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Education and support. Also provides a quarterly cans with sleep disorders and to the prevention of newsletter and support information. Contact Polio accidents related to them. Outreach for information on support groups in Providence Holy Family Hospital the area. Sleep Center................................... 509-482-2116 nProstate Disease 5633 North Lidgerwood, Spokane WA 99208 The prostate is a gland surrounding the urethra, the Providence Holy Family tube through which urine passes from the bladder. Hospital Sleep Center If enlarged, whether cancerous or benign, surgery is fully accredited. The may be required. Center uses state-of-the-art technology and a team American Cancer Society............... 800-227-2345 of experienced, registered sleep technicians along www.cancer.org with board-certified sleep-certified physicians to diagnose and treat sleep disorders. Sleep studies American Cancer Society – are offered seven days a week and most health Spokane Office.......................... 509-455-3440 insurance plans cover all or part of the cost. PLEASE 920 North Washington Street, Suite 200 SEE OUR AD ON THE BACK COVER. Practical information and emotional support is pro- nStrokeSpokane WA 99201 vided to men and the families of men who have Stroke is the number one cause of adult disability. been diagnosed with prostate cancer. Strokes occur when the blood supply to the brain American Prostate Society ............. 877-850-3735 is interrupted. Consequences of stroke can be tem- 10 East Lee Street, Suite 1504, porary or permanent. It is crucial to know the signs Baltimore MD 21202 of a stroke and to call for help immediately. Provides education about prostate disease and Providence Sacred Heart treatment. Free newsletter. Primary Stroke Center.................... 509-474-4535 nRare Disorders Heart Medical CenterProvidence Sacred National Organization for Rare Disorders is one of two hospitals (NORD) ......................................... 800-999-6673 in the region certified as ........................................ TTY 203-797-9590 a Primary Stroke Center. www.rarediseases.org When treating stroke patients, time is critical. To- Dedicated to helping people with rare (or “orphan”) gether with a nationally recognized team of experts diseases affecting fewer than 200,000 Americans. and cutting-edge research, the most advanced There are more than 6,800 rare disorders that affect technology and quality care is available when around 30 million Americans. you need it most. PLEASE SEE OUR AD ON THE BACK COVER. nScleroderma Chapter Scleroderma, or systemic sclerosis, is a chronic Additional Resources one of the autoimmune rheumatic diseases. It is www.heart.org 4800-242-8721..........American Heart Association connective tissue disease generally classified as not contagious, infectious, and is not cancerous or malignant. Inland Northwest Chapter.......... 509-536-1500 Scleroderma Foundation................ 800-722-4673 140 S. Arthur, Ste. 610, Spokane WA 99202 www.scleroderma.org Information, wills, memorial gifts and Heart Fund services are available through the American Evergreen Chapter ..................... 206-285-9822 Heart Association. nSleep Disorders www.strokeassociation.org ......... 888-478-7653American Stroke AssociationPO Box 84506, Seattle WA 98124 Insomnia, sleep apnea, or snoring can be challeng- The stroke support network links the stroke ing as you age. survivors, their family members and the National Sleep Foundation............. 703-243-1697 professionals together. 1010 N. Glebe Rd.,Ste. 310, Arlington VA 22201 National Stroke Association ........... 800-787-6537 Dedicated to improving quality of life for Ameri- www.stroke.org 117


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