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Wed, Jun 24, 2020 at 09:30 PM

Hospital, public health officials plead with public to protect themselves, others.

With COVID-19 infecting Marshall County residents at an alarming rate, medical and public health officials on Wednesday pleaded with the community to do its part to help turn back the surge.

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Tue, Jul 23, 2019 at 02:05 PM

Doctor provides insights and great tips to improve anyone's health

Good nutrition and daily exercise are critical to a good quality of life, according to Dr. Bernice Craze in an informative talk to a GoldCare 55+ lunch group.

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Mon, Jul 15, 2019 at 07:10 PM

Newspaper story features Project SEARCH kick-off luau

The Advertiser-Gleam reported on Project SEARCH interns and program leaders enjoying a fun day by the lake.

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Thu, Jun 20, 2019 at 03:00 PM

Marshall Medical CEO stresses importance of Medicaid expansion for Alabama

The Advertiser-Gleam covered Gary Gore's recently talk explaining why it's critical for the Alabama legislature to act to expand healthcare coverage for Alabamians.

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Thu, May 23, 2019 at 07:15 PM

Juul is no jewel according to local pulmonologist

DAR students got the medical perspective on vaping from Dr. Christopher Manganaris, who explained why e-cigarettes are not as harmless as many think.

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Wed, May 8, 2019 at 04:45 PM

Antibiotics and "superbugs" - what you need to know

Doctor explains why it's important to be smart about using antibiotics, and let your physician decide what's best for an illness.

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Wed, May 1, 2019 at 09:00 PM

Marshall Medical team members enjoy Montgomery trip with leadership group

MCLC Montgomery visit offered opportunity for health system employees to network and learn more about state government.

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Sun, Apr 28, 2019 at 09:00 PM

From mystery to history to top of their game

GoldCare 55+ members enjoyed a great Mystery Trip that spanned the decades with adventures old and new.

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Fri, Apr 19, 2019 at 02:50 PM

Colon cancer: What to know and 5 things to ask your doctor

Gastroenterologist Dr. Benjamin Shepard shared a wealth of knowledge and good advice about colorectal cancer with two local groups.

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Thu, Apr 11, 2019 at 09:15 PM

Student leaders learn from local government leaders

MCYL students got an inside look at what it takes to be leader in the local community.

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Wed, Feb 27, 2019 at 07:35 PM

Cardiologist explains that common sense is the best medicine for heart health

Dr. Kathleen Evans of Heart Center's Marshall South location spoke to a large group of seniors at a recent GoldCare 55+ Lunch 'N Learn.

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Thu, Feb 7, 2019 at 11:34 PM

What is home health care? It’s whatever you need, where you need it most

GoldCare audience learns that many people rely on home health services, with excellent "5-star" resources available in our area.

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Tue, Nov 20, 2018 at 04:00 AM

MCYL students off to great start for new school year

From tourism to community service, high school juniors learn how leadership leads to opportunities in many different fields.

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Thu, Jun 28, 2018 at 11:45 PM

Nice guys at work, barbarians on the weekend

Marshall Medical employees enjoyed the Barbarians Challenge, and credit TherapyPlus workouts for keeping them in shape for event.

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Sat, May 5, 2018 at 11:23 PM

Students describe their experience at graduation from countywide leadership program

MCYL offered 37 students a look at the opportunities leadership provides in many different professions.

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Tue, Jan 30, 2018 at 11:21 PM

Marshall Medical IT experts help seniors stay safe on the Internet

Seniors learn basic precautions that go a long way toward protecting personal data.

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Wed, Jan 10, 2018 at 06:56 PM

Nutrition is vital for cancer survivors – and cancer prevention, too

Marshall Medical dietician provides great tips at L.I.F.E. support group.

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Wed, Dec 13, 2017 at 09:00 PM

Professional etiquette? Students learn life skills in leadership program

From setting a table to social media behavior, local students learn importance of basic life skills.

