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

Breastmilk is lifesaving medicine for NICU babies – so Regional One Health is helping “donor warriors” provide mom-to-mom, woman-to-woman support

For hospitalized infants, breastmilk is more than nutrition - it can be lifesaving medicine.  Regional One Health's Milk Depot helps provide breastmilk for these vulnerable babies by making it easy for moms to donate their excess milk. Donors simply undergo a screening process and then contact the Milk Depot to drop off their donations. Donations benefit NICUs across the country. As a first-time mom, Paige Guy wasn’t sure what to expect when her son [...]

May 19th, 2021|

Marvin Richardson reclaimed his voice and health with the help of Regional One Health’s unique Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy program

After undergoing radiation for a carcinoma on his vocal cords, Marvin Richardson started having difficulty breathing and speaking. He ultimately needed an emergency tracheostomy. Marvin's physician referred him to Regional One Health's Wound Care Center, where he could be treated with hyperbaric oxygen therapy, which sparks the body's natural healing processes. The unique treatment made an enormous difference for Marvin. His symptoms improved after just a couple weeks, and he was ultimately able to [...]

May 18th, 2021|

Ask the Experts: Why is breast health such an important topic for menopausal women?

As women age, they need to pay attention to breast health due to a rising risk of cancer. Dr. Pallavi Khanna counsels patients to manage their risk factors and be vigilant about their recommended screening mammograms. She said women should start by finding a doctor who is comfortable talking with them openly about breast health. Breast health is one of the most important topics Pallavi Khanna, MD, OB/GYN, NCMP talks about with patients in [...]

May 12th, 2021|

Ask the Experts: Pain and muscle tightness and decreased mobility are impacting my quality of life. Can hands-on myofascial release help?

Myofascial Release is a hands-on physical therapy technique that helps restore a pain-free range of motion. Andrew Wofford, who provides the therapy at our Outpatient Rehabilitation Center, said it can help patients recover from everything from a traumatic injury to pain caused by poor posture. Myofascial Release, which involves using pressure and stretching to release muscle tension, is typically incorporated into a comprehensive physical therapy treatment plan that also includes stretching and strengthening exercises. [...]

May 11th, 2021|

During National Nurses Week, Regional One Health celebrates the exceptional care our nursing team provides all year long

It's National Nurses Week! Regional One Health is proud to celebrate the many nurses who provide exceptional and compassionate care to our patients. During this special work, our nurses are taking a moment to share what drives them in their career. While every nurse has his or her own story to tell, our team is united by a desire to help make a positive difference for Mid-South patients and families. National Nurses Week is [...]

May 6th, 2021|

Hot flashes: Facts, figures and finding relief with Regional One Health’s certified menopause practitioners

Hot flashes are the most common symptom of menopause, but their cause still is not fully understood. However, there is help available, and a certified menopause practitioner is a good place to start. Regional One Health's menopause care practice can counsel women about options including hormone therapy, lifestyle changes and avoiding hot flash triggers. For every woman who has ever aimed a fan straight at her body, stood in front of an open freezer [...]

May 4th, 2021|

For Earnestine Joiner, serving patients at Regional One Health for 57 years is more than a career – it’s a blessing

Earnestine Joiner has been serving patients at Regional One Health for an amazing 57 years. She currently oversees patient intake at our trauma center. For Earnestine, it is a blessing to be able to come to work each day and help people in their time of need. While she has witnessed many changes in her nearly six decades with the health care system, she is as committed as always to treating people the way [...]

May 4th, 2021|

Myths vs. Facts: Regional One Health experts clear up misinformation about the COVID-19 vaccines

Regional One Health experts want everyone to know that the COVID-19 vaccinations have been rigorously tested and proven safe and effective. They have heard a number of "myths" about the vaccines, and are looking to provide clear, factual information aimed at keeping patients safe. They encourage everyone to get a vaccine when they have a chance, as it is the best way to protect yourself and others and help restore normal life. Regional One [...]

April 28th, 2021|

Ask the Experts: How can proper nutrition help fuel my athletic and fitness goals?

Spring and summer are great times to improve your fitness, and part of achieving your athletic goals involves proper nutrition. Regional One Health's clinical nutrition team has advice anyone can use, whether you're looking to start a fitness program or training for an endurance event. By eating nutrient-rich foods and staying hydrated, you can give your body the energy it needs to increase activity. As the weather gets warmer and the days get longer, [...]

April 20th, 2021|

“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. They can give you factual information based on your specific needs. Regional One Health experts are answering questions about the [...]

April 7th, 2021|