Diabetes Awareness Month
In 2018, 34.2 million Americans, or 10.5 percent of the population, had diabetes. Additionally, 7 million more have diabetes but go undiagnosed. It is also a disease that is the number one cause of blindness, kidney failure, non-traumatic amputations and one of the main leading causes of heart attacks and strokes. Unfortunately, these numbers continues to rise year after year.
Maintaining Staffing Levels During a Pandemic
As COVID-19 positive numbers increase in our communities and many persons require inpatient services, our own workforce – nurses, physicians, technicians and more – are also impacted by the virus.
The Holidays and COVID-19
The holidays are just around the corner and we are ready to bring on the joy, the laughter, the fun times, good memories and time with the ones we love most. However, many people are concerned about how to approach the holidays this year with COVID-19.
Community COVID-19 Surveillance Testing
LAWRENCE, KS – Back in September, LMH Health announced the funding received through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act.
COVID Community Town Hall Meeting, November 17, 2020
Unified Command leaders are asking residents to be vigilant to control the spread of the coronavirus, including mask wearing and practicing social distancing.
LMH Health earns award for dedication to improving care for opioid-exposed infants and families
Vermont Oxford Network (VON) has awarded a “Center of Excellence in Education and Training for Infants and Families Affected by Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome” designation to LMH Health, formerly Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
Learn more about lung cancer: Signs, symptoms and treatment
“Lung cancer awareness is important for many reasons,” said Dr. Luke Huerter, LMH Health oncologist. “It is a cancer that affects many of us. It is the leading cause of cancer death, which means there is a lot we can do to improve the way we treat this disease, and it starts with education about risk factors."
RunStrong helps athletes of all ages and abilities reach their goals
When the COVID pandemic caused high school soccer to cancel practice in the spring, Christopher Stone had a realization. It wasn’t the technical skills of soccer that motivated him, it was the contact portion of the game. With that piece missing, Christopher decided to focus on his running performance and used LMH Health’s RunStrong program for help.
LMH Health receives Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award
LMH Health has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence.