Posts tagged mercymedicalcenter
Skin Cancer Risks with Jaymi Doerfler R.N. and Bobbi Freeman R.N.

This week’s episode discusses skin cancer risks and how you can be proactive to protect yourself when you enjoy the sunshine this summer. Do you know what increases your risk for skin cancer? How many times a day do you need to reapply sunscreen? Learn from the experts at Mercy Medical Center for best practices to protect yourself from overexposure and sun damage.

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Dr. Mark Lamielle from Aultman Medical Group Discussing Summer Safety

What is more fun than enjoying the out of doors in the summer? Well it certainly isn’t a visit to the emergency room as a result of an injury. This program is led by Dr. Mark Lamielle and provides great summer safety tips for outdoor activities, summer travel, staying hydrated, and maximizing your fun while minimizing your risks! Take this opportunity to check your medicine cabinet and make sure that you have the basic first aid items to treat those cuts and scrapes and make sure your items are in date. Must have on hand items include band-aids, gauze pads, antibiotic ointment, hydrocortisone cream, pain relievers, and hydrogen peroxide.

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National Stroke Awareness Month with Maria Griffin, CNP, Mercy Medical Center

May marks National Stroke Awareness Month, and this year the spotlight is on the 10 modifiable risk factors that account for 90% of strokes globally.  Hypertension remains the single most important modifiable risk factor, accounting for nearly 48% of strokes. With eight in 10 people experiencing their first stroke having hypertension, getting your blood pressure checked is an important first step in controlling your stroke risk.

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Nicole Selinsky, Diabetes Educator and Registered Dietician from Mercy Medical Center

This Friday edition of Health Matters with The Medicine Center Pharmacy features your Pharmacist Paul White and sitting-in for Compounding-Pharmacist Brad White is Health Matters Radio Show Executive Producer Nancy Wharmby. Nicole Selinsky, Diabetes Educator and Registered Dietician from Mercy Medical Center

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