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Tue, Aug 30, 2022 at 06:43 PM

Female urologist joining practice in September

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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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Thu, Apr 21, 2022 at 05:00 AM

Marshall Wound Center earns fifth ‘Center of Excellence’ award

A tradition of always putting quality healthcare first has earned the Marshall Wound Healing Center an excellence award for 2021. This marks the fifth year the center has earned the distinction.

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Tue, Mar 22, 2022 at 02:00 PM

Albertville Chamber of Commerce Grants MMC Hero of the Year Award

Marshall Medical Centers was honored as the recipient of the Hero of the Year award from the Albertville Chamber of Commerce.

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Fri, Mar 27, 2020 at 05:00 PM

Arab Chamber of Commerce awards Marshall Medical Center North as Industry of the Year

The industry of the Year

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Wed, Nov 20, 2019 at 09:00 PM

Students get real world lesson on ups and downs of a medical career

Marshall Tech students planning for a medical career went to Marshall Medical South for a lesson on what’s it’s like to work in a hospital.

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Sun, Sep 8, 2019 at 06:00 PM

Excellent care and convenience come together at Marshall Professional Center

A variety of medical specialties offered by Marshall Medical add convenience to the equation, thanks to their shared location between Guntersville and Albertville.

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Mon, Aug 26, 2019 at 09:20 PM

Open day and night to help patients sleep better

Marshall Sleep Disorders Center treats a wide range of sleep-related issues, which can range from minor to life-threatening if not addressed properly.

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Sat, Aug 10, 2019 at 11:35 AM

Wound Clinic ranks among the nation's best for excellent care

The high level of specialized care available locally for diabetic ulcers and other persistent sores is "kind of a secret."

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Fri, Aug 2, 2019 at 05:30 PM

Project SEARCH going strong at Marshall Medical with 10 new interns

2019-2020 session gets underway to start fifth year for Marshall Medical's participation in career program.

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Tue, Jul 16, 2019 at 02:00 PM

These 4 tips make food safety part of your summer grilling fun

Summertime is perfect for relaxing around the grill -- make sure you follow these great tips from the CDC to make sure food poisonings does not become an uninvited guest.

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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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Fri, Jun 7, 2019 at 07:00 PM

Measles - what you need to know and do

Precautions and education are key to protecting yourself and your family from the highly contagious disease.

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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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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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Mon, Apr 15, 2019 at 04:15 PM

Luncheon spotlights huge contribution by our hard-working volunteers

From running the gift shops to assisting in labs and pharmacies, volunteers play a big role in helping patients and employees.

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Mon, Apr 8, 2019 at 10:25 PM

Marshall South team gets special training in critical care for pediatric patients

COACHES program offered by Children's of Alabama addresses special needs of treating young patients who are critically ill or injured.

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Mon, Mar 4, 2019 at 09:20 PM

Marshall Medical ambulances and EMTs serve many needs.

The Advertiser-Gleam reports on the many ways our EMTs serve the community.

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Thu, Dec 20, 2018 at 09:45 PM

Local police turn to Marshall Medical for opioid overdose training

Naloxone treatment and training program already saving lives in Marshall County

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Mon, Dec 17, 2018 at 07:00 PM

Project SEARCH success: Four new jobs and one award

Only halfway through the current program, 4 interns already have jobs and the program instructor received Governor's Educator of the Year recognition.

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Fri, Dec 14, 2018 at 07:00 PM

Farm Fresh employees raise $1,800 for Marshall Cancer Care Center

From selling shirts to throwing pies, local poultry workers worked hard to show their enthusiastic support for local cancer care.

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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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Wed, Jun 20, 2018 at 01:00 PM

Marshall South Labor & Delivery nurse voted Best by newspaper's readers

Jennifer Peppers loves her work being the first to welcome new members to our community.

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Tue, Jun 5, 2018 at 03:55 PM

Excellent care and many advancements available for local wound treatment

Alabama’s Wound Care Awareness Week offers a chance to learn about local resources for this important healthcare topic.

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Thu, May 31, 2018 at 10:10 PM

From Natchez to Nashville — Cycliad rider raising money for Cancer Care Center

Third year for drug rep to cycle for Marshall Medical.

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Mon, May 14, 2018 at 10:28 PM

Marshall Medical receives two American Heart Association awards
 for stroke treatment

Awards recognize Marshall Medical’s commitment to quality stroke care.

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Tue, May 8, 2018 at 02:55 PM

141-year-old well reflects community's homestead history at Marshall South location

The "Wells well" near TherapyPlus South was hand-dug in 1877, and it's now preserved thanks to efforts of local family member.

