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Wed, Jun 12, 2024 at 01:34 PM

Marshall Medical Centers Welcomes New Interns through Project SEARCH

Marshall Medical Centers is proud to welcome a fresh group of Project SEARCH interns eager to embark on their professional journeys. This August marks the program's tenth year in Marshall County, a milestone that underscores its ongoing commitment to empowering young adults with disabilities through career development and life skill training.

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Tue, Jun 4, 2024 at 07:05 PM

Three Junior Volunteers Earn Auxiliary Scholarships

Teen volunteers working at Marshall North learned that hard work does pay off. The hospital’s Volunteer Auxiliary awarded three scholarships to high school graduates who spent their senior year getting hands-on experience in the medical field.

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Thu, May 30, 2024 at 11:24 PM

411 Headline News – May 2024

The 411 Headline News is here to bring you the latest news at Marshall Medical Centers.

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Sun, Apr 21, 2024 at 09:32 PM

411 Headline News – April 2024

The 411 Headline News is here to bring you the latest news at Marshall Medical Centers.

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Mon, Apr 1, 2024 at 03:18 PM

Hospital Auxiliaries teamed up with The Foundation for Marshall Medical Centers to replace all portable chemo pumps for patients at the Cancer Care Center.

Earlier this year, Brandon Evans, Oncology Operations Manager, approached the Marshall North and South Volunteer Auxiliaries and The Foundation for Marshall Medical Centers for help replacing aging chemo pumps. The portable pumps are sent home with chemotherapy patients so they can get treatment around the clock. The old pumps were malfunctioning and leaking toxic chemo onto patients, causing them to have to travel back and forth to get a working one.

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Healthy Living News

Tue, Mar 19, 2024 at 07:38 PM

Marshall Medical Centers Celebrates 2024 Match Day

Match Day is one of the most important events in the medical student experience, as it determines where they will spend the next 3-7 years of their lives in residency.

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Fri, Mar 1, 2024 at 12:02 AM

A Leap Day Celebration of Life

In a rare and joyous occasion, Marshall Medical Centers is thrilled to announce the arrival of three precious Leap Day babies born on February 29, 2024. As the world celebrated this extra day that appears on our calendars only once every four years, our hospitals were graced with the magic of new life.

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Wed, Feb 21, 2024 at 08:32 PM

Marshall Medical announces the latest addition to growing rehab services – Adult Speech Therapy

In an ongoing effort to expand medical services, Marshall Medical Centers announces the latest addition to the lineup – Adult Outpatient Speech Therapy. Marshall Therapy & Sports Rehab North in Guntersville is now accepting appointments for adult speech therapy five days a week.

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Tue, Feb 20, 2024 at 07:05 PM

You Can’t Beat a Healthy Heart: Dr. Amanda Storey shares tips to maintain a healthy heart

February is all about romance, but it also is heart month so let’s remember to show our hearts some love.

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Thu, Nov 30, 2023 at 02:09 PM

Dale Cooley: A Lung Cancer Journey

November is not just about Tom Turkey, but it also shines the spotlight on Lung Cancer Awareness Month and incredible journeys taken by lung cancer patients.

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Mon, Oct 23, 2023 at 06:39 PM

Therapy made ‘big difference’ after hip replacement

Charlotte Kruk gets excited about putting on her socks. That’s because a bad hip made the simplest things like getting dressed too difficult and painful. Not anymore, though, thanks to surgery and some great rehab therapy.

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Wed, Oct 18, 2023 at 01:03 PM

Physical therapy leads to huge improvement for car wreck victim

Daniel Robinson had a car wreck almost two years ago that injured his spinal cord. When he started working with a physical therapist last year, he couldn’t sit up on his own. Now he’s up to 207 steps and can get into a seated position and hold it.

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Thu, Oct 12, 2023 at 05:16 PM

Farm Fresh Foods is Leading the Way in Employee Health with Free Mammograms

In an inspiring display of corporate responsibility and care for its employees, Farm Fresh Foods, a leading agricultural company, has taken significant steps to promote the well-being of its workforce.

