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“Get the vaccine:” Regional One Health experts say COVID-19 immunizations offer safe, effective path out of pandemic

As COVID-19 vaccination efforts continue, Regional One Health experts are encouraging everyone who qualifies to get their vaccine. They say the products have been proven safe and effective through rigorous study, and the side effects are minimal. If you have questions about whether you should get the vaccine, talk to your health care provider. [...]

2021-04-06T13:11:38-06:00April 7th, 2021|

A swallowing disorder can be dangerous – but a speech-language pathologist can help you resume a safe, more normal diet

While many people think of communication disorders when they think of speech-language pathologists, these medical professionals also help patients with trouble swallowing. Swallowing disorders, or "dysphagia," can include pain, the feeling that something is stuck in the throat, or losing the ability to swallow altogether. Speech-language pathologists can help patients stay safe and return to [...]

2021-04-06T07:24:40-06:00April 6th, 2021|

Speech-language pathologists help patients resume healthy, independent lives by treating communication and swallowing disorders

Speech-language pathologists can help patients with both communication disorders and swallowing disorders. They treat a wide variety of diagnoses, and often work with patients after a stroke or traumatic brain injury, or those with neurological conditions like Parkinson's disease. At Regional One Health, our speech-language pathologists develop individualized treatment plans aimed at achieving each [...]

2021-03-23T08:40:37-06:00March 23rd, 2021|

ONE Club meeting minutes for Wednesday, February 3, 2021

On Wednesday, February 3, 2021, ONE Club held a virtual meeting via Zoom starting at 6 p.m. Joy welcomed us to the 2021 regional one club’s first meeting. New members and reactivated members were welcomed. -Joy turned the meeting over to events chair Amanda Damron. Amanda explained the difficulties of events during Covid but [...]

2021-03-09T15:42:47-06:00March 9th, 2021|

Regional One Health and West Cancer Center partner to provide cancer care at Midtown location

Regional One Health has partnered with West Cancer Center and Research Institute to transition West's Midtown location to a hospital outpatient department of Regional One Health. Now called Regional One Health Cancer Center, the facility offers an exceptional level of care for cancer and benign blood disorders from an experienced team of medical, surgical [...]

2021-03-03T15:13:18-06:00March 3rd, 2021|

When a hand or arm injury impacts quality of life, Certified Hand Therapist Dardhielle Jean can help improve function and reduce pain

Dardhielle Jean, OTR/L, CHT, has joined our Center for Rehabilitative Medicine as a Certified Hand Therapist and Occupational Therapist. Her specialty in hand therapy allows her to help patient recover from injuries and illnesses that impact the hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder. These are complex parts of the body, and hand therapists use specialized [...]

2021-02-10T11:49:22-06:00February 17th, 2021|

Firefighters Burn Center recognizes Burn Awareness Week with education on preventing electrical burns and fires

Burn Awareness Week is February 7-13, and our Firefighters Burn Center is using the opportunity to education the public about preventing electrical burns and fires. Tips include checking wiring, using extension cords properly and always consulting with a licensed electrician if you're having problems. The Burn Center team encourages everyone to use common sense [...]

2021-01-21T15:46:13-06:00February 8th, 2021|

Never ignore signs of cardiovascular disease: Whether you need emergency or preventative care, take your heart health seriously

If you think you or someone around you is having a heart attack, don't delay - seek immediate emergency medical attention. Classic signs to watch for include chest pain, trouble breathing, dizziness and profuse sweating. Some of the more subtle signs include back pain, headache, jaw pain, swelling and cough. Tomisha Byard, a family [...]

2021-02-05T11:09:25-06:00February 5th, 2021|
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