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A hub for Marshall Medical Centers events and information.

Volunteers give a lot, and they receive even more

Thu, Sep 6, 2018 at 03:00 PM

Betty Hendrix tells GoldCare group about the rewards of volunteering, at the hospital and elsewhere.

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He grew corn and cotton on the land where Marshall South sits today

Tue, Aug 28, 2018 at 08:00 AM

Earl Hedgepeth recalls the excitement the new hospital created for the local Sand Mountain community.

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Roseanne Jones named Healthcare Hero by quality of life group

Thu, Aug 23, 2018 at 03:00 PM

Recognition comes during National Health Center Week.

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Art therapy offers a fun, creative break for cancer survivors

Fri, Aug 17, 2018 at 03:00 PM

High school art teacher and students share the simple joy of painting with breast cancer support group.

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Local newspaper continues support of Marshall Cancer Care Center

Wed, Aug 8, 2018 at 04:00 PM

The Sand Mountain Reporter and its parent company, Southern Newspapers, have once again provided important financial support to the center.

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Hospital volunteer work a good head start for scholarship winners

Thu, Aug 2, 2018 at 05:00 PM

Winners of annual Marshall North Auxiliary scholarships enjoyed a real-world introduction to their medical careers.

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15 Ways To Keep Cool When It's Hot

Fri, Jul 27, 2018 at 08:00 AM

When the temps soar, these basic reminders can actually be lifesavers for both people and pets.

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Seniors learn they are important donors for a healthy blood supply

Sun, Jul 22, 2018 at 06:00 PM

Diabetes? Blood thinners? Seniors can often give blood even with common issue that come with aging.

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Marshall Medical-Huntsville Hospital agreement to benefit both health systems

Wed, Jul 18, 2018 at 01:30 PM

Affiliation to facilitate $110 million investment in Marshall County healthcare.

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Steve King leaves TherapyPlus after a quarter century

Mon, Jul 9, 2018 at 07:00 AM

Steve King was instrumental in developing a high level of physical therapy services for Marshall County and nearby areas.

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Make safety Rule 1 when you enjoy fireworks on the 4th

Mon, Jul 2, 2018 at 07:00 PM

Most everyone loves fireworks, but be sure and follow these rules for safety to ensure a good time with no injuries.

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Nice guys at work, barbarians on the weekend

Thu, Jun 28, 2018 at 06:45 PM

Marshall Medical employees enjoyed the Barbarians Challenge, and credit TherapyPlus workouts for keeping them in shape for event.

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Marshall South Labor & Delivery nurse voted Best by newspaper's readers

Wed, Jun 20, 2018 at 08:00 AM

Jennifer Peppers loves her work being the first to welcome new members to our community.

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Babysitter's Bootcamp gives sitters a fun education

Thu, Jun 14, 2018 at 12:00 PM

Marshall Medical-Red Cross partnership teaches kids how to make babysitting fun and safe.

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Excellent care and many advancements available for local wound treatment

Tue, Jun 5, 2018 at 10:55 AM

Alabama’s Wound Care Awareness Week offers a chance to learn about local resources for this important healthcare topic.

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From Natchez to Nashville — Cycliad rider raising money for Cancer Care Center

Thu, May 31, 2018 at 05:10 PM

Third year for drug rep to cycle for Marshall Medical.

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Marshall Medical receives two American Heart Association awards
 for stroke treatment

Mon, May 14, 2018 at 05:28 PM

Awards recognize Marshall Medical’s commitment to quality stroke care.

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141-year-old well reflects community's homestead history at Marshall South location

Tue, May 8, 2018 at 09:55 AM

The "Wells well" near TherapyPlus South was hand-dug in 1877, and it's now preserved thanks to efforts of local family member.

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Students describe their experience at graduation from countywide leadership program

Sat, May 5, 2018 at 06:23 PM

MCYL offered 37 students a look at the opportunities leadership provides in many different professions.

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Former banker learned to appreciate importance of local healthcare resources.

Sat, Apr 28, 2018 at 10:20 AM

Nancy Stewart tells GoldCare 55+ group how her experiences benefitted her, and the whole community.

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Marshall Wound Healing Center receives national award for clinical excellence

Mon, Apr 23, 2018 at 05:15 PM

Center boasts excellent patient satisfaction levels for third consecutive year.