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Thu, Oct 12, 2023 at 04:32 PM

Mary Meeks: 10 Years Breast Cancer Free

Marshall County is home to many stories, but none as inspiring as that of Mary Meeks. As the world turns its attention in October to Breast Cancer Awareness, we want to share the remarkable journey of Mary Meeks, a breast cancer survivor, loving grandmother, and a true believer in the power of faith.

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Tue, Oct 10, 2023 at 01:11 PM

Juliana Rios: A Battle Through Breast Cancer

In the heart of Marshall County resides a remarkable woman named Juliana Rios. At 42 years old, this resilient mother of three has been waging a relentless battle against breast cancer since her diagnosis in May 2023.

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Tue, Oct 10, 2023 at 12:45 PM

Survivor's Journey: Amy Cassels

Amy Cassels stands as a testament to the strength of the human spirit during Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Born in Naples, Florida, but having moved to Marshall County at a young age, she proudly considers Marshall County and the Crossville community her home.

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Mon, Oct 2, 2023 at 07:54 PM

Urologist presents at the GoldCare Lunch 'N Learn to help seniors avoid issues

GoldCare55+ members got a first-hand lesson into what urologists see every day and the impressive advancements in treatments now available to patients.

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Wed, Sep 13, 2023 at 02:17 PM

Marshall Medical Centers Celebrates Inaugural DAISY Award Winners

Marshall Medical Centers is thrilled to announce the recipients of its first-ever DAISY Awards. The DAISY Foundation was founded on the vision that every organization worldwide where nurses practice would want to incorporate DAISY recognition programs into their cultures.

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Wed, Aug 9, 2023 at 02:34 PM

Leaving a Legacy in Rural Medicine

Jacob Megehee, 4th year medical resident, embarked on a job shadowing experience in the Emergency Department of Marshall Medical North. However, what made this experience even more special was that Jacob was not just any aspiring medical student. He is the son of Dr. Paul Megehee, a valued Obstetrician-Gynecologist (OB-GYN) with Medical Centers OB-GYN.

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Mon, Aug 7, 2023 at 06:34 PM

"What's Your Why?" with Executive Director of Support Services, Bill Smith

Learn more about Bill Smith, Executive Director Support Services of Marshall Medical Centers.

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Sun, Jul 23, 2023 at 03:49 PM

Mother and Daughter Embark on Emotional Journey to Discover Late Husband and Father's Mental Health Legacy in Guntersville, Alabama

In a heartwarming and emotional journey spanning thousands of miles, a mother and daughter from India arrived in Guntersville to explore the profound impact their late husband and father left behind in the mental health department at Marshall Medical Centers. Dr. Saji Joseph, a respected physician and mental health advocate, tragically lost his life in a car wreck after leaving the hospital in December 2001.

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Mon, Jul 17, 2023 at 06:39 PM

"What's Your Why?" with Chief Nursing Officer, Kathy Woodruff

Learn more about Kathy Woodruff, Chief Nursing Officer of Marshall Medical Centers.

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Mon, Jul 17, 2023 at 04:49 PM

Labor and Delivery Nurses Form Unbreakable Bond as They Raise Their Children Together

In the heart of the Marshall Medical South bustling labor and delivery department, a unique journey has unfolded over the past couple of years.

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The Marshall Cancer Care Center celebrates ten years

Thu, Jul 6, 2023 at 09:18 PM

The Marshall Cancer Care Center celebrates ten years of caring for patients close to home

Ten years of healing. A decade of caring. In July of 2013, the Marshall Cancer Care Center opened its doors. It was a community-supported effort to make cancer treatment easily accessible for residents of Marshall County and surrounding areas. In 2023, numbers show it was a decision that has saved lives and made the cancer journey less of a challenge for many.

