News and Events2017-05-03T07:36:57-06:00

“The answer is to get vaccinated:” Regional One Health experts discuss how to combat surge in COVID-19 cases

COVID-19 cases are on the rise again in Shelby County, in large part due to the Delta variant, which accounts for over 90 percent of new cases. Experts are imploring everyone who is eligible to get vaccinated against the virus to protect themselves and others. Dr. Martin Croce, Regional One Health Chief Medical Officer, said the vaccines are highly safe and effective and are proving durable against the new variants. COVID-19 is once again [...]

July 29th, 2021|

Drink up! Staying hydrated prevents medical emergencies and promotes overall health

A lot of people struggle with staying well hydrated, and Regional One Health's clinical nutrition team is here to help. Proper hydration helps the body feel, function and even look better, and prevents medical emergencies like heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Make sure you're drinking the appropriate amount of fluids for your body's needs, and always aim to hydrate before you start to feel thirsty. Many factors play a role in good health, and [...]

July 21st, 2021|

Menopause 101: Here’s what women need to know about this natural stage of life

Menopause is a natural stage of a woman's life, and one she can spend many years in: a woman's average life expectancy is 84, and the average onset of menopause is 51 or 52. Therefore, it is important to seek health care that allows you to maximize quality of life during menopause.  Regional One Health offers a unique Menopause Care Practice featuring Certified Menopause Practitioners who can help women make decisions that improve their [...]

July 14th, 2021|

Ask the Experts: It’s easy and tasty to add more healthy fruits and vegetables to your diet

Regional One Health's clinical nutrition team helps patients make simple dietary changes that can go a long way toward managing disease and improving overall wellbeing. One of those changes is encouraging patients to eat more fruits and vegetables. They're offering simple tips for incorporating more of these healthy foods into your daily meals. Most people know that eating fruits and vegetables is good for you. But what if you’re having a hard time getting [...]

July 7th, 2021|

Women aren’t doomed to weak bones as they age – your provider can help you stay strong and reduce fracture risk

Our Transitioning Through Menopause support group provides women evidence-based information to make good decisions about their health. Experts recently addressed bone health, which is a big concern for women as they enter menopause due to dropping estrogen levels. An experienced provider can help you make lifestyle changes and, if necessary, find medications to strengthen your bones and reduce your risk of fractures. Women start to lose bone mass in their 30s, but that doesn’t [...]

June 30th, 2021|

Ask the Experts: If you want to get more exercise, making gradual and realistic changes is the way to go

Regional One Health's clinical nutrition team works with patients on making lifestyle changes that help manage chronic conditions and improve overall health through proper nutrition. Healthy physical activity is also important, and they're reaching out with tips on how to implement exercise into your daily life. Fitting exercise into a busy schedule may sound intimidating, but experts say there are easy ways to get healthy physical activity – and your body will thank you [...]

June 23rd, 2021|

Ask the Experts: Should I try hormone therapy for my menopause symptoms?

Hormone therapy helps with the symptoms of menopause because it addresses the falling estrogen levels that are causing issues. It's a complex topic and requires a careful conversation with your provider. Regional One Health's certified menopause practitioners have expertise in treating menopausal women and can help you navigate whether hormone therapy is right for you. Hormone therapy has proven effective in treating many symptoms of menopause. Still, it’s a complex topic that requires careful [...]

June 16th, 2021|

Family medicine physician Dr. Richard Kyle Hayes joins Harbor of Health to provide patient-driven primary care

Dr. Richard Kyle Hayes, a Memphis native and board-certified family medicine physician, recently joined the team at Regional One Health's Harbor of Health. Dr. Hayes takes a patient-centered, individualized approach to providing care. He looks to build lasting relationships with patients so he can help them manage chronic conditions, prevent serious illness and improve their overall wellbeing. Family medicine physician Richard Kyle Hayes, MD has joined Regional One Health’s Harbor of Health primary care [...]

June 8th, 2021|

Don’t let sexual health be a taboo topic – your provider can help with this important aspect of your wellbeing

Too many patients and providers aren't discussing an important aspect of wellbeing - sexual health. Diane Todd Pace, a Certified Menopause Practitioner at Regional One Health, wants to change that. Pace understands that menopause can be a time when women experience more sexual health issues, so she makes sure to discuss the topic with her patients. She said options like counseling, physical therapy and medication can help with sexual dysfunction.  Many factors are crucial [...]

June 1st, 2021|

New Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center aims to establish Regional One Health as a leader in treating Crohn’s, ulcerative colitis

World-renowned Inflammatory Bowel Disease specialist Leonard Baidoo, MD has joined the team at Regional One Health to treat conditions like Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. He plans to establish a world-class IBD Center that provides the type of cohesive, ongoing care that patients with a chronic condition require. Along with delivering exceptional medical treatment, Dr. Baidoo looks to be a source of education and support for patients and their families. Inflammatory Bowel Disease, or [...]

May 28th, 2021|