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TherapyPlus South regulars lose to win in statewide competition

Wed, Apr 18, 2018 at 06:45 AM

Dave Bischoff and Jim Lawley took the challenge and teamed up to collect $1,000 in Scale Back Alabama.

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Retired as longest serving physician, Dr. Andy Finlay is now hospital volunteer.

Mon, Apr 16, 2018 at 07:25 AM

Now he's just "Andy" to everyone he helps and he's enjoying every minute of it.

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Hospital employees help students prepare for job interviews

Tue, Apr 10, 2018 at 08:35 AM

Marshall Technical School program geared toward special needs students.

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Fifth graders enjoy a fun lesson in growing up at SmartStart program

Fri, Mar 30, 2018 at 04:25 PM

Boys and girls learn about the changes they are going through.

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Foundation provides special way to honor your favorite physician

Wed, Mar 28, 2018 at 02:18 PM

March 30 is Doctors’ Day 2018, and a reminder of Marshall County’s dedicated physicians.

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Diabetes Management Classes help reduce complications from disease

Fri, Mar 23, 2018 at 04:45 PM

Living with diabetes is easier when patients take charge of their health with education and healthy habits.

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Job Shadowing shines a light on healthcare careers for GHS students.

Wed, Mar 14, 2018 at 03:00 PM

High school program offers students opportunity to go behind the scenes at Marshall Medical.

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Healthy eating is good eating with these fun, delicious dishes from Chef Joe

Wed, Mar 7, 2018 at 08:30 PM

Heart Healthy Cooking Class entertains while it educates with a fun take on new ingredients.

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Full year without catheter-associated UTIs is cause for celebration at Marshall Medical

Fri, Mar 2, 2018 at 08:05 AM

Both hospitals reach important milestones in reducing risk of urinary tract infections.

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New clubs motivate seniors to get moving, stay healthier

Tue, Feb 20, 2018 at 01:35 PM

GoldCare 55+ introduces two fun, new ways to encourage seniors to stay active.

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Cardio Rehab helps you take charge of your heart health

Thu, Feb 15, 2018 at 12:10 PM

National Cardiac Rehabilitation Week brings a good reminder with live-saving tips and advice.

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New Medicare cards have no Social Security number – what you need to know

Thu, Feb 1, 2018 at 04:30 PM

New cards aimed at reducing identity theft among seniors.

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Marshall Medical IT experts help seniors stay safe on the Internet

Tue, Jan 30, 2018 at 05:21 PM

Seniors learn basic precautions that go a long way toward protecting personal data.

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Three new hires set a Project SEARCH record

Mon, Jan 29, 2018 at 05:23 AM

Unique internship program is a win-win for the employees and Marshall Medical.

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Nutrition is vital for cancer survivors – and cancer prevention, too

Wed, Jan 10, 2018 at 12:56 PM

Marshall Medical dietician provides great tips at L.I.F.E. support group.

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It's finally warmer - a good time to prepare for the next winter blast

Fri, Jan 5, 2018 at 04:10 PM

The recent deep freeze is finally over, but don't get complacent about the next time the temperature drops.

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SmartStart gives fifth-graders a fun way to learn about puberty

Thu, Dec 28, 2017 at 02:40 PM

Almost 200 Boaz fifth-graders learned that it's smart - and fun - to learn about the changes they're going through.

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From teen employee to retirement - 55 years at Marshall Medical

Tue, Dec 19, 2017 at 08:55 AM

Sue Brock is retiring from Marshall South after more than five decades of service

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Professional etiquette? Students learn life skills in leadership program

Wed, Dec 13, 2017 at 03:00 PM

From setting a table to social media behavior, local students learn importance of basic life skills.

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EMA drill shows hospitals are ready for winter weather emergency

Wed, Dec 6, 2017 at 05:00 PM

With winter on the way, emergency drill confirms Marshall Medical's preparedness for a weather emergency.

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Cancer patients learn to Look Good, Feel Better after treatments

Fri, Dec 1, 2017 at 04:34 PM

Support group makes a big difference for local cancer survivors

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Low Dose CT Scan for lung cancer detection is saving lives

Mon, Nov 20, 2017 at 08:35 AM

This simple 15-minute procedure can offer dramatic life-saving benefits.

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Germ warfare: Students get lesson in the importance of hand-washing

Tue, Nov 14, 2017 at 09:20 AM

Students learn the importance of a simple act like hand-washing to maintaining good health.