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Thu, Jun 8, 2023 at 06:19 PM

The Marshall Wound Healing Center: Changing More Than Just Wound Bandages

There is a saying that goes, “Your life can change in an instant.” For Melissa Landers, that saying became very true when she found herself in need of triple bypass surgery on November 14, 2022, and the healing process did not go as planned.

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Mon, Apr 17, 2023 at 06:34 PM

Marshall Wound Healing Center Recognized with National President’s Circle Award for Clinical Excellence in Patient Satisfaction and Clinical Outcomes

Marshall Medical Centers’ physicians, leaders and clinicians gathered this week to celebrate the President’s Circle award, which was given to Marshall Wound Healing Center. The Center was awarded this prestigious honor by Healogics, the nation’s largest provider of advanced wound care services. Marshall Wound Healing Center has been rewarded with Healogics most prestigious recognition for centers that achieve clinical and operational excellence. Sabrina Cassels, Program Director of the Wound Healing Center, is honored to have received such a prestigious award.

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Dr. Sheri Swader of Neurology of Marshall County at March 2023 LNL

Sun, Mar 26, 2023 at 03:40 PM

Seniors fill hospital’s monthly luncheons

More than 100 GoldCare55+ members celebrated the arrival of spring by sharing a meal and learning about keeping their brain healthy, thanks to a program sponsored by Marshall Medical Centers.

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Wed, Mar 1, 2023 at 03:29 PM

Marshall South bed tower, new entrance to open this summer

Visitors to Marshall Medical South and those traveling on Hwy 431 have watched a massive expansion underway for two years. The project is expected to be complete and open to the public this summer.

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Mon, Feb 27, 2023 at 06:16 PM

Cardiac Rehab program a lifesaver for heart disease patients

Mike Hall knows first-hand how beneficial Cardiac Rehab is for those who have heart disease. While he is a big fan of the program, he hopes to graduate and not look back. That’s because Hall is going through cardiac rehabilitation for the third and - with a little luck - final time.

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Mon, Feb 27, 2023 at 06:01 PM

Enthusiastic turnout for GoldCare55+ resuming activities for seniors

The much-loved GoldCare55+ program welcomed a record-sized and enthusiastic crowd to its first Lunch N’ learn in three years.

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Tue, Jan 3, 2023 at 02:24 PM

Welcome New Year's Babies

January 1, 2023, not only is the start to the New Year, but it is also the birthday and start of new life for four of Marshall County’s newest and youngest residents.

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Sun, Jan 1, 2023 at 08:19 PM

Marshall Medical Centers is now partnering with RevSpring to make communicating with our billing team even easier.

If you have been a patient and have an outstanding bill with Marshall Medical Centers, you may now receive a text message from our billing team through RevSpring encouraging you to give them a call. You can respond by calling (256) 660-6800. You may also opt out of these text messages at any time.

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Wed, Dec 28, 2022 at 10:16 PM

Volunteer Auxiliaries raise money to provide equipment for hospitals

Marshall Medical Centers’ two volunteer Auxiliaries worked hard to fund significant purchases to benefit both hospitals in 2022. Marshall North Auxiliary, in Guntersville, fulfilled a request from the cafeteria to replace four large, bulky food tray carts with smaller stainless steel units that make it easier to transport patient meals and keep food hotter. The carts represent an investment of almost $12,800 by Auxiliary members.

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Wed, Nov 9, 2022 at 07:18 PM

The Flu: Self-Treat, See a Doctor or Go to the Emergency Room

The flu rate in Alabama is on the rise according to the Alabama Department of Public Health, and it can be confusing to know how to handle the flu and those pesky respiratory symptoms. Following these helpful guidelines, should help you decide the best plan of care.

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Wed, Nov 9, 2022 at 07:15 PM

Marshall Sleep Disorders Center Achieves Five Year Accreditation Status

Marshall Sleep Disorders Center met all requirements and has renewed its accreditation with the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.

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Fri, Nov 4, 2022 at 01:48 AM

Marshall Medical Centers Lowers Hiring Age To 17

Marshall Medical Centers has successfully added two 17-year olds to its staff after lowering the hiring age from 18 to 17.

