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Mon, Aug 29, 2022 at 01:10 PM

Marshall Medical OB units promote breastfeeding newborns

Lactation specialists on staff at both hospitals to help new moms

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Fri, Aug 12, 2022 at 01:37 PM

‘Be the Light’ campaign raises thousands for Marshall Cancer Care Center

Local woman leaving a legacy of hope through God’s love

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Mon, Jun 20, 2022 at 05:00 AM

Low C-section rates for Marshall Medical's Labor & Delivery departments

Marshall Medical Center North had the lowest cesarean birth rate of any hospital in Alabama in 2020, according to data from the Alabama Department of Public Health. Also, mothers who have had C-sections are much more likely to be able to deliver vaginally at Marshall North, which had the state’s second highest rate of VBAC births, or Vaginal Birth After Cesarean.

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Wed, Mar 25, 2020 at 05:00 PM

Marshall Medical Centers Welcomes Leap Day Baby

Marshall Medical Centers help welcome Leap Day Baby!

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Tue, Oct 8, 2019 at 05:00 AM

Abby’s Story: Losing mother led to career as cancer care nurse

Her grandmother, a cancer survivor, is also an inspiration as a cancer center volunteer.

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Tue, Oct 8, 2019 at 05:00 AM

Lisa’s story: First a cancer patient, now a volunteer

The personal, caring side of treatment made her want to help others on the journey.

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Tue, Oct 8, 2019 at 05:00 AM

Eloisa’s story: She was in the right place when cancer struck

The right resources and caring people have made her journey of faith a story she wants to share.

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Fri, Sep 13, 2019 at 07:00 PM

Oncology nurse knows the personal side of care can be both gratifying and humbling

Thirteen years as an oncology nurse have taught Tammie Bynum that medicine and technology aren't always the most important aspects of care.

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Mon, Feb 4, 2019 at 08:01 PM

New physician and the latest technology lead to good-news diagnosis

Raymond Cox is glad Dr. Benjamin Shepard is on the medical staff at Marshall Medical.

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Wed, Jan 30, 2019 at 11:08 PM

Cancer Care Center to offer ostomy support group

People of all ages live perfectly normal lives with ostomies - new support group will address misconceptions and provide helpful strategies.

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Mon, Nov 5, 2018 at 11:00 PM

Marshall Medical recognized on “Best Hospitals” list for excellence in stroke care

Hospital recognized for life-saving care including teleneurology, which is making a difference for local stroke victims.

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Mon, Oct 15, 2018 at 04:00 PM

Marshall Medical was part of “staying positive” for DeKalb breast cancer survivor

As a nurse and mom, Lyndi Hall focused on "staying normal" during her treatment and recovery at Marshall Cancer Care Center.

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Sat, Apr 28, 2018 at 03:20 PM

Former banker learned to appreciate importance of local healthcare resources.

Nancy Stewart tells GoldCare 55+ group how her experiences benefitted her, and the whole community.

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Fri, Dec 1, 2017 at 10:34 PM

Cancer patients learn to Look Good, Feel Better after treatments

Support group makes a big difference for local cancer survivors

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Mon, Nov 20, 2017 at 02:35 PM

Low Dose CT Scan for lung cancer detection is saving lives

This simple 15-minute procedure can offer dramatic life-saving benefits.

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Wed, Oct 25, 2017 at 08:50 PM

Breast cancer survivors working to help patients get through treatment.

Cancer center patients benefit from the unique perspective offered by survivor employees and volunteers.

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Tue, Apr 4, 2017 at 05:00 AM

Cardiologist, with help from mobile device, detected serious irregular heartbeat

Gwen Sibert is grateful to her cardiologist and her mobile devices

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Wed, Mar 22, 2017 at 05:00 AM

Woman survives blocked ‘widower maker’ to live a healthier life

Patricia Williams learned the hard way that time is critical when a heart attack hits.

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Mon, Mar 6, 2017 at 06:00 AM

Heart attack led to education on cardiac care available in county

It was their dog Lulu that clued in Mary Denham that something was not right with her husband one fateful morning.

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Thu, Feb 16, 2017 at 06:00 AM

How Cardiac Rehab Changed One Man's Life

John Sherrick knows why he has had two heart attacks, two bypasses and open heart surgery.

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Thu, Jan 12, 2017 at 06:00 AM

There’s more to cancer care than chemo—there’s L.I.F.E.

Rita Smith survived cancer, but it wasn’t just medical treatments that saved her.

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Thu, Oct 6, 2016 at 05:00 AM

Pillows for patients have ‘love’ built in

Albertville Primary students delivered some handmade ‘love’ to patients at the Marshall Cancer Care Center this week.

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Fri, Jul 8, 2016 at 05:00 AM

Stroke victim saved from negative effects by teleneurology

Beverly Ann Ivey is living proof that a network linking hospitals to neurologists makes a huge difference in how much damage results from a stroke.

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Thu, Jul 7, 2016 at 05:00 AM

Stroke victim first in Alabama to use new technology to walk again

Billy Lemaster is living proof of a new technology that has kickstarted his ability to walk again after suffering two strokes.

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Fri, Jun 24, 2016 at 05:00 AM

Prostate cancer survivor explains why you need a PSA test

George Thorne can’t think of a better time than Men’s Health Month to encourage men to get the simple test for prostate cancer.

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Mon, Jun 6, 2016 at 05:00 AM

From karate to cancer: the profile of a fighter

Gladys Holley has two black belts but she faced the fight of her life in knocking out a wound that would not heal.

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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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Wed, Jan 27, 2016 at 04:00 PM

Two sisters, two babies, two hours apart at Marshall North

Talk about coincidences – Two sisters having two babies two hours apart. Grandma will never be the same.

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Mon, Nov 30, 2015 at 06:00 AM

Lung Cancer Awareness month hits home for nurse

This testimonial is from Erin Beasley, RN and Clinical Nurse Manager of the Marshall Pain Clinic. Her mother, Pat Harvey, was getting routine treatment for COPD when her doctor went above and beyond the routine, resulting in the discovery of two cancers growing in her lung.

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Tue, Oct 20, 2015 at 05:00 AM

Laughing, encouraging despite breast cancer battle

Cynthia Davis just finished treatment for a rare type of aggressive breast cancer. Odds are it will return. She also is dealing with a divorce, has no job and is broke.

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Mon, Jun 15, 2015 at 05:00 AM

TherapyPlus Member of the Month – Tabatha Hopper

A long time ago, my dad told me a story about him growing up on the farm.

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Mon, Apr 20, 2015 at 05:00 AM

See your medical information on Marshall Medical’s Patient Portal

Tony Sorcic is the kind of guy who likes to stay up on the latest things.

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Thu, Mar 12, 2015 at 05:00 AM

The 700 Club films at Marshall Medical for inspirational broadcast

Vanessa Crosson is a big believer in turning a negative into a positive.

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