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Poison Prevention is Everyone’s Responsibility

Young children are curious explorers. They like to climb and get into everything.  Brightly colored pills and attractively packaged household products look like interesting toys or candy to our kids, and most, if given the chance, will put some of these products into their mouths and swallow them. Thousands of children each year are poisoned…

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7 Benefits of Aquatic Exercise

Ready to get fit but concerned about joint pain and soreness?  Have you considered aquatic exercise? Performing exercise in the swimming pool is a great option for all individuals, including those with joint pain, back pain or individuals carrying extra weight. Benefits of aquatic exercise: The water softens the impact on the joints making exercise…

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Lincoln Medical Center Launches New Outpatient Infusion Service

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

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

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

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?

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?

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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