Go Further with Food

March 6, 2018

“You are what you eat.” We’ve all heard it, and many of us have jokingly used the common saying amongst one another. But there really is a kernel of truth there. Eating healthy can help us be healthy. . . .

Is it Time for a Colonoscopy?

February 27, 2018

Do you remember when you used to put on your favorite bell bottoms and disco dance the night away? If you do, then it’s probably time to think about a routine colonoscopy screening. . . .

Be Smart. Love Your Heart.

January 30, 2018

Your heart is one of the hardest working muscles you’ve got. It ticks around the clock to keep you alive and only gets a break when you’re relaxing or sleeping. With so much riding on this essential muscle, it’s important to treat it smart . . .

Protecting Our Community from the Flu

January 30, 2018

At Clark Memorial Hospital, our mission is Making Communities Healthier. One way we do this is by engaging our communities and educating people about how they can maintain good health. Since flu season is in full swing, . . .

Heart Health

January 24, 2018

There are simple and practical things you can do to stay on top of your heart health. . .

Be Your Own Breast Friend

October 10, 2017

After skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer among women. In fact, one in eight women will develop breast cancer in their lifetime. And with October . . . .

World Breastfeeding Week: The benefits of breastfeeding

July 31, 2017

Healthy behaviors for new moms and babies take the spotlight August 1 – 7 during World Breastfeeding Week (WBW), an opportunity for health-related groups across the world to focus their efforts on the benefits of breastfeeding. . .

World Hand Hygiene Day 2017

April 28, 2017

Wash your hands. How many times have we heard that oft-repeated refrain over our lifetimes? Since we were children, we’ve been encouraged to wash our hands after playing outside, before eating, after using the restroom and any one of a number of other occasions.

Help Safeguard Your Child and Your Community’s Health with Vaccinations

March 30, 2017

In recent years, there has been continued debate about the risks and benefits of vaccination, but despite the noise, one thing remains clear: vaccines help prevent infectious diseases and save lives. And if that isn’t reason enough, childhood vaccinations are recommended by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the American Academy of Pediatrics . . .