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 […]

Five Steps to Better Health!

Five simple suggestions for better health from MCHS Clinical Pharmacist Junaid Mian, RPh: Take you medications as directed by your physician. Keep an updated list of all your prescriptions and over-the-counter meds along with any nutritional supplements on your smartphone or a piece of paper, and have it readily available. Fill all your meds at one […]

World Breastfeeding Week 2016

World Breastfeeding Week 2016 by Candy Powell BSN, RN, IBCLC, RLC – MCHS Lactation Consultant During World Breastfeeding Week 2016, we celebrated all the support that women receive – from partners, grandparents, IBCLC’s, breastfeeding specialists and voluntary support organizations. The aphorism “it takes a village to raise a child” seems applicable to breastfeeding in this […]