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Lincoln Health System Encourages Employees to Stay Healthy with the 2nd Annual GET FIT Challenge

January 5, 2018

Monday, January 8th begins the 2nd Annual Lincoln Health System GET FIT Challenge for its employees.  The GET FIT Challenge is designed to encourage Health System employees to stay healthy and active.  Plus a little friendly competition makes reaching those New Year’s weight loss goal a bit more fun! The acronym G.E.T.  F.I.T. stands for “Giving…

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Midwife Delivers the First Baby of 2018 and the Last Baby of 2017 at Lincoln Medical Center

January 2, 2018

Certified Nurse Midwife, Alysha Walker, of Lincoln Medical Group Women’s Center delivered both the first baby of 2018 and the last baby of 2017 just 15 hours apart at Lincoln Medical Center. The hospital’s last baby of 2017 was born at 6:44 in the evening on December 31st.  Leela Mary Hickerson weighed in at 7…

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Lincoln Medical Center Announces New Ultrasound Service For Expectant Parents

December 21, 2017

Lincoln Health System is excited to offer 3D/4D ultrasounds in addition to their other ultrasound services.  Much like standard ultrasounds, 3D/4D ultrasounds use sound waves to produce an image of your baby while it is in your womb. The difference is that 3D ultrasounds create a three-dimensional still image of your baby, while 4D ultrasounds…

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Anderson Named As Administrator for Lincoln and Donalson Care Centers

December 6, 2017

Lincoln Health System proudly announces Don Anderson as the new administrator for Lincoln and Donalson Care Centers. Originally from the New Orleans, LA area, Don Anderson graduated from Southeastern Louisiana University majoring in Cultural Resources Management.  In 1991, Anderson received his first Administrator position at a Nursing Home Facility in Louisiana.  Don has also owned…

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New Location and Open House for Home Health and Hospice

November 15, 2017

Lincoln Health System announces the opening of a new location for Lincoln Medical Home Health and Hospice.  The Home Health and Hospice recently moved its office from 1797 Wilson Parkway to 2250 Thornton Taylor Parkway, Suite B.  The relocation will provide the community easier access to our services and staff. Lincoln Medical Home Health and…

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VitalStim Therapy Now Available at the Patrick

September 26, 2017

The Patrick Rehab-Wellness Center now offers VitalStim therapy for patients who have been diagnosed with dysphasia.  Dysphagia is the medical term for difficulty swallowing.  This difficulty can be caused by a stroke, neuromuscular disease processes such as Parkinson’s and ALS, Head and Neck Surgery or Cancer, and advanced age.  Patients with dysphagia may aspirate food…

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Could your medicines make you fall?

September 21, 2017

The first day of Fall is designated as National Falls Prevention Awareness Day. Lincoln Health System wants to encourage you to take a look at ways you can decrease your risk for falling. In the United States, more than 10,000 people turn 65 every day. In 2014, the population of the US included 46.2 million…

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National Women’s Health and Fitness Day – September 27, 2017

September 5, 2017

National Women’s Health and Fitness Day will be celebrated on Wednesday, September 27, 2017.  This day marks the largest annual health promotion for women.  The event is always held on the last Wednesday of September. Women often neglect their own health choosing to take care of others instead.  This self-neglect can, unfortunately, lead to poor…

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Solar Eclipse Safety Tips

August 14, 2017

The upcoming solar eclipse is fast approaching.  Are you prepared with the proper safety equipment to view this rare event?  The 2017 eclipse will be the first total solar eclipse in 38 years for the continental U.S.  and occurs when the Moon lines up directly between the Sun and the Earth and a shadow is…

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Celebrate World Breastfeeding Week!

August 1, 2017

World breastfeeding week is a great time in the year to educate about Breastfeeding. Through my years of working with Public Health, I see more moms-to-be say that they would like to breastfeed or have thought about breastfeeding but do not know the benefits of breastfeeding besides it is good for the baby. YES, that…