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The importance of lung cancer screening and how COVID-19 affects the lungs
Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death among men and women. Dr. Joseph Stilwill a board-certified medical oncologist at Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute at HCA Midwest Health talks about lung cancer signs, prevention, technology advances in screening and how COVID-19 affects the lungs. Learn more about lung cancer screening at https://hcamidwest.com/service/lung-cancer
How to stay healthy and safe this holiday season
The holiday season is here! But as COVID-19 continues to spread, we can't let COVID fatigue lower our guard. Dr. Darryl Nelson of Centerpoint Medical Center, part of HCA Midwest Health, talks about how to stay out of the ER during the holidays, including guidance on holiday gatherings, travel and preventing holiday related accidents. Learn more at https://hcamidwest.com/blog/entry/safety-first-this-holiday-season
Breast cancer screenings during the COVID-19 pandemic
Unfortunately, breast cancer screenings are down this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Anne Kobbermann discusses who should get a mammogram and when. Schedule your mammogram today at https://hcamidwest.com/service/mammogram-breast-imaging
A possible twindemic and the importance of a flu shot
Flu season and COVID-19 are about to crash. Dr. Rachel Hailey discusses why getting your flu shot is critical and what to do if you feel sick. Listen to learn more or visit https://hcamidwest.com/service/influenza-flu
Telemedicine during COVID-19
Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, telehealth is even more important. Angie Lucci the HCA Midwest Health division vice president of outreach and telehealth discusses the telemedicine options and how it can help your family.
Don't delay emergency care because of COVID-19
Our physicians are seeing a terrible trend: In light of COVID-19, research and patient data is showing that patients are delay life-saving care due to fears of the COVID – 19 virus.