Entries by JoseRRamos

Just Three Things

As we start this new year, we need to find a way to really live healthier lifestyles. Often times, New Year Resolutions are large in number and vast in scope. Let’s simplify that to “Just Three Things”. Today’s MCHS Healthy & Well Blog is from Mia Gibson RD, LD, CDE, Dietitian at Cardiac and Pulmonary […]

Sports Injuries

Sports Injuries – Beware of the Inside Season by James Ingram, D.O., F.A.O.A.O. – Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery It happens quickly, outside sports stop and inside sports start. As a parent/coach/athlete, preventative steps will help reduce pain, injury, lost playing time and money. The first tip is to continue to hydrate. Yes, your athlete […]

Stress & The Gut

Your Gut Reaction to the Word STRESS by Dr. Sindhu Kaitha If unmanaged, STRESS can have a negative impact on every part of our digestive system. Did you know: Over 40% of people in the U.S. report having more than one digestive symptom per month with women being higher than men. The digestive system is […]

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October – Breast Cancer Awareness Month – is here! Please remember how important it is to get your yearly screening mammogram! Here are some important facts* as to why a screening mammography is so important: One in eight women will develop invasive breast cancer over their lifetime. Breast cancer is the second leading cause of […]

Sepsis Awareness Month

Sepsis Awareness Month by Alexis Moore BSN, RN – Clinical Sepsis Coordinator September is Sepsis Awareness Month and many people are unaware of the dangers this complication can pose. What is sepsis? Can I catch sepsis? Sepsis is your body’s overwhelming response to an infection. Sepsis is not anything that you can catch. It is […]

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month by Maria Scott, MCHS Community Health Nurse Navigator September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. Please take a moment to learn a bit more about prostate cancer as well as the risks, screenings and treatments associated with it. What is prostate cancer? Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men in […]

Smoke Signals

Smoke Signals Fact Sheet The dangers of cigarettes and other tobacco products have had health professionals sending up smoke signals for years. Although smoking rates have declined, nearly 18 percent of people 18 and older in the U.S. still currently smoke, and nearly half a million Americans die every year from smoking-related disease. In fact, […]

School Breakfast

Great Breakfast Ideas by Mia Gibson RD, LD, CDE Dietitian at Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehab at the MCHS Center for Health & Wellness As the kids go back to school, you have been shopping for new shoes, backpacks and notebooks getting all the things for your child to start the school year off right. Starting […]

I’m too tired to get up!

“I’m too tired to get up!” by Pediatrician Dr. Kevin Benson It’s a phrase that many of us parents hear on those school mornings. It is an age old example of cause and effect, stay up too late and pay for it the next morning. Many adults try to beat the system with caffeinated beverages every […]