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10 tips to eating well with diabetes

Mon, Nov 6, 2017 at 09:10 AM

Living with diabetes doesn't mean you can't enjoy good food.

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Project SEARCH expanded with three more rotations added at Marshall Medical

Wed, Nov 1, 2017 at 06:00 AM

Tech nerd? That's a compliment to one Project SEARCH achiever

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Working while you sleep - the life of a Sleep Tech

Mon, Oct 30, 2017 at 05:00 PM

We take you behind the scenes at the Sleep Center for Sleep Tech Appreciation Week

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Breast cancer survivors working to help patients get through treatment.

Wed, Oct 25, 2017 at 03:50 PM

Cancer center patients benefit from the unique perspective offered by survivor employees and volunteers.

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Healthy cooking with a taste of New Orleans

Fri, Oct 20, 2017 at 03:20 PM

Chef Joseph Vance demonstrates how good health and good flavor come together at Marshall Medical's Healthy Cooking class.

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Fight with your hands - in the war against drug resistant bacteria

Fri, Oct 13, 2017 at 11:00 AM

Everyone can fight drug resistant bacteria by using them the right way

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Teach children good sleep habits early so they can learn in school

Mon, Oct 9, 2017 at 12:00 AM

Get them in a routine!

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Homeschoolers laugh with doctor while learning about heart.

Fri, Sep 8, 2017 at 12:00 AM

Homeschoolers got a science lesson on the heart from a doctor, but with all the giggles and snickers you would think he was a comedian.

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Alabama's struggle to treat its mentally ill

Sat, Aug 26, 2017 at 12:00 AM

It’s a sad state of affairs for mental health in Alabama.

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Clearing up confusion about hospice and palliative care

Thu, Aug 10, 2017 at 12:00 AM

Many people are confused when it comes to hospice care – what it offers, when it should be used and where the care is delivered.

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Chef brings New Orleans flair and healthy heart cooking classes to South

Wed, Aug 2, 2017 at 12:00 AM

Joseph Vance was still a teenager when his enthusiasm for cooking prompted his training manager to point him to a career in food.

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What to wear and what NOT to wear to your mammogram

Tue, Aug 1, 2017 at 12:00 AM

No one enjoys a mammogram, but there are things you can do to make your screening easier and more comfortable for you and your mammographer.

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Relief from cancer-related exhaustion may come from a walk around the block

Tue, Jul 18, 2017 at 12:00 AM

As if cancer weren’t bad enough, chemotherapy treatments leave patients with a crippling fatigue.

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3D mammograms now available at both Marshall North and South

Thu, Jul 13, 2017 at 12:00 AM

Faye Marion is a firm believer in getting an annual mammogram

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Why It's Crucial to Plan Ahead

Tue, Jun 20, 2017 at 12:00 AM

No one wants to think about the end of life, but everyone should.

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9 Steps to prepare for an effective visit with your doctor

Tue, Jun 20, 2017 at 12:00 AM

Do your homework!

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Volunteer aspiring to become a doctor

Wed, Jun 14, 2017 at 12:00 AM

At 23 years old, Natalie Weaver already has more than 300 hours of volunteering in healthcare settings under her belt.

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Program teaches job skills that lead to jobs

Tue, May 23, 2017 at 12:00 AM

Project SEARCH students were on top of the world Friday as they officially graduated from the program.

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ABC's of what to watch for with Melanoma

Tue, May 16, 2017 at 12:00 AM

May is Skin Cancer Awareness month

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A quick way to recognize stroke symptoms

Tue, May 9, 2017 at 12:00 AM

May is Stroke Awareness month

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Marshall Medical educating staff and patients about proper use of antibiotics

Tue, Apr 25, 2017 at 12:00 AM

Healthcare providers are being more careful in prescribing antibiotics to patients.

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What is rheumatology really?

Fri, Apr 21, 2017 at 12:00 AM

Not just an "arthritis doctor"

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Dogs make great therapists

Wed, Apr 12, 2017 at 12:00 AM

Not all therapists are the two-legged kind.

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3D mammograms now available at both Marshall North and South

Mon, Apr 10, 2017 at 12:00 AM

Marshall Medical Centers is committed to offering the best and latest healthcare to its patients.