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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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Mon, Apr 23, 2018 at 10:15 PM

Marshall Wound Healing Center receives national award for clinical excellence

Center boasts excellent patient satisfaction levels for third consecutive year.

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Wed, Apr 18, 2018 at 11:45 AM

TherapyPlus South regulars lose to win in statewide competition

Dave Bischoff and Jim Lawley took the challenge and teamed up to collect $1,000 in Scale Back Alabama.

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Tue, Apr 10, 2018 at 01:35 PM

Hospital employees help students prepare for job interviews

Marshall Technical School program geared toward special needs students.

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Fri, Mar 23, 2018 at 09:45 PM

Diabetes Management Classes help reduce complications from disease

Living with diabetes is easier when patients take charge of their health with education and healthy habits.

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Fri, Mar 2, 2018 at 02:05 PM

Full year without catheter-associated UTIs is cause for celebration at Marshall Medical

Both hospitals reach important milestones in reducing risk of urinary tract infections.

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Thu, Feb 15, 2018 at 06:10 PM

Cardio Rehab helps you take charge of your heart health

National Cardiac Rehabilitation Week brings a good reminder with live-saving tips and advice.

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Thu, Feb 1, 2018 at 10:30 PM

New Medicare cards have no Social Security number – what you need to know

New cards aimed at reducing identity theft among seniors.

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Fri, Jan 5, 2018 at 10:10 PM

It's finally warmer - a good time to prepare for the next winter blast

The recent deep freeze is finally over, but don't get complacent about the next time the temperature drops.

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Tue, Dec 19, 2017 at 02:55 PM

From teen employee to retirement - 55 years at Marshall Medical

Sue Brock is retiring from Marshall South after more than five decades of service

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Wed, Dec 6, 2017 at 11:00 PM

EMA drill shows hospitals are ready for winter weather emergency

With winter on the way, emergency drill confirms Marshall Medical's preparedness for a weather emergency.

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Wed, Nov 1, 2017 at 11:00 AM

Project SEARCH expanded with three more rotations added at Marshall Medical

Tech nerd? That's a compliment to one Project SEARCH achiever

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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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Thu, Jul 13, 2017 at 05:00 AM

3D mammograms are available at Marshall North and South

Faye Marion is a firm believer in getting an annual mammogram

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Mon, Apr 10, 2017 at 05:00 AM

3D mammograms now available at both Marshall North and South

Marshall Medical Centers is committed to offering the best and latest healthcare to its patients.

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Thu, Apr 6, 2017 at 05:00 AM

New hyperbaric oxygen chambers installed at Marshall Wound Healing Center

Under hyperbaric conditions, oxygen is transported throughout the body to speed healing.

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Fri, Mar 3, 2017 at 06:00 AM

All Project SEARCH interns hired months before internship ends

Two by Marshall South!

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Thu, Feb 2, 2017 at 06:00 AM

Problems plague feet but podiatrists can treat

There are two new podiatrists in Marshall County.

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Wed, Jan 18, 2017 at 06:00 AM

Hi-tech ‘dummy’ to help teach nursing skills

The latest training tool at Marshall Medical Centers is no dummy.

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Thu, Dec 15, 2016 at 06:00 AM

Joint Commission awards MMC favorable review

The purpose of the Joint Commission survey process is to continuously improve healthcare for the public.

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Tue, Nov 29, 2016 at 06:00 AM

Marshall Medical’s ambulance system wins award for second time

They have earned the 2016 Mission: Lifeline® EMS Silver Level Recognition Award.

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Fri, Aug 12, 2016 at 07:30 PM

Medicaid cuts will affect each of us - funding is essential

When state lawmakers begin a special session on Monday, August 15 to find additional revenue for Alabama coffers, the most pressing need they face is funding Medicaid, according to experts in state and local healthcare systems.

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Fri, Jun 17, 2016 at 07:00 AM

Larger, quieter MRI means better images

A new MRI just installed at Marshall North is more comfortable for patients because it is roomier and quieter.

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Wed, Apr 27, 2016 at 05:00 AM

Marshall Medical first hospitals in country to have 4K medical monitors

New monitors installed in operating rooms at Marshall Medical North and South – which are the first hospitals in the United States to own the Olympus medical monitors – allow surgeons to see blood vessels, tissue and organs better than ever before.

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Thu, Apr 14, 2016 at 05:00 AM

New technology to help stroke victims

What if a neurologist could appear next to a stroke victim right when help is needed most?

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