sure to discuss
                                                            any new issues. Screening tests can find diseases
Sleep needs differ, but trouble getting out of bed,         early when they are easier to treat. Talk with your
tiring easily or difficulty concentrating likely indicates  healthcare provider about which ones apply and
you aren't getting enough. Skimping on sleep is             when and how often to be tested.

The women's healthcare team at New London Hospital and Newport Health Center is here to provide
  quality care at all stages of life. For more information or to make an appointment, call the facility
        nearest you: New London Hospital, 603-526-2911; Newport Health Center, 603-863-4100.

Make No Mistake About It!

A nonprofit hospital, NLH depends on charitable gifts       otherwise omitted. And another was miscategorized.
to accomplish our mission. Fortunately, we enjoy very       These friends do continue to support us generously,
strong community support of our Annual Fund, capital        for which we remain very grateful. We are correctly
campaigns and other special fundraising initiatives, as     listing their 2014 Annual Fund gifts below.
you can see in our previous newsletter that listed over
700 donors to NLH for 2014.                                 Our sincere apologies for these errors, as well as for
                                                            any others not yet brought to our attention. Please
But several longtime donor couples were "invisible"         be assured that, mistakes or not, we do personally
on that list, inadvertently marked as anonymous or          treasure each donor and every gift!

Jim and Sharie Broadhead                                    Mr. and Mrs. Robert T. Scott
.Chairman’s Circle, $10,000-$24,999                         .Membership Circle, $1,000-$2,499

Mr. and Mrs. Thomas W. Smith                                Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund —
P. resident’s Circle, $2,500-$4,999                         Richard and Beverly Benson

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