Valley Health System Health News Spring 2020, featuring Doug Bradford

Health News Magazine Online Spring 2020

Health News from the Valley Health System is a publication designed to bring you the latest news as well as health and wellness information you can use throughout the year. You can read the latest issue here, or sign up to have Health News mailed directly to your home.

In This Issue:
Interior brain image
Spring 2020

What Is an LVO Stroke?

All strokes are serious medical emergencies, but not all strokes are the same. When one of the major arteries of the brain is blocked, this is considered a large vessel occlusion or LVO stroke.
Patient Testimonial Valley Health System, Las Vegas, Nevada
Spring 2020

Cardiac Care With Heart

Doug Bradford and Meg Leighton highly recommend the quality cardiac services provided by the staff at The Valley Health System. “I would not be here if it weren’t for the great quality of care.” – Doug Bradford
Woman looking at health app on mobile screen
Spring 2020

Managing Diabetes The Modern Way: A Doctor Shares His Insights

Checking blood sugars multiple times a day is a burden with which many patients with diabetes and their loved ones struggle. Fortunately, the growth in diabetes technologies has transformed lives, helping ease the physical and emotional stress often associated with the disease.
Illustration of pain radiating from knee
Spring 2020

Ask the Doctor: Is Gout Causing Your Pain?

Family medicine physician Micheal McGrew, DO, of Las Vegas Medical Group in Summerlin, discusses the condition, including symptoms, treatment options and more.
Group of men chatting after a workout
Spring 2020

Summerlin Hospital Offers New Treatment For Prostate Cancer

Summerlin Hospital now offers high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) technology for prostate cancer patients, and is the first hospital in Nevada to provide this treatment for individuals with prostate cancer.
Medical staff wheeling patient quickly through hallway
Spring 2020

Emergency Tips And Services: We’ve Got You Covered

During the warmer months, having certain medical information handy can make a difference in a medical emergency.