Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Everyone deserves a solid night’s sleep. Its instant rewards include helping us function properly and feel better day to day. Often overlooked, sleep also contains myriad long-term health benefits. Losing some sleep here and there won’t feel detrimental, but when it persists for long stretches, it’s time to get serious about it. Conquering... Read More
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Find something purple to wear: Purple Day is this Sunday, March 26th.In 2008, Cassidy Megan, who was struggling with Epilepsy, sought a way to rouse people into talking about epilepsy. She wanted to dispel myths and inform those with seizures that they weren’t alone. Thus, the idea of Purple Day was born. Cassidy teamed with the Epilepsy... Read More
Monday, March 20, 2017
Memorial Healthcare Foundation is pleased to announce an opportunity for organizations in the community to request an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) funded by donors to its Community Emergency Services Appeal.  One organization will be selected to receive an AED. A one-page application form is available by clicking here. The... Read More
Thursday, March 16, 2017
Memorial Healthcare’s critically ill patients will soon have the benefit of the most advanced telemedicine program available in hospital intensive care units today. Memorial has partnered with Advanced ICU Care®, the nation’s largest provider of Tele-ICU services, to deliver monitoring by highly trained intensivist physicians and critical care... Read More
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
March into yellow this March for Endometriosis.Endometriosis is a disease that affects more than 176 million women worldwide. It’s a common gynecological condition found within an estimated 2% to 10% of American women of childbearing age. Women with endometriosis develop tissue on other reproductive organs inside the pelvis or in the abdominal... Read More
Monday, March 13, 2017
Brain injuries have seen a surge in awareness among the sports news cycles. More players are speaking out about it and some are even retiring earlier citing brain injury worries. Sports leagues are enacting new rules and developing better equipment to curtail brain injury susceptibility among players. Research has truly shined new light on the... Read More
Monday, March 13, 2017
Jaytee Morton (left), an Eagle #851 member and Memorial Healthcare Hospice Volunteer, recently donated over $350 to John Cochrane (right), Manager of Memorial Home Health/Hospice. Jaytee and other Eagle members coordinated a Euchre tournament on Friday, March 3 to raise money for Memorial Healthcare Hospice. The monies raised will be used toward... Read More
Wednesday, March 8, 2017
The Multiple Sclerosis Association of America designates this month as MS Awareness month. Multiple sclerosis is a disease of the central nervous system (CNS) that afflicts more than 400,000 Americans. It damages and destroys the protective covering surrounding the nerves of the CNS, and potentially injures the nerves as well. The damage elicits... Read More
Monday, March 6, 2017
Bill Clinton decreed March as National Colon Cancer Awareness Month in February 2000. Since its dedication, the colon cancer community, which comprises thousands of patients, survivors, caregivers and advocates, has spread colon cancer awareness by wearing blue, holding fundraising and education events, talking to friends and family about... Read More
Wednesday, March 1, 2017
It wasn’t always this way. Lisa Krzywosinski played with her son, she’d run, and she gardened. Despite being diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis since age 18, it was controllable with typical MS medications and she could routinely participate in the activities she loved. While the diagnosis at such a young age was devastating, she was able to... Read More