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’s order.
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.
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.
Seniors 50 and older competed in pickleball, the WV 5K Championship and Track and Field events.
• 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.
• Sunscreen can be applied to toddlers and infants 6 months or older on the ears, neck, cheeks, and areas not covered by clothing
• 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.
Less than one month after completing the area’s first outpatient total knee replacement, the team at Cabell Huntington Hospital’s Mary H. Hodges Joint Replacement Center has completed its first outpatient total hip surgery.
Gala benefitted two great initiatives of The Foundation — Kids in Motion and the St. Mary’s Hospitality House
St. Mary’s The Total Woman program will host its third annual Girls Night Out Thursday, Oct. 2 at 6 p.m. at St. Mary’s Conference Center, 2825 Fifth Ave. in Huntington. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m.
SeniorFest, Cabell Huntington Hospital’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’s campus.
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.