It goes without saying, your lungs and stomach are very important to your overall health. Unfortunately, cancers can develop in these organ systems due to repetitive exposure to irritants including alcohol, tobacco, and hot beverages.
White River Health System (WRHS) is pleased to announce the certification of Lindsey Bowers, BSW, MS, MRC, Director of Marketing for Behavioral Health, as a Mental Health First Aid Instructor. As an instructor, Lindsey can train community members to become Mental Health First Aiders.
Sleep is a complex, dynamic physiological process which facilitates critical bodily functions including memory formation, cognitive function, immune function, cardiovascular health, major restorative functions (protein synthesis, tissue repair, muscle growth), endocrine function, mood, etc. Until th
Dr. Douglas Gottschalk at the WRMC ENT Clinic is now offering Inspire therapy, a breakthrough obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) treatment option for those with difficulty using Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) therapy.
During this COVID-19 Pandemic, families of healthcare workers have faced major changes in their physical, psychological, and social wellbeing. While healthcare workers were on frontlines treating COVID patients, their spouses single-handedly dealt with household chores, running errands, helping with
White River Health System (WRHS) continues their participation in a movement to become an Age-Friendly Health System. As an Age-Friendly Health System, WRHS has adopted a framework focused on the unique care needs of older adults.
Smoking is a common pastime many enjoy. Most individuals encountered cigarettes during adolescents due to familial and peer influences. A couple cigarettes a day can easily progress to a couple packs per day as a result of the addictive nature of nicotine. This powerful neurochemical offers anecdota
Governor Asa Hutchinson has updated the list of people eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine during the 1B and 1C phase of vaccination. Below is a detailed list of everyone currently eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine vaccination in the 1B and 1C phase.
Have you ever heard of polypharmacy? Polypharmacy is defined simply as the use of multiple medications by a patient. Although the precise number varies, more than 5-10 medications being taken by one patient (including prescriptions/over-the-counter drugs/herbal supplements) qualifies for polypharmac