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Staying Fit as a Family

Discover ways to keep healthy and get everyone involved. When you have kids, it can be difficult to carve out the time to get fit. Multitask your free time by coming up with fun ways to be active as a … Continue reading

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A Few Facts on Organ Donation

Get familiar with organ donation and learn how to save lives. This month is National Donate Life Month. While it may be unsettling to imagine what will happen to your body and organs after you’re deceased, you should consider whether … Continue reading

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5 Tips for Fighting Your Pollen Allergy

Learn how to feel better during allergy season. Pollen allergies can make life miserable in the spring and early summer as trees and grass bloom all over. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 16.9 million Americans experienced … Continue reading

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First Aid Kit Checklist for Parents

Find out what you should have on hand at home for first aid for kids. When it comes to your kids, you want to provide the best care for them. Sometimes this means heading to the Emergency Room when an injury … Continue reading

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3 Ways to Cut Your Risk of Colon Cancer

Find out how you can reduce your risk of colon cancer. It’s National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Colorectal cancer affects 1 in 20 Americans and is the third leading cause of cancer death, according to the American Cancer Society. Do you know … Continue reading

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5 “Health” Foods That Really Aren’t

Find out which foods aren’t as healthy as you thought they were. It's National Nutrition Month. To celebrate, take a hard look at the foods you eat. Are your healthy alternatives really that good for you? Health waters and sports … Continue reading

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Phase 1 of Oak Hill Hospital’s North Tower Expansion Project Is Now Open!

TheĀ  North Tower Phase 1 expansion project here at Oak Hill Hospital is now officially open and admitting patients. Some details on our expansion project: Phase 1 is the completion of the new construction which adds a North Tower to … Continue reading

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What REALLY Causes Heartburn?

Get the facts on acid indigestion and reflux. Heartburn has nothing to do with your heart, but the burning symptoms in the chest and throat may feel like you’re experiencing burning in that area. Unlike heart disease, heartburn has to … Continue reading

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Ear Infections: When is it Time to See an ENT Doctor?

Find out when you should act on chronic ear infections. Ear infections are a common part of childhood. For many young kids, allergy symptoms or a common cold will eventually lead to a secondary ear infection. Find out when you … Continue reading

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Elements of a Heart-Healthy Valentine’s Day Dinner

Celebrate your love and love your heart this Valentine’s Day. Whether you’re celebrating with a sweetheart or not, what better way to celebrate Valentine’s Day than with a heart-healthy meal? Learn how to put together a meal that boosts your … Continue reading

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