Your Healthy News

Is this email not displaying correctly? View it in a Web Browser Locations | Contact
March 02, 2012 subscribe
Featured Items

Henry County Medical Center Now Offers Nitrous Oxide Pain Relief During Labor

At HCMC, we offer the traditional pain relievers, but recently began utilizing a new pain relief option.  Though many women opt for traditional relief, others don’t like the effects that traditional pain relief options have, especially those of an epidural.


Read More

daVinci Robotic Surgery Successful Option for Urology and OB/GYN Patients at HCMC

When Leslie Lambert went to see Joe Mobley, III, MD, MPH, Urologist at HCMC, he had not heard of the da Vinci robot method of surgery. After Dr. Mobley explained the procedure to him and expressed the possibility of less pain and faster recovery, Lambert wanted Dr. Mobley to utilize the method.  


Read More

Latest News Articles Classes & Events View All »

Drug Seems to Speed Recovery After Traumatic Brain Injury

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 29 A drug that's typically used to treat the flu and Parkinson's disease appears to speed recovery in traumatic brain injury patients, a new study indicates.

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) victims who weren't fully conscious and were discharged to rehab...

Read More »

New Drug May Help Fight Rare Bone Marrow Disorder

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 29 Two new studies confirm that the new drug ruxolitinib can help people with the rare bone marrow disorder called myelofibrosis.

While the drug, marketed in the United States under the brand name Jakafi, won't cure myelofibrosis, it can help ease sy...

Read More »

Nicotine Patches May Not Help During Pregnancy

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 29 Nicotine patches don't seem to be of much use in helping pregnant women quit smoking, a new study finds.

Dr. Tim Coleman, of the Centre for Tobacco Control Studies at the University of Nottingham in England, and colleagues assigned 1,050 women who ...

Read More »

Obesity Linked to Asthma in Children

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 29 Children and teens who are overweight or obese are more likely to have asthma than their healthy-weight peers, a new study finds.

The strength of the association between asthma and obesity varied by race and ethnicity. The strongest association bet...

Read More »
3/6 A Life Remembered Support Group
3/6 CPR - AHA Healthcare Provider
3/6 Free Blood Pressure Checks
3/7 Concerning Health Lunch to Learn Seminar
Patient Pre-Registration
Online Bill Pay
Upcoming Class Schedule
Make a Donation
Online Nursery
Senior Stars Club
Send E-Card

Hospital News View All »
Healthcare Foundation Hosting Great Pretenders March 2 & 3
March is National Professional Social Work Month
Diabetes Alert Day
March is Nutrition Month

Your Donations At Work

Each gift, large and small, makes a great difference! Our mission is to enhance and improve the health of all citizens of Henry County through philanthropic support.

Read More »

You're receiving this newsletter because you've subscribed to the Henry County Medical Center Newsletter. Not interested anymore? Unsubscribe.

Click here to manage your newsletter options.

Copyright © 2012 Henry County Medical Center

Delivered for Henry County Medical Center by HealthBanks, Inc. 15 New England Executive Park, Burlington MA 01803