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Lincoln Medical Center Launches New Outpatient Infusion Service

February 9, 2017

Lincoln Health System in its effort to provide the most comprehensive medical services for our community, is proud to announce the opening of Outpatient IV Infusion Services.  Infusion therapy services will be provided for IV antibiotics and chronic diseases at Lincoln Medical Center so that patients won’t need to travel hours away to receive their…

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GET FIT! Healthy Weight Week

January 20, 2017

This week (January 15-22, 2017) is designated as Healthy Weight Week.  This health campaign is designed to draw attention away from unhealthy crash diets and crazy weight loss fads which are ever so popular around the first of the year and shift the focus towards the goal of being healthy and maintaining a healthy weight and a…

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Upscale Newborn Photography Now Available at Lincoln Medical Center

January 18, 2017

The Women’s Center at Lincoln Health System is excited to announce that we will now have newborn photography provided by I Capture the Moment for all babies born at Lincoln Medical Center.  I Capture the Moment has provided photography services for Crestwood Medical Center for the past 3 years and recently decided to expand their…

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Pettes Joins Lincoln Health System as New Ob/Gyn

January 13, 2017

Lincoln Health System is pleased to welcome obstetrician/gynecologist Christy Pettes, M.D. to Generations Ob/Gyn, an affiliate of Lincoln Health System, where she joins Board Certified Ob/Gyn Emily Evitt, M.D. and Certified Nurse Midwives Katrina Dial, Sherri Franklin, and Alysha Walker. Raised in the small community of Delina just outside of Fayetteville, Dr. Pettes has roots…

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Caretakers Can’t Get Sick! But What Happens When They Do?

January 12, 2017

As we age, parts of life may become more difficult and one spouse may lean on the other for day to day care and assistance.  Being able to care for your spouse at home is wonderful, but what happens if the primary caregiver becomes sick, needs surgery, or requires a short stay in the hospital?…

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The Flu is Coming! What do I do now?

December 30, 2016

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?

December 15, 2016

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

December 8, 2016

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

December 2, 2016

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…

Caring for the whole person. Yolanda Marable, Social Worker and Harold Dawkins, Chaplain of Lincoln Hospice are pictured with Hospice patient Carol Sebastian.

Spiritual Support in Hospice Care

November 21, 2016

Hospice care is founded on the belief that, even when cure is no longer possible and time is measured in months or weeks, there is still an opportunity for quality of life, comfort, dignity, and hope. The mission of hospice is to affirm life and view death as a natural process. Hospice is not designed…