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MeLissa Sims-Smith

Mon, Oct 17, 2022 at 03:15 PM

Early Detection Matters: MeLissa Sims-Smith Breast Cancer Journey

It’s not every day that the ones at Marshall Medical Centers employed to provide care to patients find themselves on the receiving end, but during an annual mammogram screening performed by Kerrie Washburn, MeLissa Sims-Smith’s breast cancer journey began.

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Urologist Marilyn Hopkins, MD

Tue, Aug 30, 2022 at 06:43 PM

Female urologist joining practice in September

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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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Wed, Aug 17, 2022 at 02:09 AM

Youthful volunteers contribute alongside medical professionals during summer

Many new faces – very young ones – were seen working throughout Marshall Medical Centers this summer.

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Rebecca Masdon is leaving a legacy of hope through God’s love.

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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Fri, Jun 24, 2022 at 12:00 PM

Health science students return to Marshall North, South for clinical rotations

Students learn better in healthcare environment

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Infant holding mother's finger.

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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Marshall Wound Healing Center Staff

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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The Harb family

Mon, Sep 13, 2021 at 05:00 PM

New cardiologist happy to join Heart Center at Marshall South

Family settling in local area

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Marshall North Volunteers with new wheelchairs

Tue, Jul 27, 2021 at 05:00 PM

Hospital Auxiliary spends fundraiser proceeds on new fleet of wheelchairs

Volunteers give more than their time

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Thu, Jun 24, 2021 at 05:00 PM

Marshall Cancer Center provides genetic testing, counseling

Teleconferencing brings genetic services to Marshall County patients

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Masks still required

Mon, Apr 12, 2021 at 05:00 PM

Masks still required on all Marshall Medical campuses

As state mandate expires, hospital system remains vigilant

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Mon, Mar 1, 2021 at 06:00 PM

What is Blood Oxygen and why is it important?

Medical terms we hear but may not fully understand

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Wed, Dec 16, 2020 at 06:00 PM

Marshall Medical has been the trusted source for therapy for 60 years

Comprehensive therapy since 1960

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Marshall Mobility

Mon, Nov 9, 2020 at 06:00 PM

New transport service for wheelchair, others with limited mobility

Getting to doctor's appointments now possible

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Mammograms save lives

Fri, Oct 23, 2020 at 05:00 PM

Boaz woman credits dedication to mammograms for surviving breast cancer

Three decades of annual scans

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Marti Jester

Thu, Oct 22, 2020 at 05:00 PM

Union Grove woman credits divine intervention for finding her breast cancer

Missed mammogram turns out to be perfect timing

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Amanda Young

Fri, Oct 9, 2020 at 05:00 PM

Nurse practitioner makes time to teach prevention, early detection

Counsels patients, others on self care

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Marshall County Commission Speakers Judy Smith, Kathy Woodruff and Anita McBurnett

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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Events

Fri, Nov 22, 2019 at 07:00 PM

Read labels, drink water, exercise to prevent diabetes from controlling you

A diabetes education was the reward for a record crowd attending the GoldCare 55+ Lunch N’ learn for November, which is National Diabetes Awareness Month.

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Healthy Living

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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Mon, Nov 4, 2019 at 06:00 AM

Not enough known about vaping to know long term effects

Students at Guntersville Middle School pepper a doctor with questions about e-cigarettes

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Healthy Living

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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Patient Stories

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

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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Tammie Bynum, Marshall Medical Oncology Nurses

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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Marshall Professional Center sign and front view

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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Sleep apnea situation for sleep clinic

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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Marshall Wound Clinic Staff 2019

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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Project SEARCH orientation for 2019-2020 class

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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Dr. Bernice Craze discusses healthy foods

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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Food on grill at cookout for CDC Food Safety blog

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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Project SEARCH interns enjoy a game of corn hole by Lake Guntersville

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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GoldCare hikers at Lake Guntersville State Park

Mon, Jun 24, 2019 at 03:45 PM

"Tick talk" gives hikers good advice for the trail - and elsewhere

GoldCare 55+ hiker got valuable pointers about ticks on their latest trip to the trails of Lake Guntersville State Park.

