The Herald-Dispatch Health Source RSS 2015-08-04T22:40:46-04:00 urn:uuid:573cdd98-1cae-46db-a3ce-a2e68bd07475 Original content available for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons license (Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported), except where noted. Screenings to Help Maintain Good Health The Herald-Dispatch / 2015 urn:uuid:c05e1a50-1c73-48d4-9089-a480474e937c 2015-07-24T18:49:51-04:00 <p> Screenings are designed to detect diseases or conditions in their earliest stages, when treatment is usually more successful. To help you learn more about your individual health status and risks, Cabell Huntington Hospital and the Edwards Comprehensive Cancer Center offer screenings that you can schedule on your own, without a physician&#8217;s order.</p> Men’s Health & You The Herald-Dispatch / 2015 urn:uuid:8110914b-cfb0-423e-b0dc-fe8fd1270b99 2015-07-24T18:21:57-04:00 <p> &#160;&#160;&#160;&#160; According to the CDC, women are 100 percent more likely to visit the doctor for annual examinations and preventive services than men. Women can help the men they love get and stay healthy by encouraging routine preventive care, including recommended screening and assessments.</p> Important Questions and Answers about Urgent Care. The Herald-Dispatch / 2015 urn:uuid:bb470b00-c359-4d70-b532-70234068d581 2015-07-07T12:27:15-04:00 <p> The Cabell Huntington Hospital Family Urgent Care Center, just off the Fifth Street Exit of Interstate 64, is open to serve patients seven days a week. No appointments are ever necessary.</p> West Virginia Senior Games presented by St. Mary's The Herald-Dispatch / 2015 urn:uuid:1ee372b8-59a9-4dd6-85a8-e4a73b6abfec 2015-07-07T12:00:03-04:00 <p> Seniors 50 and older competed in pickleball, the WV 5K Championship and Track and Field events.</p> Safe Kids = Healthy Summer The Herald-Dispatch / 2015 urn:uuid:2308c3a8-06df-4cc9-97cf-965ffaa2ad64 2015-07-07T11:44:28-04:00 <p> <strong>SUN</strong><br /> &#8226; Apply a broad- spectrum, water-resistant sunscreen (SPF 30 or higher) 30 minutes before children go into the sun, and reapply about every two hours or according to the label.<br /> &#8226; Sunscreen can be applied to toddlers and infants 6 months or older on the ears, neck, cheeks, and areas not covered by clothing<br /> &#8226; Combination sunscreen/insect repellent products should be avoided because sunscreen needs to be reapplied every two hours, but the insect repellent should not be reapplied.</p> Cabell Huntington Hospital Team Completes First Outpatient Total Hip Replacement Surgery The Herald-Dispatch / 2015 urn:uuid:bbff70c9-80a8-492f-8b02-05619418210d 2015-06-01T10:36:54-04:00 <p> Less than one month after completing the area&#8217;s first outpatient total knee replacement, the team at Cabell Huntington Hospital&#8217;s Mary H. Hodges Joint Replacement Center has completed its first outpatient total hip surgery.</p> Thanks to everyone who made the 12th Annual St. Mary’s Foundation Black- Tie-Gala such a ‘totally awesome’ event! The Herald-Dispatch / 2015 urn:uuid:baca5306-1aea-453e-a1bb-1d6c55b88020 2015-05-29T16:48:18-04:00 <p> Gala benefitted two great initiatives of The Foundation &#8212; Kids in Motion and the St. Mary&#8217;s Hospitality House</p> St. Mary’s Events: The Total Woman to host information-filled event & Ninth Annual Ladies in Pink Luncheon The Herald-Dispatch / 2015 urn:uuid:5f417874-3423-4ec6-ad7b-c7e10cc0d652 2014-09-29T11:08:44-04:00 <p> St. Mary&#8217;s The Total Woman program will host its third annual Girls Night Out Thursday, Oct. 2 at 6 p.m. at St. Mary&#8217;s Conference Center, 2825 Fifth Ave. in Huntington. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m.</p> You’re invited to this year’s Seniorfest! The Herald-Dispatch / 2015 urn:uuid:24352215-8d16-4855-b199-959ed048c7f7 2014-09-22T14:16:54-04:00 <p> SeniorFest, Cabell Huntington Hospital&#8217;s annual event promoting good health for seniors throughout the Tri-State through screenings and information will take place Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the hospital&#8217;s campus.</p> The Mary H. Hodges Joint Replacement Program welcomes Jonathon Salava The Herald-Dispatch / 2015 urn:uuid:877e496f-e540-4297-b855-96cb583db0a1 2014-09-08T15:01:28-04:00 <p> The Mary H. Hodges Joint Replacement Program at Cabell Huntington Hospital has once again raised the bar. Jonathon Salava, MD, a fellowship-trained joint replacement surgeon and former orthopedic surgery resident in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, has returned to Cabell Huntington Hospital and Marshall Orthopaedics as a hip replacement and revision surgery specialist.</p>