Understanding Diabetes: Risks, Testing and Management

November is National Diabetes Month, a time when communities across the country seek to bring attention to diabetes. It’s important to know the statistics, prevention methods, testing options, and to be able to recognize the possible symptoms of this disease, especially if you are more susceptible to developing diabetes due to age, lifestyle choices, overall [...]

Understanding Diabetes: Risks, Testing and Management2023-11-03T15:44:09-06:00

Breast Cancer Spotlight: What You Should Know

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the perfect time to schedule a mammogram! Because breast cancer is the most common cancer in women. One in eight will be diagnosed. Because with early detection, treatment is highly successful, with a 98 percent survival rate. Because a mammogram is the most effective screening tool for [...]

Breast Cancer Spotlight: What You Should Know2023-10-09T11:19:52-06:00

Understanding the Aging Process and Your Health

Growing older can introduce a new set of health issues for many people. To face these challenges, it’s important to understand the most common health problems that may face you now and in the future. Heart Disease The greatest factor for increased heart disease is age. People older than 65 are much more likely [...]

Understanding the Aging Process and Your Health2023-09-05T10:53:22-06:00

Provider Changes Announced

For Immediate Release: Memorial Hospital of Carbon County Administration is announcing the resignation of family practice providers Chere Bohr, DNP, and Jen Wagy, DNP, effective September 2023. The resignations come as both Bohr and Wagy have been presented with career and family opportunities that align with each of their long term goals. On behalf of [...]

Provider Changes Announced2023-09-01T14:35:57-06:00

Gut Check – The Importance of Digestive Health

60 to 70 million people in the United States suffer from digestive problems each year. Here's what you need to know: How’s your “tummy” feeling? Turns out that’s a fairly complicated question. The digestive system in an adult can be up to 30 feet in length, from the esophagus, stomach, small and large intestines [...]

Gut Check – The Importance of Digestive Health2023-08-04T11:23:00-06:00

Safe Fun in the Sun – Protect Your Family This Summer!

Summer is the season when people love to be outside. But if you’re not careful, the summer heat can cause any number of serious health issues. Here are four ways to play it safe. Avoid Sunburn Just one serious case of sunburn increases the risk of skin cancer, the most commonly diagnosed cancer in [...]

Safe Fun in the Sun – Protect Your Family This Summer!2023-07-11T11:05:40-06:00

Understanding Men’s Health – Facts, Symptoms and Screenings

June is Men’s Health Month! In this article, we look at some basic men’s health facts, symptoms that should never be ignored, appropriate screenings for optimal wellness and prevention, and what to look for when choosing a primary care physician. Know the Facts Q: How much of a man’s health is determined by genetics? [...]

Understanding Men’s Health – Facts, Symptoms and Screenings2023-06-05T10:27:47-06:00

Wyoming Breast Cancer Initiative Award

Did you know that breast cancer is one of the few cancers where early detection can literally be the difference between life and death? Yet, Wyoming ranks last in the nation for breast cancer screenings in women 50 and older. Add to this, every single day a Wyoming resident is diagnosed with breast cancer according [...]

Wyoming Breast Cancer Initiative Award2023-09-12T13:54:04-06:00
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