Let’s face it: trying to stay active in the winter is snow joke (see what I did there?). It may seem awful out, but with the right clothing and precautions, outdoor time will be good for you. When temperatures drop, it only takes a little creativity to make winter your families’ favorite time…Continue Reading.
Welcome to the world! Every baby born at Hancock Regional Hospital has a special and unique story, and this new addition is no exception. Our first baby born in the new year is Cole Edward Michael Ethridge. He was born on January 2, 2020, at 4:47 p.m. to his parents, Hayley and Derek Ethridge. Th…Continue Reading.
What’s the secret to living your best life? We know that answer’s a bit different for everyone. But we’re pretty sure “good health” is a factor for everyone we know. So at Hancock Health, we’re starting the new year with a plan to make health possible for everyone we serve. And to get…Continue Reading.
What do onions, cakes, and you this winter have in common? If you guessed layers, you’re correct! When temperatures drop, it’s important to bundle up to protect yourself from the cold. Improper dressing in the winter can cause frostbite and leave you vulnerable to illness. Outdoor activity is…Continue Reading.
Warm up your kitchen and your senses with the aroma of roasted vegetables. These vegetables have loads of fiber and vitamins that will help keep you healthy all season long. The recipes are simple, delicious, and nutritious—and can brighten up any kitchen. Root Vegetable Casserole This casserol…Continue Reading.
Are you sick of gifting socks, sweaters, or fruitcake? Tired of giving the latest games or gadgets—only to see your loved one grow distant and glassy-eyed as they sink into their latest unhealthy obsession? Instead, try thinking of presents that support your loved one’s healthiest hobbies. Th…Continue Reading.
During flu season—or any season—there are simple steps you can take to avoid the spread of infection and reduce the risk of getting sick yourself. With proper medical care, most people can handle a bout with cold or flu, but these can be life threatening to a person with cancer, the elderly, …Continue Reading.
Communicating with someone who is on their phone—texting, answering email, or scrolling through Instagram—can be like talking to a brick wall. The last thing we want when our family comes together is to spend the day in awkward silence or broken conversation while cousins, aunts, and uncles a…Continue Reading.
It’s that time of year when men everywhere are showing off their mustaches or beards. It’s not just the fashion; it’s also Movember and No-Shave November. These popular organizations have been working to bring attention to men’s health issues, with a particular focus on cancer awareness. …Continue Reading.