January 7, 2019
No matter how clean your home is, it might be hiding a dirty secret: a gas that is a leading cause of lung cancer (second only to smoking) in Indiana and the U.S. This gas, called radon, occurs naturally when the chemical uranium breaks down in dirt and rock.
December 21, 2018
The beginning of a new year means a fresh start. It is an opportunity to tackle new projects, set new goals and find new opportunities to get and stay healthy – including reducing the amount of stress in your life. But why does stress play such an important role in our health . . .
November 29, 2018
Family feasts. Office parties. Casual get-togethers. Whatever the celebration during this festive time of year, there’s one thing that just about every gathering has in common: food.
November 16, 2018
LifePoint Health and RCCH HealthCare Partners have completed their merger and will now begin operating as one, united company under the LifePoint Health name.
October 24, 2018
If you’re like many people, you may think of smoking as the most obvious cause for lung cancer. And while cigarette smoking has certainly been established as a major risk factor and the number one cause for lung cancer. . .
October 1, 2018
According to the American Cancer Society, by the end of 2018, an estimated 266,120 new cases of invasive breast cancer will have been diagnosed in women, and about 63,960 new cases of carcinoma in situ (non-invasive and the earliest form of breast cancer) will have been diagnosed. With these estimates in mind, a woman currently has a 1 in 8 chance of developing breast cancer . . . .
September 26, 2018
New, consistent brand identity highlights affiliation with Norton Healthcare and LifePoint Health; strengthens alignment between two hospitals
August 31, 2018
Prostate cancer is a condition often heard about, but perhaps seldom fully understood. In recognition of Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, we asked Mark Head, MD, Internal Medicine at Spring Hill Internal Medicine at Clark Memorial Hospital, to answer some of the most frequently asked questions . . .
August 31, 2018
The issue of suicide is a very difficult and concerning topic to address – and, unfortunately, it is on the rise. In fact, a recent survey from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows suicide rates increasing by 25 percent over nearly two decades through the end of 2016. . .
August 24, 2018
Cholesterol. You probably know that it’s an important factor when it comes to your overall health and wellness, but what is it, exactly? This month marks National Cholesterol Education Month . . . .