St. Mark’s Hospital Showers the Community with Baby Items

Video: Community Baby Shower 2014 On Tuesday, July 1, St. Mark’s Hospital held a Community Baby Shower event where we presented four local charities with an impressive amount of much-needed donations. ...

5 Often Forgotten Supplies to Include in Your Home First Aid Kit

If someone asked you what supplies should be include in a home first aid kit, what come to mind? You can probably list the basics right away: bandages, gauze, medical ...

4 Steps to Getting Healthy and Staying Healthy in Your Young Adult Years

Many young people think of their twenties and early thirties as a giant party—with a little school or work mixed in. But here’s what most people don’t consider: the young ...

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Finding a New Doctor: Must-Ask Questions for Your New Physician

These days, it’s not uncommon for people to switch doctors. Whether you’ve ...

Staying Smart about Prostate Cancer

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, and our team at St. Mark’s ...

Five Diet Myths Exposed

From detoxing to gluten free, there are a lot of diets out ...

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The ABCs of Pregnancy Information

High five—you’re having a baby! After the initial celebration, it’s time to roll up your sleeves and study. Yes, study. After all, there’s a lot that you need to know about pregnancy. Just like your baby will one day learn the alphabet, you can use the same tool to learn these ABCs of pregnancy information. [...]

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Preventing Skin Cancer in Men

  Cancer is scary. Melanoma, a skin cancer, might be a cancer that seems not-so-scary. Usually, we hear about melanoma affecting women who are addicted to tanning. But, young men are actually at risk as well. In reality, melanoma is not only the most serious form of skin cancer, it’s also the cancer most likely [...]

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How To Stay Healthy After 50: Five Great Tips

50: it’s a powerful number. You might be starting to feel your age in some ways. Other days you may look at yourself and think: I feel great. Either way, as you age it’s important to take close care of yourself so that you can stay around for another 50 years, hopefully, and remain as [...]

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When to Call 911 Instead of Driving to the Emergency Room

Your loved one is walking up the stairs to your home when suddenly—OUCH!—she misses a step. Her ankle swells to three times its normal size. So what do you do—call 911? Or drive her to the Emergency Department? If you’re not sure or at all hesitant about driving, call 911. Why? Because if you move [...]

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Facts about the HPV Vaccine

Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) can be hard to talk about. The stigma makes it taboo, despite how often people are infected. One in particular is especially common: About 79 million Americans are currently infected with Human Papillomavirus (HPV)—making it the most common STI. If you’re sexually active, you could be at risk. HPV spreads through [...]

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