Everyone knows someone who buys into urban legends with the enthusiasm of a conspiracy theorist. Or maybe it’s something you read on the internet that stuck, despite your best ...
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We’re pleased to announce The Joint Commission has recognized St. Mark’s Hospital as a 2013 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures ®. St. Mark’s Hospital has been recognized for its excellence in accountability measure performance shown to improve care for certain conditions and is one of only 1,244 hospitals in the United States to achieve [...]
Thanksgiving, YAY! Food, friends, and family-it’s one of the best days of the year. The day after, though…sometimes that’s not such a great day. That’s when too many people wake up with regret; Well, with a little bit of help, you can enjoy a holiday that is traditionally abundant with calorie=rich foods – with no [...]
The American Diabetes Association (ADA) reported in that in 2013, 29.1 million Americans had diabetes, but 8.1 million of those were undiagnosed. There were also 86 million Americans with pre-diabetes. Many adults do not know they have a problem and many more may not even know of the term “pre-diabetes.” What is pre-diabetes? Pre-diabetes is [...]
In 2014, an estimated 159, 260 people will die of lung cancer. Lung cancer is by far the leading cause of cancer-related deaths among both men and women. Each year, more people die of lung cancer than of colon, breast and prostate cancers combined. In honor of Lung Cancer Awareness Month, take advantage of this [...]
Diabetes is tricky because even before you notice symptoms, high blood sugar can damage parts of your body. So, why wait until you recognize the symptoms? Be proactive and find out your blood sugar levels before they become problematic—this could save you a lot of trouble in the future! To find out if you have [...]