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Stethoscope with Medicaid caption

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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Measles close-up of highlighted word

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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Dr. Manganaris at DAR, vaping talk

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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GoldCare Kentucky Derby trip

Mon, May 20, 2019 at 09:10 PM

Horses, hats and hugs - these ladies made the most of their Kentucky Derby trip

GoldCare trip bonds ladies who share memorable experiences during visit to Bluegrass State.

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Dr Amanda Storey antibiotic talk to GoldCare Lunch 'N Learn

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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MCLC Montgomery Trip

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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GoldCare trip to Mooresville

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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Dr. Benjamin Shepard, gastroenterologist, colon cancer

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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Volunteers, Crafters

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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Guntersville Police Chief and MCYL

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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Children's Hospital COACHES Program

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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SmartStart boys group at Douglas Elementary

Fri, Mar 15, 2019 at 09:00 PM

SmartStart gives boys and girls a good head start on healthy exercise habits

Douglas Elementary 5th graders had fun and got a good workout thanks to Marshall Medical's SmartStart program.

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New ambulance at Marshall Medical

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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MCYL students at Shepherd's Cove Hospice

Fri, Mar 1, 2019 at 09:00 PM

Student leadership group gets a close look at healthcare career opportunities

From the hospital to hospice, MCYL students learned about a variety of career paths the healthcare arena offers.

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GoldCare luncheon with cardiologist Dr. Kathleen Evans

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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HomeCare patient on porch with nurse

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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Raymond Cox, patient of Dr. Benjamin Shepard

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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Ostomy support group

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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Marshall Tech School students visit Marshall Medical

Thu, Jan 24, 2019 at 06:35 AM

High schoolers get inside look at rewarding healthcare careers

Health Science students from Marshal Tech School got a good education the many different careers paths available during a visit to Marshall South

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Chef Joe Vance cooking gumbo for Healthy Heart class

Thu, Jan 3, 2019 at 04:00 PM

December cooking class spices it up - mark your calendar for 2019

Yumbo! Chef Joseph Vance spices up the healthy cooking routine with classic Cajun gumbo.

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Paramedic demonstrates Naloxone treatment for opioid overdoses

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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McKenzie Sampson of Project SEARCH with driver license

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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Farm Fresh employees present donation for Marshall Cancer Care Center

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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Healthy Living News
MCYL group photo with Christmas tree

Mon, Dec 10, 2018 at 04:40 PM

Leadership class gets a lesson in professionalism

MCYL students get pointers from a variety of business and management leaders about discipline, time management and good manners.

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5th grade girls at Cherokee Elementary in Guntersville during SmartStart program

Wed, Dec 5, 2018 at 07:00 PM

5th grade girls get a workout along with a valuable lesson in puberty

SmartStart program provides girls with valuable health information at a critical time of growing up.

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MCYL students with snake at tourism day

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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Photo of remote telemedicine physician on monitor and stroke patient being moved in hospital.

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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Lyndi Hall of Crossville, breast cancer survivor

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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Dr. Amanda Storey speaks at DAR school

Sat, Oct 13, 2018 at 03:00 PM

DAR students learn about IT and health STEM careers for women

Talk by Marshall Medical professionals was part of Ada Lovelace Day, which celebrates the achievements of women in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).

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Barbarians Challenge, MMC employees Jeff Stuart and Charlie Cook

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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Jennifer Peppers Best Choice Nurse

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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Babysitter Bootcamp

Thu, Jun 14, 2018 at 05:00 PM

Babysitter's Bootcamp gives sitters a fun education

Marshall Medical-Red Cross partnership teaches kids how to make babysitting fun and safe.

