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    David Gibeaut has a passion for cardiac nursing

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    David Gibeaut has known cardiac nursing was the field for him. For the last eight years, David has helped care for patients at Mon Health Medical Center, including those who come through the catheterization lab. “I enjoy working with people especially in healthcare and the interventional field,” he said. “My job is being with the … Continued

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    6 Steps to a Better Night’s Sleep

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    A third of adults in the United States report getting less than the recommended seven hours of sleep per night, according to the CDC. And while the occasional restless night may be nothing more than a minor setback, chronic sleep deprivation can be dangerous and detrimental to your health, says Mon Health Pulmonary Care Pulmonologist … Continued

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    Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital Auxiliary holds annual dinner

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    The annual Theresa Snaith Hospital Auxiliary Getting-To-Know-You Dinner was held on Monday, May 13 at the Broad Street U.M. Church. This is the annual general membership meeting for the group. The Auxiliary provides help and gifts to Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital (SJMH). Auxiliary President Julia Spelsberg welcomed the auxiliary members to the event with a … Continued

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    Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital Awards 2019 Scholarships

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    In 2002, Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital (SJMH) created the M. William Adler Healthcare Scholarship to honor the late William Adler, a Weston businessman, historian, and long-time member of the SJMH board of directors.  The scholarship organizers knew that with Adler’s love of education and the local hospital, a scholarship was the perfect way to honor … Continued

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    Amanda Landis takes pride in being part of Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital

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    After many years of working on the clinical side of healthcare, Amanda Landis, RN, has found her niche and passion at Mon Health Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital as the staff educator. “I enjoy caring for others, especially in the community I live in but I’ve always wanted to be an educator in some form,” she … Continued

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    Mon Health Medical Center Patient Test Drives Virtual Reality Art Program; Travels the World While Undergoing IV Treatment

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    Karen Buckton woke up in Rock Cave, WV, on Feb. 12, but by 3 p.m., she had painted artwork inside a gallery in Argentina, explored the French Quarter in New Orleans and conversed with Don Knotts on High Street. Buckton, a patient at the Mon Health Zelda Stein Weiss Cancer Center, was the first cancer … Continued

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    West Virginia 1 of 3 States to Require Childhood Vaccinations

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    While some states allow for exemptions, West Virginia remains one of three to require child immunizations regardless of religious or personal objections. Currently, any child entering a public school or state-regulated child care center must receive immunizations for chickenpox, hepatitis-b, measles, meningitis, mumps, diphtheria, polio, rubella, tetanus and whooping cough. Vaccines save lives. According to … Continued

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    8 Ways to Manage Period Cramps

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    Your period might be the culprit in a few seriously uncomfortable symptoms each month—and for more than half of all menstruating women, painful cramps are one of them. Fortunately, according to Mon Health OBGYN, Dr. Kerri Hall, women suffering from period cramps have many available options to manage symptoms and cope with pain. “Menstrual cramps … Continued

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    Wig Bank Helps Boost Cancer Patients’ Morale

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    Nearly three weeks after her second round of chemotherapy, Joyce Wassick of Bruceton Mills, looks like she has more hair than she’s ever had before. “It’s nice to be able to look into the mirror and look good, even though I may not feel well,” said Joyce, a cancer patient at the Mon Health Medical … Continued

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    Cancer Patient Rings Bell to End Chemo Treatments

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    At the end of their chemotherapy journeys, Mon Health Zelda Stein Weiss Cancer Center patients ring a bell. Donated by a former cancer patient, the bell signifies the end of a difficult season and the beginning of a new one. Russell Yoney, of Mt. Morris, Pennsylvania, celebrated what he hopes to be his final visit … Continued