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How to detect depression symptoms

Thu, Apr 6, 2017 at 12:00 AM

World Health Day 2017 shines a light on depression

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New hyperbaric oxygen chambers installed at Marshall Wound Healing Center

Thu, Apr 6, 2017 at 12:00 AM

Under hyperbaric conditions, oxygen is transported throughout the body to speed healing.

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Cardiologist, with help from mobile device, detected serious irregular heartbeat

Tue, Apr 4, 2017 at 12:00 AM

Gwen Sibert is grateful to her cardiologist and her mobile devices

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Woman survives blocked ‘widower maker’ to live a healthier life

Wed, Mar 22, 2017 at 12:00 AM

Patricia Williams learned the hard way that time is critical when a heart attack hits.

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Heart attack led to education on cardiac care available in county

Mon, Mar 6, 2017 at 12:00 AM

It was their dog Lulu that clued in Mary Denham that something was not right with her husband one fateful morning.

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All Project SEARCH interns hired months before internship ends

Fri, Mar 3, 2017 at 12:00 AM

Two by Marshall South!

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How to recognize warning signs of strokes

Wed, Mar 1, 2017 at 12:00 AM

The quicker you call 911, the better

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How Cardiac Rehab Changed One Man's Life

Thu, Feb 16, 2017 at 12:00 AM

John Sherrick knows why he has had two heart attacks, two bypasses and open heart surgery.

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Problems plague feet but podiatrists can treat

Thu, Feb 2, 2017 at 12:00 AM

There are two new podiatrists in Marshall County.

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How to Tell if You Have PTSD

Thu, Jan 26, 2017 at 12:00 AM

Cancer survivors commonly get PTSD.

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Volunteers needed at both hospitals to give exceptional customer service

Tue, Jan 24, 2017 at 12:00 AM

Marshall Medical North and South each have their own Volunteer Auxiliary whose members can be seen buzzing around the hospitals in their bright pink smocks.

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Hi-tech ‘dummy’ to help teach nursing skills

Wed, Jan 18, 2017 at 12:00 AM

The latest training tool at Marshall Medical Centers is no dummy.

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There’s more to cancer care than chemo—there’s L.I.F.E.

Thu, Jan 12, 2017 at 12:00 AM

Rita Smith survived cancer, but it wasn’t just medical treatments that saved her.

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Student got an early Christmas present – a job

Fri, Jan 6, 2017 at 12:00 AM

Edwards is the newest employee at Marshall Medical Centers

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Joint Commission awards MMC favorable review

Thu, Dec 15, 2016 at 12:00 AM

The purpose of the Joint Commission survey process is to continuously improve healthcare for the public.

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Students get a big dose of professionalism

Fri, Dec 9, 2016 at 12:00 AM

From business clothes to proper manners and polished interview skills.

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Marshall Medical’s ambulance system wins award for second time

Tue, Nov 29, 2016 at 12:00 AM

They have earned the 2016 Mission: Lifeline® EMS Silver Level Recognition Award.

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Sunrise Café signifies new beginning for hospital cafeteria

Tue, Oct 18, 2016 at 12:00 AM

“We’ll have made-to-order offerings daily,” Executive Chef Jennifer James said.

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5 tips to help you fight chemobrain

Wed, Oct 12, 2016 at 12:00 AM

Chemobrain—the brain fog that 75% of people report during cancer treatment and 35% report after treatment.

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Pillows for patients have ‘love’ built in

Thu, Oct 6, 2016 at 12:00 AM

Albertville Primary students delivered some handmade ‘love’ to patients at the Marshall Cancer Care Center this week.

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Why do hospitals have foundations?

Tue, Sep 20, 2016 at 12:00 AM

Many people don’t know that Marshall Medical Centers is a community-owned, not-for-profit hospital system.

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How to recognize and prevent strokes

Fri, Sep 16, 2016 at 12:00 AM

The numbers are scary.

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How genomic sequencing is changing the future of medical care

Thu, Sep 8, 2016 at 12:00 AM

Thanks to ground-breaking genetic research being done at the HudsonAlpha Institute in Huntsville, the future of medical care is rapidly changing.

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Two simple things you can do to fight off depression and dementia

Fri, Aug 19, 2016 at 12:00 AM

Marshall Medical psychiatrist Rachel Pope schooled senior citizens about depression and dementia, explaining the difference between the two and how to avoid both.

