DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS-NEWS BRIEF(100817)-PERMIAN BASIN HEALTH FAIR & MEGA LUNGS

ODESSA, TEXAS/OCTOBER 8, 2017 – THE MEDICAL CENTER HEALTH SYSTEM HELD IT’S ANNUAL PERMIAN BASIN HEALTH FAIR AT BARN G LOCATED AT THE ECTOR COUNTY COLISEUM.

MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL, TEXAS TECH HEALTH SCIENCES, MIDLAND MEMORIAL HOSPITAL AND HOME HEALTH CARE AGENCIES WERE PROVIDING INFORMATION, AS WELL AS BLOOD WORK, BLOOD PRESSURE TESTING AS WELL AS OTHER HEALTH RELATED EXAMS.

MANY VISITORS TO THE HEALTH FAIR SAID THAT THIS HEALTH FAIR IS VERY IMPORT, BECAUSE OF THE WIDE VARIETY OF INFORMATION AVAILABLE TO THEM.

(SHEBRA LEE, VISITOR TO PERMIAN BASIN HEALTH FAIR)

“I LOVE ALL THE INFORMATION YOU GET. IT’S REALLY INFORMATIONAL, AND IT HELPS YOU IN LIFE.”

THE ECTOR COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE WAS AT THE PERMIAN BASIN HEALTH FAIR, AS EXHIBITORS PROVIDING INFORMATION ON CHILD SAFETY, AND BULLYING AS IT RELATES TO A CHILD’S HEALTH.

(CRYSTAL LEYVA, ECTOR COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE)

“WE HAVE A LOT OF THINGS ON BULLYING, IT’S A LOT OF MENTAL STUFF THAT WILL MAKE YOU NOT CARE ABOUT YOURSELF, MAKE YOU FEEL UGLY INSIDE. BULLYING IS NOT A GOOD THING. SO, WE DO HAVE A LOT OF INFORMATION ON BULLYING.”

THE PERMIAN BASIN HEALTH FAIR ADDED MEGA LUNGS-A BREATH OF FRESH AIR. THIS INFLATABLE WALK-THROUGH PAIR OF LINGS DISPLAYS THE DELICATE INNER WORKING OF THE RESPITORY SYSTEM.

MEDICAL INFLATABLE EXHITITS INC. DESIGNED THE MEGA LUNG WITH THE GUIDANCE OF A TEAM OF BOARD CERTIFIED MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS TO ENSURE THAT THE ORGAN REPLICAS ARE ACCURATE.

VISITORS WHO TOURED THE MEGA LUNGS WERE EDUCATED ON LUNG DEFECTS AND RESPITORY TREATMENT OPTIONS IN ORDER TO STAY HEALTY.

(CHRIS TOVAR, DIRECTOR OF CARDO-PULMONARY)

“THE PURPOSE OF THE LUNG IS JUST TO SHOW A VISUAL EDUCATION FOR THE COMMUNITY, ABOUT DESEASE PROCESSES: ASTHMA, BRONCHITIS, PULMONARY EMBOLISM, WHAT SMOKING DOES TO THE LUNG, AS FAR AS HAVING CANCER, ENPHYSEMA. IT ALLOWS US TO KIND OF SHOW A VUSUAL AIDE FOR THEM, SO THEY CAN SEE THE ANATOMY OF THE LUNG AND HOW IT WORKS IN THE BODY.”

(DANIEL BAIRD, MBA, RRT/VYAIRE MEDICAL)

“RESPIRATORY THERAPISTS ARE A VERY IMPORTANT PART OF HEALTH CARE, AND I THINK, IT’S NOT JUST ABOUT THE LUNG, IT’S ABOUT THE PROFESSION, AND THE PEOPLE THAT SUPPORT HEALTHY LIVING AND HEALTHY BREATHING. WHEN YOU COME IN TO THE HOSPITAL, YOU REALLY NEED PEOPLE THAT KNOW HOW TO TAKE CARE OF YOU-RESPIRATORY THERAPITSTS MAKE THAT POSSIBLE. SO, WE’RE HERE SUPPORTING THEM, WHO ALSO SUPPORT THE COMMUNITY.”

MANY VISITORS AT THE PERMIAN BASIN HEALTH FAIR SAID THAT THIS HEALTH FAIR IS VERY IMPORT, BECAUSE OF THE WIDE VARIETY OF INFORMATION AVAILABLE TO THEM.

FOR DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS, DANNY BARRERA

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Author: Danny Barrera