Tag: ask the experts

Ask the Experts: With youth sports back in action, take care to prevent injuries with these tips from our trauma team

Kids are returning to competitive and recreational sports now that a new school year is underway. Sports can be a positive experience for young athletes, but they can also put them at risk for injury. Our trauma experts have advice for staying healthy and injury-free. With the school year underway, many kids are returning not [...]

2023-09-05T07:14:26-06:00September 13th, 2023|

Ask the Experts: Eating healthy is a first line of defense against a serious diagnosis – here’s how!

A nutritious diet can help you maintain a healthy weight and have more energy...and it can also be an important tool in managing and even preventing serious health conditions. Regional One Health's Medical Nutritional Therapy program helps patients address conditions like diabetes, hypertension, GI disorders and more. Jacqueline Daughtry, RDN, LDN, Manager of Clinical [...]

2023-07-05T07:15:26-06:00August 10th, 2023|

Ask the Experts: Back to school season is here, and it’s up to all of us to protect kids as they head back to class

Mid-South schools are opening up in August, and that means heavier traffic on the roadways, especially around schools. Everyone plays a role in keeping kids safe, whether you're taking your own children to school or heading to work. Do your part by following school zone rules carefully, watching for pedestrians and buses, and leaving plenty [...]

2023-08-08T07:10:16-06:00August 8th, 2023|

It’s summertime, and the grilling can be safe and easy – just follow these tips from our Elvis Presley Trauma Center team!

Part of the lifesaving work our team at the Elvis Presley Trauma Center provides is education the community about important safety information. As the summer heats up, they're turning their attention to backyard barbecues and grilling safety. If you stay vigilant while grilling and follow some simple safety steps, you can stay safe and [...]

2023-06-14T09:32:41-06:00June 14th, 2023|

Ask the Experts: It may be uncomfortable, but don’t shy away from discussing prostate and colorectal cancer symptoms

Prostate cancer and colorectal cancer are two of the most common cancer diagnoses among American men, and they're also the two men are least eager to talk about. It's important to speak up early if you experience symptoms, because screening and treatment are available for both diseases. When caught early, both prostate cancer and colorectal [...]

2023-06-09T08:42:59-06:00June 9th, 2023|

Ask the Experts: For gynecologic cancers, seeing a specialist offers advanced treatment options and better outcomes.

As rates of uterine cancer increase in the United States, it is important for patients to be aware of their risk and potential symptoms. Dr. John O. Schorge, a nationally known expert in the treatment of uterine and other gynecologic cancers, can help patients prevent these conditions and offer the latest treatment options. Seeing specialist [...]

2023-05-23T09:47:01-06:00May 29th, 2023|

“We can end cervical cancer:” With knowledge, screening and vaccination, women can avoid a scary diagnosis

Cervical cancer is entirely preventable - it just takes knowledge, screening and vaccination. Dr. John O. Schorge, a nationally-known leader in the treatment of cervical cancer and other gynecologic cancers, came to Regional One Health to make it easier for women to access the tools they need to prevent a cancer diagnosis. During Women's [...]

2023-05-23T09:56:29-06:00May 23rd, 2023|
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