Travel vaccines and how to plan a healthy vacation

Most trips start with the fun stuff: daydreaming about where to go, where to stay, and what to see.

That early planning usually doesn’t usually include finding out if your destination has a measles outbreak or not—but if you’re leaving the country, that sort of thing should be on your radar. Certain rare diseases, like measles, pose a greater elsewhere than they do here in the United States.

That’s why—after you renew your passport but before you start packing—it’s time to think about travel vaccines (and immunization boosters) as well as other essential to-dos to make sure your health is protected while you’re abroad.

Keep reading to get specific tips for planning a healthy vacation.

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How exercise can speed healing after surgery

Exercise is an important part of everyone's day-to-day life, but it can also play a critical role in preparing for and healing from surgery. If you are getting ready to undergo an orthopedic surgery or have just made it through the first few days of post-op from an orthopedic surgery, it's time to start thinking about exercise.

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LMH achieves designation as level II special care nursery

While many newborns go home from the hospital with parents in a day or two after entering the world, some babies need a higher level of care. When this need becomes the reality for new parents, staying close to home and close to their babies is the highest priority. Logansport Memorial Hospital is pleased to announce that its newly renovated, state-of-the-art Family Birth Center is now designated a Level II Obstetrical and Neonatal Special Care Nursery by the state of Indiana.

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The signs of appendicitis everyone should know

Knowing the warning signs of appendicitis might help you avoid experiencing even worse symptoms or needing to get emergency care for a burst appendix.

Worried you might have appendicitis?Call your doctor right away or go to the nearest Emergency room

Nausea, vomiting, appetite loss, bloating, fever, sudden pain around your belly button ... sometimes, that pain you’re feeling is more than your average stomach ache.

Keep reading to learn more about appendicitis, what to watch out for, and how doctors treat the condition.

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Recovering from COVID-19

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic in March 2020, many people have - or know someone who has - experienced the virus. According to the CDC, older adults and people with underlying health conditions are at a higher risk for severe illness and long-term complications from COVID-19. Like the symptoms and illness, recovery from COVID-19 is not the same for everyone.

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