As COVID-19 continues to storm through the world, putting a stop to many everyday social activities, life has somehow managed to carry on. Brides and grooms are still walking down aisles, neighbors are still talking about the weather (although it might be through a mask or across a driveway) and …Continue Reading.
Hey, here’s news: Women aren’t daintier than men. Obvious? Sure, but for most of modern medicine, research and training was male-focused, and the repercussions have been dramatic. Throw pervasive gender bias into the healthcare disparity stew, and you get a lot of women not receiving the care…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.
The good news: Just about everyone knows what the pink breast cancer-awareness ribbon means. The bad: Despite the multibillions of dollars in research into the disease, breast cancer is one of the most common cancers in American women. Knowing that, it’s almost impossible not to worry about the…Continue Reading.
More women die from cardiovascular disease than from all cancers combined. Yet many people still view heart disease as affecting primarily men—and older men, at that. The reality is that women of all ages may experience cardiovascular disease. Fortunately, awareness of the particular symptoms t…Continue Reading.
January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. If you have a cervix, it’s important to stay on top of your cervical health. If you are 21 or older, or sexually active (no matter your age), you should get regular Pap smears. You can talk with your gynecologist to figure out how often you need to go…Continue Reading.
Greenfield, IN (November 30, 2018) – To honor their stillborn son and help other families grieving the loss of their babies, a family has donated the first CuddleCot to Hancock Regional Hospital. Hancock Regional Hospital will be receiving a CuddleCot, which is designed to help parents who suf…Continue Reading.
What should women know about perimenopause? For one thing, it’s different from premenopause.Continue Reading.