Stone County Hospital

Articles on Health

  • Protect Yourself Against Cold & Flu Season

    Protect Yourself Against Cold & Flu Season with Rebecca Harris, FNP-C The timing of the start of flu season can be very unpredictable and can differ from year to year. While most cases start in October, peak flu season is usually between December and February. Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, most private health plans...

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    DIABETES AWARENESS MONTH 2,000 Calories a Day Can be Your Key to Preventing Diabetes Experts predict that if current trends continue, over five million people will have diabetes in the next ten years. Diabetes can be a killer and is a major cause of significant heath problems such as kidney failure, stroke, heart attack, blindness,...

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  • SCH SALUTES: Nurse Practitioners

    SCH SALUTES: Nurse Practitioners National Nurse Practitioner Week is held annually in November to celebrate these exceptional health care providers and the valuable services they provide in our hospital and clinics. Now in its 50th year, this week celebrates the more than 200,000 nurse practitioners licensed to practice in the United States. WHAT IS A...

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  • SCH Celebrates Radiology Tech Week

    SCH Celebrates Radiology Tech Week Our hospital is blessed to have a fantastic team of professionals in our Radiology Department, and each November, we take the opportunity to recognize our staff. This week-long celebration calls attention to the important role medical imaging and radiation therapy professionals play in patient care and detecting disease and abnormalities...

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    IT’S YOUR TIME TO QUIT Great American Smoke-Out This month, get ready to lose the smoking habit and become victorious over tobacco. The American Cancer Society’s Great American Smoke- Out on November 19 is your chance to triumph over addiction. Tobacco use remains the single largest preventable cause of disease and premature death in the...

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    SCH GOES PINK: Breast Cancer Awareness Month with Grace Ford, Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP-BC) Breast cancer is the second most common kind of cancer in women. About 1 in 8 women born today in the United States will get breast cancer at some point in their lives. The good news is that many women can...

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  • National Physical Theraphy Awareness Month

    National Physical Theraphy Awareness Month: SCH SERVICES CLOSE TO HOME In honor of National Physical Therapy Month, we wanted to tell you more about physical therapy services offered at SCH. John Wells and his team offer a full range of rehabilitation services at SCH that include physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy. Physical therapy...

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