March 13, 2020
Meadowview Regional Medical Center is committed to providing the highest quality care and ensuring the safety of our patients, employees, providers, volunteers and visitors at all times. While COVID-19 is new, effectively responding to other infectious diseases is not. We have tested processes and plans in place to respond to situations involving infectious disease year-round.
March 6, 2020
According to the American Cancer Society, you should begin colon cancer screenings at age 45. Those at higher than average risk may need to begin screening prior to age 45, and more frequently and/or with specific tests.
March 2, 2020
Small steps toward changing your food habits can add up to a big, positive impact on your health. Here are four steps to get you started.
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A sedentary lifestyle can increase your risk for several health problems, including heart disease. So tonight, instead of snuggling into the couch, try incorporating some physical activity into your evening routine first.
February 15, 2020
We've got a Broccoli Salad with Chopped Walnuts recipe that will give that needed boost to your weekly work lunch. The walnuts bring antioxidants and a satisfying crunch, the broccoli brings vitamins and fiber -which can help lower cholesterol, the poultry packs protein and the dressing adds a delightfully creamy finish.
February 14, 2020
There are many benefits to taking time for yourself. A little alone time can help you recharge, improve your focus and manage stress – which is key to maintaining a healthy heart. Take a look at a few strategies that might help.
February 13, 2020
An important step in taking charge of your health is speaking with your healthcare provider about medications you are taking, including its favorable results and any potential side effects. Here you’ll find a helpful list of questions to ask your provider when medication is prescribed to you.
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While women sometimes experience non-traditional, more subtle symptoms like sweating, unusual fatigue, nausea or vomiting, and back, neck or jaw pain, men may experience more traditional symptoms like chest pain and breaking out into a cold sweat. Learn about the primary signs and symptoms for heart disease.
February 10, 2020
We’ve already talked about blood pressure, cholesterol and waist size, but there are other numbers that play a part, too.
February 9, 2020
Learn some easy ways to combat the sedentary lifestyle that can lead to a greater risk of heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes and other conditions, and make your day more active.
February 8, 2020
If you’re open to a change, utilizing just the whites of the egg every now and then can benefit your heart, particularly if cholesterol is a concern. Egg whites are low in calories, high in protein and have no cholesterol. This egg white omelet is a great way to give them a try.
February 7, 2020
Comprising a series of stretches and poses, coordinated with deep breathing and meditation, yoga is a practice that – according to many national experts, including the AHA – reaps widespread benefits.
February 6, 2020
One step in taking an active role in your health to help ensure a healthy life is by knowing specific numbers that play an important role for your heart.
February 5, 2020
We’ve compiled a guide to help you plan your next grocery trip to stock up on nutritious foods that can help you and your family stay healthy.
February 4, 2020
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about one in 16 women age 20 and older have coronary heart disease, while only approximately half of women recognize that heart disease is women’s number one killer.
February 3, 2020
Learn about a few common – and often overlooked – signs that a heart attack may be approaching. If you have concerns about experiencing these symptoms, talk to your provider and ask questions about your risk factors so you can get a pulse on your heart health.