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Fri, Oct 20, 2017 at 08:20 PM

Healthy cooking with a taste of New Orleans

Chef Joseph Vance demonstrates how good health and good flavor come together at Marshall Medical's Healthy Cooking class.

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Sat, Aug 26, 2017 at 05:00 AM

Alabama's struggle to treat its mentally ill

It’s a sad state of affairs for mental health in Alabama.

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Tue, Oct 18, 2016 at 05:00 AM

Sunrise Café signifies new beginning for hospital cafeteria

“We’ll have made-to-order offerings daily,” Executive Chef Jennifer James said.

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Thu, Sep 8, 2016 at 05:00 AM

How genomic sequencing is changing the future of medical care

Thanks to ground-breaking genetic research being done at the HudsonAlpha Institute in Huntsville, the future of medical care is rapidly changing.

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Wed, Jul 6, 2016 at 05:00 AM

Kids learn that germs are everywhere!

Germs are everywhere! Our best defense against them is to wash our hands.

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Tue, Jun 14, 2016 at 05:00 AM

Program for seniors gives freedom to travel without trouble

Frances Foust loves to travel, but she isn’t so crazy about working out all the details required to go on a trip.

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Wed, May 18, 2016 at 05:00 AM

Project SEARCH students celebrate graduation

The graduation of nine Project SEARCH students drew a big celebration at Marshall Medical Centers.

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Tue, May 17, 2016 at 05:00 AM

Cancer Survivors Dinner offers hope

Marshall Cancer Care’s annual dinner for survivors is always bittersweet.

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Tue, Jan 5, 2016 at 02:00 PM

Lose weight, break world record.

How’s this for a New Year’s resolution: lose weight and help break a Guinness World Record? That’s exactly what Scale Back Alabama would like to happen in its 2016 annual weight loss challenge.

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Thu, Dec 17, 2015 at 06:00 AM

Looking forward to even better healthcare

As another year approaches its end we tend to reflect on the past and to ponder the future, especially the coming new year.

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Fri, Nov 20, 2015 at 06:00 AM

Governor’s task force recommends expanding Medicaid

A task force appointed by Gov. Robert Bentley today recommended that the governor and the Legislature find a way to provide health insurance for Alabamians without coverage.

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Mon, Nov 16, 2015 at 06:00 AM

Rural Health Week in Alabama

Governor Robert Bentley has proclaimed the week of November 16 through 20 as “Rural Health Week” in Alabama.

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Fri, Nov 13, 2015 at 06:00 AM

Mountain Lakes Resort Provides Fun and Funds

Classic cars, great people, a pink pumpkin named Eddie and A LOT of money – to the tune of $1,350 to be exact.

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Wed, Oct 28, 2015 at 05:00 AM

First graders learn from birthing pumpkins

Guntersville Elementary School’s first graders spent the day having babies – pumpkin babies, that is.

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Tue, Oct 20, 2015 at 05:00 AM

High school students must fight through challenges to become leaders

High schoolers were challenged to walk a high-wire, climb through a giant spider web and to navigate an obstacle course all to test their leadership skills.

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Fri, Sep 11, 2015 at 05:00 AM

State Chief Health Officer warns of health killers

Alabama’s chief health officer told a crowd of Marshall County residents at the Lake Guntersville Chamber of Commerce Annual Healthcare Breakfast that two killers attacking the state are smoking and obesity.

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Wed, Jun 3, 2015 at 05:00 AM

GHS student’s essay about Vietnam visit earns $500 scholarship

Guntersville High graduate Jessica Hoang is the winner of a $500 scholarship from Marshall Medical Centers to help finance her trip to national HOSA competition this summer.

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Mon, Mar 23, 2015 at 05:00 AM

Marshall Medical Centers on 100 SafeCare Hospitals list

Marshall Medical Centers has earned a place on the list of “100 SafeCare” hospitals in the country delivering the finest level of care.

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Tue, Mar 3, 2015 at 06:00 AM

New clinic will help in early detection of lung cancer

The opening of a new medical clinic in Marshall County this week offers faster diagnosis of spots that could be early lung cancer.

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