Archive for December 2016

The Flu is Coming! What do I do now?

Many news outlets are reporting numerous hospitalizations related to patients testing positive for the influenza in Middle Tennessee.  So what does this mean for us and how can we protect ourselves and our families? Well, the flu is a respiratory illness caused by the influenza virus.  The influenza virus usually enters a person’s body through…

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Holiday Depression: How do I know if intervention is needed?

The holidays are often a time for happiness and joy, family celebrations, and fellowship with friends, but for some older adults, the holidays are a reminder of how their lives have changed due to lost loved ones or an inability to attend family gatherings because of physical limitations.  These reminders can often lead to depression…

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Tavares Birth Story – Lincoln Medical Center

Sabrina Tavares and her husband chose Lincoln Medical Center for the birth of their third child because they desired birthing options that were not available in their current city of Huntsville.  Sabrina specifically knew she wanted a water labor because this was something she experienced with her first child, Calvin, who is now 5, but…

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Certified Nurse Midwives added to the Women’s Center at Lincoln Medical Center

Lincoln Medical Center’s new certified nurse-midwives would like to take this opportunity to introduce you to our profession and thank you for letting us be part of your health care team. We are excited to bring midwifery care to the women and families of the Tennessee Valley! Certified nurse-midwives are advance practice nurses (like nurse…

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