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Project Literacy volunteers prepare to help kids master reading

Wed, Aug 17, 2016 at 12:00 AM

Employees from Marshall Medical Centers and other businesses in Marshall County spent Tuesday training for a volunteer program aimed at improving the literacy rate in local schools.

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Medicaid cuts will affect each of us - funding is essential

Fri, Aug 12, 2016 at 02:30 PM

When state lawmakers begin a special session on Monday, August 15 to find additional revenue for Alabama coffers, the most pressing need they face is funding Medicaid, according to experts in state and local healthcare systems.

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Incontinence in women: why you shouldn't be embarrassed

Fri, Aug 5, 2016 at 12:00 AM

You probably know that urinary incontinence is when you accidentally leak urine.

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Nurses get an extra hand to teach blood pressure checks

Thu, Jul 14, 2016 at 12:00 AM

Instructors teaching new nurses how to take care of hospital patients just got an extra hand in the classroom, literally.

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Stroke victim saved from negative effects by teleneurology

Fri, Jul 8, 2016 at 12:00 AM

Beverly Ann Ivey is living proof that a network linking hospitals to neurologists makes a huge difference in how much damage results from a stroke.

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Stroke victim first in Alabama to use new technology to walk again

Thu, Jul 7, 2016 at 12:00 AM

Billy Lemaster is living proof of a new technology that has kickstarted his ability to walk again after suffering two strokes.

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Kids learn that germs are everywhere!

Wed, Jul 6, 2016 at 12:00 AM

Germs are everywhere! Our best defense against them is to wash our hands.

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Prostate cancer survivor explains why you need a PSA test

Fri, Jun 24, 2016 at 12:00 AM

George Thorne can’t think of a better time than Men’s Health Month to encourage men to get the simple test for prostate cancer.

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Larger, quieter MRI means better images

Fri, Jun 17, 2016 at 02:00 AM

A new MRI just installed at Marshall North is more comfortable for patients because it is roomier and quieter.

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Hospital helps students become scientists for a day

Fri, Jun 17, 2016 at 12:00 AM

Marshall Medical Centers helped make scientists out of 20 students attending English Learners Camp this week.

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12 Things you can do to help prevent elder abuse

Wed, Jun 15, 2016 at 12:00 AM

June 15 is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day.

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Program for seniors gives freedom to travel without trouble

Tue, Jun 14, 2016 at 12:00 AM

Frances Foust loves to travel, but she isn’t so crazy about working out all the details required to go on a trip.

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From karate to cancer: the profile of a fighter

Mon, Jun 6, 2016 at 12:00 AM

Gladys Holley has two black belts but she faced the fight of her life in knocking out a wound that would not heal.

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What lung nodules are and what sneaky thing causes them

Fri, May 20, 2016 at 12:00 AM

The high occurrence of ‘spots on the lung’ in Marshall County prompted Marshall Medical Centers to open a clinic to treat lung nodules one year ago so residents could get diagnosis and treatment within 48 hours of a diagnosis.

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Project SEARCH students celebrate graduation

Wed, May 18, 2016 at 12:00 AM

The graduation of nine Project SEARCH students drew a big celebration at Marshall Medical Centers.

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Cancer Survivors Dinner offers hope

Tue, May 17, 2016 at 12:00 AM

Marshall Cancer Care’s annual dinner for survivors is always bittersweet.

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Why a regular pap test can mean life or death for women

Fri, May 13, 2016 at 12:00 AM

The purpose of a pap smear is to check for cervical cancer or pre-cancerous cells.

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Why can’t you sleep?

Fri, May 13, 2016 at 12:00 AM

Not being able to sleep is a serious problem with serious consequences, and you shouldn't resign yourself to a lifetime of feeling tired.

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Breast cancer risk factors and how you can detect it early

Thu, May 12, 2016 at 12:00 AM

It can never be said too many times – early detection is the best tool we have in fighting cancer.

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What are hormone therapy pellets, and do you need one?

Wed, May 11, 2016 at 12:00 AM

Many women are more energetic and sleeping better thanks to a hormone therapy that implants pellets into the body.

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Menopause: how you will feel and what you can do about it

Tue, May 10, 2016 at 12:00 AM

Usually the people around you notice the signs of menopause before you do.

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Depression in women: unexpected causes and what you can do to help

Mon, May 9, 2016 at 12:00 AM

“Many people struggle with depression. It is not a sign of weakness. Don’t worry about being singled out for not being a good wife or a good mother. Treatment will help you engage in life.”

