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How Will You Celebrate Earth Day?

How Will You Celebrate Earth Day?

If you’ve attended a yoga class or studied philosophy, you may have heard the term “Gaia.” This word refers to a personification of the earth as the ancestral mother of all life as well as a living organism in her own right, and she should be treated with respect as such. While you might no…Continue Reading.
Understanding Healthcare Facilities

Understanding Healthcare Facilities

There are many kinds of healthcare facilities. You can get healthcare for yourself and your family at many of these and you don’t always need to go to a hospital or emergency room. Where you do go will depend on what you need. Look on the web or in the phone book to find healthcare facilities n…Continue Reading.
Sleep Apnea and Common CPAP Machine Issues

Sleep Apnea and Common CPAP Machine Issues

Are you tired during the day? Do you feel like you don’t get enough sleep at night no matter what you do? You may have sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is one of America’s most common sleep disorders, affecting about 22 million people. Fortunately, Hancock Regional Hospital Sleep Disorder Center offe…Continue Reading.
Health: Not Only a Possibility but Also a Reality

Health: Not Only a Possibility but Also a Reality

Health is our most important asset. Without it, we can’t live life to its fullest potential. At Hancock Health, our goal is to make a healthy and happy community not only a possibility but a reality. We aim to do this by providing individual patients with the most effective tools and resources …Continue Reading.
What Can You Do For Your Loved One in ICU?

What Can You Do For Your Loved One in ICU?

Appoint a family spokesperson to serve as the link between the ICU team and family members. This helps protect the patient’s privacy and saves time for nurses. Also, you can help make your loved ones feel more comfortable. Talk with the nurse to find out what you can do. Your loved one may …Continue Reading.
Are You Ready to Quit Smoking?

Are You Ready to Quit Smoking?

January is the month of resolutions. People jump with “it’s a new year” momentum to climb the hills of eating healthier, changing lifestyles and quitting habits that are making them ill. Then we get to February, and those hills start to feel like mountains, and our motivation wanes. Quittin…Continue Reading.