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Wound Care Awareness, chronic wounds, Marshall Wound Healing Center

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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Healthy Living News
Mark Leach, Cycliad, Marshall Cancer Care Center

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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Stroke award, American Heart Association

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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Historical well at Marshall South, Sand Mountain history

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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MCYL, Marshall County Leadership graduation

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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Nancy Stewart, GoldCare 55+, Senior Lunch N Learn

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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Marshall Wound Healing Center, Helogics Award 2017, Patient Satisfaction

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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Scale Back Alabama Winners, Dave Bischoff, Jim Lawley, TherapyPlus

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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Dr. Andy Finlay, Longest Serving Volunteer, April National Volunteer Month

Mon, Apr 16, 2018 at 12:25 PM

Retired as longest serving physician, Dr. Andy Finlay is now hospital volunteer.

Now he's just "Andy" to everyone he helps and he's enjoying every minute of it.

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Mock interviews at Marshall Technical School

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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SmartStart boys class from Douglas

Fri, Mar 30, 2018 at 09:25 PM

Fifth graders enjoy a fun lesson in growing up at SmartStart program

Boys and girls learn about the changes they are going through.

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Wed, Mar 28, 2018 at 07:18 PM

Foundation provides special way to honor your favorite physician

March 30 is Doctors’ Day 2018, and a reminder of Marshall County’s dedicated physicians.

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Diabetes Management Class

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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Shadow Day

Wed, Mar 14, 2018 at 08:00 PM

Job Shadowing shines a light on healthcare careers for GHS students.

High school program offers students opportunity to go behind the scenes at Marshall Medical.

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Thu, Mar 8, 2018 at 02:30 AM

Healthy eating is good eating with these fun, delicious dishes from Chef Joe

Heart Healthy Cooking Class entertains while it educates with a fun take on new ingredients.

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catheter-associated urinary tract infections reduced, CAUTI reduction,

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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GoldCare 55+, Mileage Club, Hiking Club, Senior Fitness, TherapyPlus

Tue, Feb 20, 2018 at 07:35 PM

New clubs motivate seniors to get moving, stay healthier

GoldCare 55+ introduces two fun, new ways to encourage seniors to stay active.

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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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Medicare card, Social Security number removed, identity theft

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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GoldCare, IT Department, Senior Lunch 'n Learn, Internet Security

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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Project SEARCH sets record for new hires at Marshall Medical

Mon, Jan 29, 2018 at 11:23 AM

Three new hires set a Project SEARCH record

Unique internship program is a win-win for the employees and Marshall Medical.

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Cancer diet and nutrition, cancer prevention, healthy eating, support group

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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Thermometer, freeze, winter weather preparedness

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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Thu, Dec 28, 2017 at 08:40 PM

SmartStart gives fifth-graders a fun way to learn about puberty

Almost 200 Boaz fifth-graders learned that it's smart - and fun - to learn about the changes they're going through.

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Sue Brock, Charles Brock, retirement, Marshall South

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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MCYL, student program, social skills, professional ettiquette

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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EMA Winter Weather Drill, Hospitals Prepared

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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Cancer support, Look Good Feel Better, stylist Beth Rosson

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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Dr. Manganaris discusses Low Dose CT Scan for lung cancer

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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Tue, Nov 14, 2017 at 03:20 PM

Germ warfare: Students get lesson in the importance of hand-washing

Students learn the importance of a simple act like hand-washing to maintaining good health.

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Heathy eating for diabetes

Mon, Nov 6, 2017 at 03:10 PM

10 tips to eating well with diabetes

Living with diabetes doesn't mean you can't enjoy good food.

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Zach Chamblee of Marshall Medical Project Search program

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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Sleep Disorders Center staff photo

Mon, Oct 30, 2017 at 10:00 PM

Working while you sleep - the life of a Sleep Tech

We take you behind the scenes at the Sleep Center for Sleep Tech Appreciation Week

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Cancer Center survivors at work

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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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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Fri, Oct 13, 2017 at 04:00 PM

Fight with your hands - in the war against drug resistant bacteria

Everyone can fight drug resistant bacteria by using them the right way

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Mon, Oct 9, 2017 at 05:00 AM

Teach children good sleep habits early so they can learn in school

Get them in a routine!