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What you need to know to protect yourself from skin cancer

Fri, May 6, 2016 at 12:00 AM

Skin cancer is by far the most common form of cancer – more than breast, lung and colon cancer combined.

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Women's health: What you need to know to take care of you

Mon, May 2, 2016 at 12:00 AM

Mother’s Day kicks off National Women’s Health Week and National Women’s Screening Day, reminding women that their health is important.

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Marshall Medical first hospitals in country to have 4K surgical systems

Wed, Apr 27, 2016 at 12:00 AM

New monitors installed in operating rooms at Marshall Medical North and South – which are the first hospitals in the United States to own the Olympus medical monitors – allow surgeons to see blood vessels, tissue and organs better than ever before.

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Project SEARCH intern becomes employee in Marshall South cafeteria

Fri, Apr 22, 2016 at 12:00 AM

“I can’t believe I’m getting to do this,” she says. “I love it. I’ve come out of my shell.”

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New technology to help stroke victims

Thu, Apr 14, 2016 at 12:00 AM

What if a neurologist could appear next to a stroke victim right when help is needed most?

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She quit and you can too: 6 tips to help you quit smoking

Tue, Mar 15, 2016 at 03:20 PM

Quitting smoking is hard, but Amber Greenhaw did it three years ago. She is still smoke-free today. For those still struggling with quitting, Amber outlined a few ways she was able to quit smoking for good.

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9 Tips for parents to ensure their children get enough sleep

Tue, Mar 1, 2016 at 12:00 AM

Preschoolers that get the right amount of sleep are less irritable and have better attention spans.

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What you can do for your heart

Tue, Feb 16, 2016 at 08:00 AM

We know that February is all about hearts. But February also is American Heart Month.

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Heart Disease is Preventable – Here’s How

Mon, Feb 15, 2016 at 08:00 AM

Marshall Medical cardiologist Dr. Kathleen Evans walked a group of seniors step-by-step through simple ways of keeping their hearts healthy with easy lifestyle changes.

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Two sisters, two babies, two hours apart at Marshall North

Wed, Jan 27, 2016 at 10:00 AM

Talk about coincidences – Two sisters having two babies two hours apart. Grandma will never be the same.

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Seniors: Find a fun form of exercise and stick with it

Thu, Jan 21, 2016 at 12:00 AM

Seniors should find a fun way to get in shape and stick with it so they feel good and are less likely to get injured, according to Marshall Medical’s wellness guru.

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This month celebrate lifesavers who donate blood

Mon, Jan 18, 2016 at 12:00 AM

In January we honor those who literally give of themselves to save the lives of others. They are blood donors.

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Doctors give MCYL students a peek inside the world of medicine

Wed, Jan 13, 2016 at 12:00 AM

Juniors from high schools all over Marshall County were treated to a glimpse into a doctor’s world as they toured a local hospital and chatted with physicians.

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Lose weight, break world record.

Tue, Jan 5, 2016 at 08:00 AM

How’s this for a New Year’s resolution: lose weight and help break a Guinness World Record? That’s exactly what Scale Back Alabama would like to happen in its 2016 annual weight loss challenge.

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Project SEARCH student goes from intern to employee.

Fri, Dec 18, 2015 at 12:00 AM

Cheyenne Tarbox got a big surprise Friday. To celebrate her new job at Marshall North, her family and co-workers threw her a party.

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Looking forward to even better healthcare

Thu, Dec 17, 2015 at 12:00 AM

As another year approaches its end we tend to reflect on the past and to ponder the future, especially the coming new year.

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Students discover career paths thanks to Project SEARCH and Marshall Medical Centers.

Fri, Dec 11, 2015 at 12:00 AM

Kayla Hodges suddenly has a career path opening up ahead of her. The DAR graduate is well on her way to a job in healthcare rather than having to stay in fast-food work. Her promising future is thanks to Project SEARCH, which links special needs students with employers, such as Marshall Medical Centers.

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Youth leadership class learns about professional dress, manners

Fri, Dec 11, 2015 at 12:00 AM

Marshall County Youth Leadership students practiced their best manners during a formal lunch served at the Guntersville Museum on Wednesday.

