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.
If you’ve ever visited a typical urgent care—gray walls, hard chairs, and the inevitable receptionist who may or may not know you’re there—then you know Glump. Glump’s favorite colors are drab and dingy and his frown is permanent. But we never see him glumping at Gateway Immediate Care.…Continue Reading.
“I like to go places where I see beautiful things,” Catherine Custer said. “I love hiking and backpacking, being outdoors, because it gives me peace. I tell my friends all the time, it’s good for my soul.” As the mother of two teenagers, an investigator in the local prosecutor’s offic…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.
Are you wondering if your child should get the HPV vaccine? You may have heard about HPV, aka human papillomavirus, as it is one of the most common sexually transmitted diseases. Like other vaccines, it works by stimulating the body to mass produce antibodies to fight off the virus. That being sa…Continue Reading.
Lie down. Close your eyes. Stay in your bed. Sleep should be such a simple thing for kids, right? True enough, unless your child experiences extreme sleep difficulties. Pediatric sleep disorders are actually quite common, showing up in almost 50% of children. In fact, they may be affecting your c…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.
J has long history of mental health and substance use challenges. She has been clean for 4 years but was struggling with high levels of anxiety, parenting and marriage difficulties. She attempted to seek help with three other organizations and was unsuccessful. She was directed to call healthy365…Continue Reading.
Like most news and updates dealing with Covid-19, the news about FDA approval of two Covid-19 vaccinations for emergency use comes with as many questions as it does answers. Is it safe to get the vaccination? Can I trust it will work? Do I really need it? Our answer to all three questions at Hanc…Continue Reading.
Internal medicine is a broad field, and that’s just fine with the Greenfield office’s newest physician, Dr. Neal Shah. “You have to look at everything to make sure what you’re doing is effectively treating that patient,” he said. After just six weeks on the job, Dr. Shah has been impres…Continue Reading.