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Fri, Sep 8, 2017 at 05:00 AM

Homeschoolers laugh with doctor while learning about heart.

Homeschoolers got a science lesson on the heart from a doctor, but with all the giggles and snickers you would think he was a comedian.

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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, Aug 10, 2017 at 05:00 AM

Clearing up confusion about hospice and palliative care

Many people are confused when it comes to hospice care – what it offers, when it should be used and where the care is delivered.

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Wed, Aug 2, 2017 at 05:00 AM

Chef brings New Orleans flair and healthy heart cooking classes to South

Joseph Vance was still a teenager when his enthusiasm for cooking prompted his training manager to point him to a career in food.

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Tue, Aug 1, 2017 at 05:00 AM

What to wear and what NOT to wear to your mammogram

No one enjoys a mammogram, but there are things you can do to make your screening easier and more comfortable for you and your mammographer.

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Tue, Jul 18, 2017 at 05:00 AM

Relief from cancer-related exhaustion may come from a walk around the block

As if cancer weren’t bad enough, chemotherapy treatments leave patients with a crippling fatigue.

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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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Tue, Jun 20, 2017 at 05:00 AM

Why It's Crucial to Plan Ahead

No one wants to think about the end of life, but everyone should.

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Tue, Jun 20, 2017 at 05:00 AM

9 Steps to prepare for an effective visit with your doctor

Do your homework!

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Wed, Jun 14, 2017 at 05:00 AM

Volunteer aspiring to become a doctor

At 23 years old, Natalie Weaver already has more than 300 hours of volunteering in healthcare settings under her belt.

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Tue, May 23, 2017 at 05:00 AM

Program teaches job skills that lead to jobs

Project SEARCH students were on top of the world Friday as they officially graduated from the program.

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Tue, May 16, 2017 at 05:00 AM

ABC's of what to watch for with Melanoma

May is Skin Cancer Awareness month

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Tue, May 9, 2017 at 05:00 AM

A quick way to recognize stroke symptoms

May is Stroke Awareness month

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Tue, Apr 25, 2017 at 05:00 AM

Marshall Medical educating staff and patients about proper use of antibiotics

Healthcare providers are being more careful in prescribing antibiotics to patients.

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Fri, Apr 21, 2017 at 05:00 AM

What is rheumatology really?

Not just an "arthritis doctor"

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Wed, Apr 12, 2017 at 05:00 AM

Dogs make great therapists

Not all therapists are the two-legged kind.

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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

How to detect depression symptoms

World Health Day 2017 shines a light on depression

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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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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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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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Wed, Mar 1, 2017 at 06:00 AM

How to recognize warning signs of strokes

The quicker you call 911, the better

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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, 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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Thu, Jan 26, 2017 at 06:00 AM

How to Tell if You Have PTSD

Cancer survivors commonly get PTSD.

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Tue, Jan 24, 2017 at 06:00 AM

Volunteers needed at both hospitals to give exceptional customer service

Marshall Medical North and South each have their own Volunteer Auxiliary whose members can be seen buzzing around the hospitals in their bright pink smocks.

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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, 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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Fri, Jan 6, 2017 at 06:00 AM

Student got an early Christmas present – a job

Edwards is the newest employee at Marshall Medical Centers

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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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Fri, Dec 9, 2016 at 06:00 AM

Students get a big dose of professionalism

From business clothes to proper manners and polished interview skills.

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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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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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Wed, Oct 12, 2016 at 05:00 AM

5 tips to help you fight chemobrain

Chemobrain—the brain fog that 75% of people report during cancer treatment and 35% report after treatment.

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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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Tue, Sep 20, 2016 at 05:00 AM

Why do hospitals have foundations?

Many people don’t know that Marshall Medical Centers is a community-owned, not-for-profit hospital system.

