Obesity has been a growing epidemic in our country for the past 30 years. As the prevalence of obesity and weight problems in America continues to rise, more and more people are turning to diets and wellness programs to help them shed extra pounds and increase their quality of life. The LightenUp…Continue Reading.
Since 1933, the grateful public has formally recognized Doctor’s Day to express appreciation for the lifesaving work of physicians. In 1990, President George H. W. Bush recognized the numerous contributions of physicians by formally designating March 30 as National Doctors’ Day. During the la…Continue Reading.
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.
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.
Whether you have a newborn, a toddler or an adolescent, dental health is incredibly important in maintaining the overall health of a growing body. As adults, many of us have had dental work done, so we know that it isn’t always pleasant. Not only is it smart to know how to avoid running into de…Continue Reading.
This winter, we are celebrating one year since the opening of the brick and mortar Healthy365 Office on W. McKenzie Rd. in Greenfield. Healthy365 is a free and confidential, centralized connection for resources within Hancock County, and our Support Navigators are focused on removing barriers to …Continue Reading.
January is National Thyroid Awareness Month. Hancock Regional Hospital understands how important it is to bring awareness to this sometimes confusing organ and the chronic effects an unhealthy one can have on the body. Thyroid disorders can be tricky, as Hancock Regional Hospital’s Medical Di…Continue Reading.
A week rarely goes by where I don’t receive a note from a grateful patient, family, or community member recognizing how different we are from so many other healthcare organizations they have experienced. When I speak to each group of new associates during orientation, I stress that the reason w…Continue Reading.
“I love seeing the difference in the quality of life of my patients. The most rewarding part of my job are the ‘thank yous’ from patients and family members.” Dr. Anas Alsadi changes the lives of patients suffering from respiratory illnesses such as COPD, asthma, and lung cancer. Day by d…Continue Reading.
Spring brings thunderstorms, new life, seasonal allergies, blooming flowers—and a new chance to grow fresh, delicious vegetables at home. Whether this is your first year planting a garden or you’re an experienced green thumb, follow these tips to lay the groundwork for your best harvest yet. …Continue Reading.