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    Mon Health Medical Center HealthFair Relocating, Changing Date

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    To better serve our community, Mon Health Medical Center is changing the date and the location of its annual HealthFair. In 2019, the HealthFair is moving to June 8, out of winter and into late spring. And, the event will move to the Mon Health Medical Center campus. In past years, the HealthFair was at the … Continued

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    Vision changes during pregnancy, Dr. Hamilton can help

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    Mood swings…Food cravings…Vivid dreams… Many would agree that pregnancy is filled with all kinds of strange symptoms. And according to 15 percent of pregnant women, a decline or change in their vision is among them. Dr. William K. Hamilton, Mon Health OBGYN, explains that while odd, this issue is actually common in many pregnancies. “The … Continued

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    Meet Morgantown Native and Mon Health OBGYN Erica Arthurs

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    Growing up, Dr. Erica Arthurs witnessed firsthand how special doctor-patient relationships were each time she went out in public with her dad, Mon Health Wedgewood Primary Care’s Dr. Brian Arthurs. So when it came time to choose a career path, the decision was simple. “I would always see patients and families of patients coming up … Continued

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    Mon Health Talk Radio Show on WAJR

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    Listen to Mon Health Talk on WAJR 104.5 FM and 1440 AM every Monday starting at 8:30 a.m. or stream online. Dec. 17, 2018: Mon Health OGBYN Dr. Candi McCullough Dec. 10, 2018: Mon Health Heart & Vascular Cardiologist Brad Warden Dec. 3, 2018: Preston Memorial Hospital’s Melissa Lockwood, CEO and president, and Jennifer Nestor, … Continued

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    When Should You See a Doctor for Overactive Bladder

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    Life can feel isolating for those with overactive bladder. But studies show this problem—which affects upwards of 33 million Americans— is more common than you might think. It’s so common, in fact, that most experts believe the statistics revealing 40% of women and 30% of men have the disorder are actually low, says Mon Health … Continued

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    Can the flu increase my risk of heart attack?

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    Becoming ill with the flu is always serious—but for people with certain chronic heart conditions, the flu can turn deadly. New studies show that some patients are six times more likely to have a heart attack during the week after being diagnosed with influenza in comparison to other times of the year. It all has … Continued

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    Postpartum Recovery Period Checklist

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    Your hospital bag might be packed with newborn must-haves, but does it include everything you need to heal after delivery? Your hospital or birth center may or may not provide a few mesh panties, pads and topical treatments for healing. But just in case you don’t head home with a starter kit—and because it’s always … Continued

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    Consuming Caffeine While Pregnant or Nursing: Here’s the Scoop

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    Whether it’s pregnancy or postpartum, the health of a growing baby is every new mom’s first priority. We tighten up our diets and sacrifice some of our favorite foods to minimize health risks to baby. And it leaves many of us wondering—do I have to give up coffee, too? According to health experts at Mon … Continued

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    Your Mammography Screening Schedule: When to Start and How Often to Screen

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    More than 90 percent of women with breast cancer detected in the early stages will survive. Yet, some still put off or skip their mammograms simply because the screening advice varies. According to Dr. Megan Johnson, a primary care physician at Mon Health Wedgewood Primary Care, getting a mammogram is the best way patients can … Continued

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    Why Triglycerides Matter —And How to Lower Them

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    You might already be aware that high blood pressure and cholesterol can wreak havoc on your health. But did you know there’s a third culprit that could threaten your heart health if left unmanaged? Triglycerides, a type of fat found in the blood, play a key role in converting calories into energy between meals. When … Continued