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
Posted on Dec 26, 2019 2:00:00 PM | Health
With a new year comes a fresh start in getting on track to good health. New Year’s resolutions are often full of plans to get in shape, lose weight, or kick a habit.
Unfortunately, the failure rate for these new year goals is about 80%, according to the U.S. News and World Report, with most people stopping work towards their resolutions in February.
With hard work, ambition, plan, and the right support, you can achieve your goals of having a healthier 2020 and beyond.Read More
Posted on Oct 31, 2019 11:13:00 AM | Health
With the trick-or-treating season upon us, it's important to remember how to have a safe and healthy Halloween. From costumes to candy, learn how to best prepare your children for this Halloween season.Read More
Tired of diet plans that don't work or require a lot of calorie-counting, measuring, or cooking? All of this extra work can make losing weight feel like an impossible task.
Fortunately, Logansport Memorial Hospital offers an alternative. Our effective, non-surgical weight-loss program—Health Management Resources (HMR)—puts patients on the right path to achieving their goals and maintaining their progress.
If you're ready to stop dieting (with little success) and put in the effort to improve your health, we can help. Keep reading to learn more about our personalized plan.Read More
If someone you know is showing signs of a stroke, you need to act immediately.
When it comes to a stroke, time equals brain cells. The longer a stroke goes unnoticed, the more brain cells die and that can often lead to irreversible effects.
Knowing the signs and symptoms, as well as when it’s time to go to the ER can save someone from damaging effects and often times, death.Read More