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Lung Cancer Awareness month hits home for nurse

Mon, Nov 30, 2015 at 12:00 AM

This testimonial is from Erin Beasley, RN and Clinical Nurse Manager of the Marshall Pain Clinic. Her mother, Pat Harvey, was getting routine treatment for COPD when her doctor went above and beyond the routine, resulting in the discovery of two cancers growing in her lung.

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Governor’s task force recommends expanding Medicaid

Fri, Nov 20, 2015 at 12:00 AM

A task force appointed by Gov. Robert Bentley today recommended that the governor and the Legislature find a way to provide health insurance for Alabamians without coverage.

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Rural Health Week in Alabama

Mon, Nov 16, 2015 at 12:00 AM

Governor Robert Bentley has proclaimed the week of November 16 through 20 as “Rural Health Week” in Alabama.

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Mountain Lakes Resort Provides Fun and Funds

Fri, Nov 13, 2015 at 12:00 AM

Classic cars, great people, a pink pumpkin named Eddie and A LOT of money – to the tune of $1,350 to be exact.

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First graders learn from birthing pumpkins

Wed, Oct 28, 2015 at 12:00 AM

Guntersville Elementary School’s first graders spent the day having babies – pumpkin babies, that is.

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Laughing, encouraging despite breast cancer battle

Tue, Oct 20, 2015 at 12:00 AM

Cynthia Davis just finished treatment for a rare type of aggressive breast cancer. Odds are it will return. She also is dealing with a divorce, has no job and is broke.

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High school students must fight through challenges to become leaders

Tue, Oct 20, 2015 at 12:00 AM

High schoolers were challenged to walk a high-wire, climb through a giant spider web and to navigate an obstacle course all to test their leadership skills.

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Quitline provides free help for quitting tobacco

Thu, Oct 1, 2015 at 12:00 AM

With the 25 cent per package tax increase on cigarettes in Alabama, now is a perfect time to stop using tobacco.

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Youth Leaderships starts new year, new students

Fri, Sep 11, 2015 at 12:00 AM

A new crop of future leaders in Marshall County started their training September 9.

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State Chief Health Officer warns of health killers

Fri, Sep 11, 2015 at 12:00 AM

Alabama’s chief health officer told a crowd of Marshall County residents at the Lake Guntersville Chamber of Commerce Annual Healthcare Breakfast that two killers attacking the state are smoking and obesity.

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Marshall Medical training ground for future doctors

Wed, Jul 29, 2015 at 12:00 AM

Alabama is in critical condition when it comes to having enough doctors to serve the population.

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TherapyPlus employee named Trainer of the Year

Mon, Jul 13, 2015 at 12:00 AM

When Keith Britton was selected as Trainer of the Year by the Sand Mountain Reporter, he didn’t win by a nose. It was a landslide.

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TherapyPlus Member of the Month – Tabatha Hopper

Mon, Jun 15, 2015 at 12:00 AM

A long time ago, my dad told me a story about him growing up on the farm.

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GHS student’s essay about Vietnam visit earns $500 scholarship

Wed, Jun 3, 2015 at 12:00 AM

Guntersville High graduate Jessica Hoang is the winner of a $500 scholarship from Marshall Medical Centers to help finance her trip to national HOSA competition this summer.

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Only surviving original employee is proud of hospital

Wed, May 13, 2015 at 12:00 AM

Calvin Gwen Hudgins went to work at the Boaz-Albertville Hospital in 1956 when it was only a few weeks old.

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See your medical information on Marshall Medical’s Patient Portal

Mon, Apr 20, 2015 at 12:00 AM

Tony Sorcic is the kind of guy who likes to stay up on the latest things.

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10 Marathon training tips you can use to train safely

Mon, Mar 30, 2015 at 12:00 AM

Running a marathon can be one of the most rewarding experiences of a runner’s life.

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Marshall Medical Centers on 100 SafeCare Hospitals list

Mon, Mar 23, 2015 at 12:00 AM

Marshall Medical Centers has earned a place on the list of “100 SafeCare” hospitals in the country delivering the finest level of care.

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The 700 Club films at Marshall Medical for inspirational broadcast

Thu, Mar 12, 2015 at 12:00 AM

Vanessa Crosson is a big believer in turning a negative into a positive.

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New clinic will help in early detection of lung cancer

Tue, Mar 3, 2015 at 12:00 AM

The opening of a new medical clinic in Marshall County this week offers faster diagnosis of spots that could be early lung cancer.

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