Occupational therapy: Helping people regain function in everyday life
If you’ve ever broken your wrist, had a nerve or brain injury, your doctor may have prescribed a course of occupational therapy. But don’t let the name fool you – occupational therapy isn’t meant just to get people back to work.
Breast Cancer Awareness: A Pivotal Conversation
The National Breast Care Foundation says that in 2021 alone, an estimated 281,550 new cases of invasive breast cancer will be diagnosed in women in the U.S. as well as 49,290 new cases of non-invasive breast cancer. It is important to share and shed light on the sobering statistics of breast cancer, especially as we approach Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October.
Reducing your risk of Alzheimer's
According to the Alzheimer’s Association, this disease, commonly recognized by a purple ribbon, affects more than six million Americans. Dr. Robert Beck, with Lawrence Neurology Specialists, says there are ways to be proactive in your health and help reduce your risk of developing Alzheimer’s.
Suicide prevention awareness: "There is always help”
September is Suicide Awareness Prevention Month. Anyone struggling with thoughts of suicide should call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at (800) 273-8255 or (785) 841-2345. You can also get connected to the Crisis Text Line by texting KANSAS to 741 741.
LMH Health Summer Leadership Academy students learn through mentorship, hands-on experience
For the third summer in a row, LMH Health welcomed local high school juniors and seniors to take a peek behind the scenes, participate in executive meetings and shadow healthcare providers.
MSK-trained radiologists benefit all patients, not just orthopedic
Injuries to the ankle, foot, hands and knees happen every day. When your doctor will order an x-ray or other imaging to help determine the extent of the injury, count on musculoskeletal (MSK)-trained radiologists for expert diagnosis.
LMH Health invites University of Kansas Health System to consider clinical relationship to support expanded patient care
LMH Health has invited the University of Kansas Health System (UKHS) to discuss a potential clinical relationship. Conversations, which are now underway, are aimed at increasing access to highly specialized care across the community hospital’s service area.
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We’re returning to high inpatient numbers like we haven’t seen since the beginning of the pandemic. We kindly ask those that are not vaccinated to help: get vaccinated.