It is no secret that opioid addiction is an ongoing challenge in healthcare across the country. The consequences of untreated addiction to opioids or any other substance can be tragic for addicted individuals, their families, and entire communities. In 2017, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) declared the opioid epidemic to be a public health emergency. Since then, HHS estimates that 10.3 million people misused prescription opioids in 2018, causing 130+ deaths every day from opioid-related drug overdoses.Read More
Spring cleaning is for more than just a reason to straighten up your home.
While New Year’s resolutions come and often go, spring is a great time to get a fresh start on improving your daily nutrition. As you welcome the new season, take an opportunity to clean up your diet as well.Read More
When it comes to being sick, it can be hard to know where to go to find relief fast. For some people, their conditions can mean a trip to the emergency room. For others, their illnesses can “wait” until you can get in to see your primary care provider.
How do you know where to draw the line? Which conditions should be seen by a primary care doctor, and what types of illnesses should be seen by an ER provider?
To help you determine whether you should go to the doctor or the ER, the care team at Logansport Memorial Hospital has put together a list.Read More
If you want your kids to develop healthy eating habits, focus on the fun. Shape positive behaviors by teaching them about the importance of good health early on, and keep them from developing bad habits with long-lasting effects. Here are some strategies to make it easier:Read More
Two types of people inhabit the world: those who use bookmarks when reading a book and those who prefer to dog-ear their stopping place. Those who keep their inbox at zero unread emails and those who don't mind having 36,932 messages. Those who get flu shots every single year and those who don'tRead More