Self-Care for Cuts, Scrapes, and Burns

Self-Care for Cuts, Scrapes, and Burns

Cuts, scrapes, and burns are hard to avoid. Most minor injuries can be treated at home. A small wound may threaten your health if it causes severe blood loss or becomes infected. Call your healthcare provider if a wound doesn’t heal within a couple of weeks. Call your healthcare provider right …Continue Reading.
Happy Retirement to Dr. Stephen Flink

Happy Retirement to Dr. Stephen Flink

After serving as both a physician and administrator for Hancock Health, Dr. Stephen Flink is looking forward to spending more time with his grandchildren, pursuing an empty pickleball court, and becoming more deeply involved in Christian ministry when he retires later this month. But looking back…Continue Reading.
Women May Have Unique Symptoms of Parkinson’s

Women May Have Unique Symptoms of Parkinson’s

What you know about Parkinson’s disease may be limited to hearing an interview with Michael J. Fox or reading about the diagnosis of Linda Ronstadt, Neil Diamond, Alan Alda, or Ozzy Osbourne.  Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a neurodegenerative disorder that affects predominately dopamine-…Continue Reading.
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.
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