If you’re just anxious or curious, COVID-19 testing isn’t for you, as appealing as a negative result may sound. (Although a whopping 30% of negatives turn out to be erroneous.) Shortages in testing kits and laboratory capacity remain a very real challenge, so CDC recommends testing only for t…Continue Reading.
In his testimony before the U.S. Senate, Dr. Anthony Fauci warned of bleak results from easing COVID-19-related restrictions. The good news is, according to the New York Times, Indiana’s reopening plan is relying on science. So what do we know about the virus at this point? And what does it all…Continue Reading.
Almost all of us have an imperfection or two we’d rather not live with. It could be a double chin or stomach bulge you didn’t see in photos a decade ago, unwelcome wrinkles, or thinning lips. It could also be carpal tunnel syndrome, painful scars, or a mastectomy that requires reconstruction.…Continue Reading.
At Hancock Health, helping you make health possible means everything to us. As we continue to navigate the coronavirus pandemic, it’s understandable that you might be concerned about your safety when you need health care. We know it’s been a challenging time, but great health care is the last…Continue Reading.
When Hancock Health set out to make health possible for our community, we were thinking about much more than fighting disease, healing broken bones, or even bringing new life into the world. We were also thinking about Hancock County’s mental health. That’s because we knew our friends and nei…Continue Reading.
The coronavirus pandemic has upended just about everything in our lives. Now a simple trip to the grocery store or the pharmacy doesn’t seem so simple anymore. And if you need health care—well, what are you supposed to do about that, anyway? The answer is, you’re supposed to get the care yo…Continue Reading.
We know it’s confusing to try to figure out how to get medical care these days. Not only has the virus cancelled schools and milestone celebrations, it’s also made it difficult to figure out what’s open and what’s not for your regular doctor’s appointments, tests, and what to expect in …Continue Reading.
The staffs of our Hancock Physician Network offices have two important things in common: They’re healthcare pros, and they’re amazing people. This month, meet the staff of Hancock Counseling and Psychiatric Services, including Melinda Cobb, MD; D. Renee Gill, MD; Ben McAllister, MD; D…Continue Reading.
There are a couple of constants amid the changing instructions, differing opinions, and updated news stories swirling around the global coronavirus pandemic: fear and anxiety. Those difficult emotions are nearly impossible to escape because our everyday lives have been upended. Workplaces and sch…Continue Reading.
If you’re living with school-aged children or teenagers, you know—all too well—how the coronavirus pandemic wiped out their academic year and challenged their friendships. And, by now, you’ve become accustomed to e-learning, socially distanced play dates, and a lot more family dinners. Bu…Continue Reading.