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General Wellness

What parents need to know about COVID-19 vaccine authorization for children 12 and up

By Sandy Arnold, MD, Division Chief of Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Is your medicine cabinet safe and secure? Read this guide for safe medication storage and disposal tips
By Jamie J. Hardy | PharmD, BCPS, MS, Clinical Pharmacist | Methodist University Hospital

Posted: June 10, 2021
Abundant and easily accessible are two words that can be used to describe the presence of medicine in homes. To help you to safely store and dispose of medications, we've put together a list of frequently asked questions and their answers.
Skin Cancer: Outlining who Is affected, risk factors and how to protect yourself
By Samuel Riney, MD, Medical Oncology/Hematology

Posted: June 4, 2021
Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in United States. In fact, it’s estimated that one in five Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime.
Staying active this summer
By Marquita Harris, LMSW, Living Well Network Behavioral Health Screener

Posted: June 1, 2021
As summer is approaching and the school year is ending, it is important that we remember to exercise and stay active. Staying active provides its own benefits, like promoting strong bones and muscles and improving your overall health, as well as ment...
By Your Health staff

Posted: May 26, 2021
Shirley Bailey is a stroke survivor. Her story has a positive outcome, but the road to recovery hasn't always been easy.
British COVID-19 variant: What you should know about this dangerous strand of the coronavirus
By Madison McKnight, PharmD/MPH Candidate

Posted: May 25, 2021
Viruses are constantly changing, and every time they replicate there is a chance that a mutation will be introduced. The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is no different.
Stroke, speech, and swallowing: How speech therapy can help after a stroke
By Megan Battles Parsons, MA, CCC-SLP, Speech Pathologist | Methodist South Rehabilitation team

Posted: May 19, 2021
A stroke is a cerebral vascular accident that occurs when the blood supply to a region of your brain is blocked or reduced, which can prevent the brain tissue from receiving much needed oxygen and nutrients. As a consequence of the stroke, the brain ...
CDC guidance for people vaccinated from COVID-19: What’s changed and what’s stayed the same

Posted: May 14, 2021
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has released new guidance for people who have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
What hospital quality scores mean for your care
By Your Health staff

Posted: April 29, 2021
When choosing a restaurant or hiring a contractor, people generally trust what they read on Google or Yelp without much of a second thought. But while placing our health or that of family members in a provider’s hands is considerably more important, ...
Disconnect to Reconnect
By Alice Hiatt, LCSW, Counselor

Posted: April 27, 2021
How long do you think you could go without your phone or social? Why is it so hard to disconnect? We discuss tips for disconnecting from technology and how that disconnect can help your body reconnect.

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Methodist Healthcare Foundation announces new Major Gifts Director

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Belz Foundation commits $2 million donation to advance the future of sickle cell disease care in the Mid-South

Belz Foundation commits $2 million donation to advance the future of sickle cell disease care in the Mid-South

As Memphis and the Mid-South maintains one of the largest populations of individuals living with sickle cell disease in the United States, this gift a...