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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.

 

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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.  
 

 

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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...

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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...

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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 ...

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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...

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