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Taking Care of Your Child’s Health and Wellness during COVID-19

June 2, 2020

Like many aspects of daily life, the COVID-19 pandemic has changed how we think about and access healthcare these days. For families, that includes pediatric care for children. We asked Dr. Glenn Womack and Dr. Lindy Nettleton to talk about the importance of continuing to seek proper care for your child and answer some frequently asked questions regarding children’s health during this time.

Fleming County Hospital Marks National Hospital Week, Honors Healthcare Heroes

May 10, 2020

Fleming County Hospital is proud to join the American Hospital Association and healthcare organizations around the country in celebrating National Hospital Week, which is observed May 10-16. Each May, National Hospital Week provides an opportunity to pause and honor the millions of healthcare professionals who dedicate their lives to taking care of people in their greatest times of need, and to recognize the positive difference hospitals and healthcare organizations make in the communities they serve.

Minutes Matter: Don’t Put Your Heart Health On Hold During COVID-19

April 24, 2020

When a heart attack strikes, every minute matters. In fact, the first few minutes are critical in determining the short-term and long-term outcome for the patient. While the world continues to focus on the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, cardiovascular disease, or heart disease, is still the leading cause of death in the United States – and as such – it’s important to seek care in an emergency.

COVID-19: What Fleming County Hospital is Doing and What You Can Do

March 13, 2020

Fleming County Hospital is committed to providing the highest quality care and ensuring the safety of our patients, employees, providers, volunteers and visitors at all times. While COVID-19 is new, effectively responding to other infectious diseases is not. We have tested processes and plans in place to respond to situations involving infectious disease year-round.

Minutes Matter: Knowing the Signs Can Save a Life

February 25, 2020

When a heart attack strikes, minutes matter. Being able to quickly recognize what’s happening and act can help ensure that the victim gets proper medical treatment as soon as possible.

29 Days of Heart Health - Heart Health at Any Age

February 24, 2020

It’s important to understand what you should keep in mind as you age. Check out these pointers on what to remember as each decade comes and goes, as well as some things to keep in mind at every age.

29 Days of Heart Health - Got Kids? Give ‘Em Heart!

February 23, 2020

As a parent, there are a number of great reasons to get your kids to think of their health as a priority. And there are a number of great ways to help them do that, including regular physical activity.

29 Days of Heart Health - We Heart Dessert

February 22, 2020

Some desserts are healthier than others, like this recipe for Grilled Peaches with Yogurt and Honey. When peaches aren’t in season, try swapping them for some heart-healthy blueberries or raspberries.

29 Days of Heart Health - Sleeping Beauty

February 21, 2020

Consistently getting a good night’s sleep is one of the most beneficial things you can do for the health of your mind and body. And it’s particularly important for your heart.

29 Days of Heart Health - Give Your Brown Bag a Boost

February 15, 2020

Broccoli Salad with Chopped Walnuts recipe. The walnuts bring antioxidants and a satisfying crunch, the broccoli brings vitamins and fiber -which can help lower cholesterol, the poultry packs protein and the dressing adds a delightfully creamy finish.

29 Days of Heart Health - A Happy Heart is a Healthy Heart

February 12, 2020

You’ve heard the phrase, “Laughter is the best medicine,” right? There might be more truth to it than you think. Not only is laughter free, but research shows that laughing can strengthen your immune system, boost your energy, alleviate pain and protect you from the damaging effects of stress.

29 Days of Heart Health - An Egg White a Day…

February 8, 2020

If you’re open to a change, utilizing just the whites of the egg every now and then can benefit your heart, particularly if cholesterol is a concern. Egg whites are low in calories, high in protein and have no cholesterol. This egg white omelet is a great way to give them a try.

29 Days of Heart Health - Know Your Numbers

February 6, 2020

One step in taking an active role in your health to help ensure a healthy life is by knowing specific numbers that play an important role for your heart.

29 Days of Heart Health - Heart Disease 101: Warning Signs for Women

February 4, 2020

As the number one killer of men and women in the U.S., you might think that gender doesn’t matter when it comes to heart disease. But it does. In fact, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about one in 16 women age 20 and older have coronary heart disease, while only approximately half of women recognize that heart disease is women’s number one killer. Additionally, women can sometimes experience heart attack symptoms differently from men.

29 Days of Heart Health - 30 Minutes a Day Can Help Keep Heart Disease Away

February 2, 2020

Did you know that exercising as little as 30 minutes each day can improve your heart health and quality of life? It can even be simple activities that are easier to incorporate into your schedule, like taking your dog for a jog, tossing a ball with your kids, dancing with friends or walking.

Welcome to 29 Days of Heart Health

February 1, 2020

While leap year adds an extra day to the calendar, staying focused on maintaining good heart health can help add years to your life. Welcome to the 29 Days of Heart Health.