Image of family on a boat, using summer safety tipWith its vacations, relaxed schedules and sunny skies, summer makes it easy to throw caution to the wind.

The hottest season’s mellow vibe can make it tough to remember that we shouldn’t forget about personal safety, however. Recreational opportunities in the great outdoors are best enjoyed with a dose of moderation and protection, no matter the season.

Here are some ways to increase both the fun and safety this summer.

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May 21st was a beautiful day at the Cambridge Country Club for the 25th Annual Golf Challenge, hosted by The Guernsey Health Foundation and Southeastern Med’s Auxiliary.

Southeastern Med associates, its vendors, local businesses and community members joined together to show their support. More than 35 organizations were represented by 124 golfers.

healthgrades2018 staff photoSoutheastern Med is proud to announce that it has achieved the Healthgrades 2018 Outstanding Patient Experience Award™. This distinction recognizes Southeastern Med among the top 15% of hospitals nationwide, according to Healthgrades, the leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals.

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Heart attacks rarely strike a man without warning, but you may not recognize the signs if you don’t know what to look for. Knowing the warning signs of an impending heart attack can help you take action before you’re suddenly stricken by extreme chest pain.

Overcome by Extreme Fatigue

Take notice if your everyday routine suddenly feels like more work than it should. Overwhelming fatigue can indicate a problem in the heart’s left ventricle, which is responsible for pumping oxygen-rich blood throughout the body.

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The calendar has finally hit June, so it’s time to step outside and begin your active summer of fun.
Sure, the kids may initially see summer as the chance to increase their survival skills in the Fortnite video game, but expending some energy outdoors will help you all survive summer more easily. Here are some ideas for increasing your family’s physical fitness this summer.

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Get your tickets now for the Auxiliary’s Summer Basket Raffle!

Tickets are $1 each or six for $5 and can be purchased at the gift shop inside the hospital’s main campus. Drawings will be held June 20th.

Proceeds from this fundraiser will go towards the Auxiliary’s five-year $250,000 pledge to the Building of Hope & Healing campaign for a new cancer center, as well as new equipment purchases for the medical center and event support.

Here’s a list of some of the items that have been donated for the raffle.