Sports physicals, injury prevention and training - what you need to know
With the school year right around the corner, many student-athletes preparing for the upcoming season and are required to get a sports physical. Now is the time.
Community Safety Fair set for Saturday, August 10
Practicing safe habits doesn’t have to be stressful — it can be fun. That’s the message of public safety and health agencies in Douglas County as they come together for the second annual Community Safety Fair from 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Aug. 10, at South Park.
Back to school means it's time for physicals and vaccinations
Thinking about heading back to school can be an exciting time. LMH Health wants to make sure that parents understand the importance of visiting your doctor and about the vaccine requirements for students enrolled in Lawrence Public Schools.
Vaping is becoming more popular, but beware of its dangers
Though the smoking trend seems far behind, vaping is on the rise more than ever. It has become popular because of its many flavors and sleek designs that are easy to take on the go and to hide.
Understand the importance of water safety and keep children safe
On hot, sunny summer days, nothing feels more relaxing than sitting out by a cool pool or taking a weekend trip to the lake. Take extra precautions with children, especially those who can't swim.
Life for members of the Sandwich Generation can be a balancing act
Imagine being a full-time employee, parent and a caregiver to your older parents. People who find themselves in this stage of life are part of the sandwich generation.
Are you at risk for a fall in your home?
A National Safety Council report on unintentional injuries shows that falls are the leading cause of injury-related death for adults age 65 and older.
Celebrate safely this Fourth of July
LMH Health does not want to see you in our Emergency Department this Independence Day with firework-related injuries, so it’s important to celebrate responsibly.
New chaplain at LMH Health makes connections
Earlier this year, LMH Health welcomed a new chaplain, Robin Colerick-Shinkle, to the hospital family.
LMH Health partners with Just Food to address food insecurity
To combat food insecurity, LMH Health’s community outreach and engagement team is leading the effort to collaborate with Just Food.