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Fri, Sep 16, 2016 at 05:00 AM

How to recognize and prevent strokes

The numbers are scary.

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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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Fri, Aug 19, 2016 at 05:00 AM

Two simple things you can do to fight off depression and dementia

Marshall Medical psychiatrist Rachel Pope schooled senior citizens about depression and dementia, explaining the difference between the two and how to avoid both.

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Wed, Aug 17, 2016 at 05:00 AM

Project Literacy volunteers prepare to help kids master reading

Employees from Marshall Medical Centers and other businesses in Marshall County spent Tuesday training for a volunteer program aimed at improving the literacy rate in local schools.

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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, Aug 5, 2016 at 05:00 AM

Incontinence in women: why you shouldn't be embarrassed

You probably know that urinary incontinence is when you accidentally leak urine.

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Thu, Jul 14, 2016 at 05:00 AM

Nurses get an extra hand to teach blood pressure checks

Instructors teaching new nurses how to take care of hospital patients just got an extra hand in the classroom, literally.

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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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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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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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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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Fri, Jun 17, 2016 at 05:00 AM

Hospital helps students become scientists for a day

Marshall Medical Centers helped make scientists out of 20 students attending English Learners Camp this week.

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Wed, Jun 15, 2016 at 05:00 AM

12 Things you can do to help prevent elder abuse

June 15 is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day.

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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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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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Fri, May 20, 2016 at 05:00 AM

What lung nodules are and what sneaky thing causes them

The high occurrence of ‘spots on the lung’ in Marshall County prompted Marshall Medical Centers to open a clinic to treat lung nodules one year ago so residents could get diagnosis and treatment within 48 hours of a diagnosis.

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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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Fri, May 13, 2016 at 05:00 AM

Why a regular pap test can mean life or death for women

The purpose of a pap smear is to check for cervical cancer or pre-cancerous cells.

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Fri, May 13, 2016 at 05:00 AM

Why can’t you sleep?

Not being able to sleep is a serious problem with serious consequences, and you shouldn't resign yourself to a lifetime of feeling tired.

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Thu, May 12, 2016 at 05:00 AM

Breast cancer risk factors and how you can detect it early

It can never be said too many times – early detection is the best tool we have in fighting cancer.

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Wed, May 11, 2016 at 05:00 AM

What are hormone therapy pellets, and do you need one?

Many women are more energetic and sleeping better thanks to a hormone therapy that implants pellets into the body.

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Tue, May 10, 2016 at 05:00 AM

Menopause: how you will feel and what you can do about it

Usually the people around you notice the signs of menopause before you do.

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Mon, May 9, 2016 at 05:00 AM

Depression in women: unexpected causes and what you can do to help

“Many people struggle with depression. It is not a sign of weakness. Don’t worry about being singled out for not being a good wife or a good mother. Treatment will help you engage in life.”

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Fri, May 6, 2016 at 05:00 AM

What you need to know to protect yourself from skin cancer

Skin cancer is by far the most common form of cancer – more than breast, lung and colon cancer combined.

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Mon, May 2, 2016 at 05:00 AM

Women's health: What you need to know to take care of you

Mother’s Day kicks off National Women’s Health Week and National Women’s Screening Day, reminding women that their health is important.

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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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Fri, Apr 22, 2016 at 05:00 AM

Project SEARCH intern becomes employee in Marshall South cafeteria

“I can’t believe I’m getting to do this,” she says. “I love it. I’ve come out of my shell.”

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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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Tue, Mar 15, 2016 at 08:20 PM

She quit and you can too: 6 tips to help you quit smoking

Quitting smoking is hard, but Amber Greenhaw did it three years ago. She is still smoke-free today. For those still struggling with quitting, Amber outlined a few ways she was able to quit smoking for good.

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Tue, Mar 1, 2016 at 06:00 AM

9 Tips for parents to ensure their children get enough sleep

Preschoolers that get the right amount of sleep are less irritable and have better attention spans.

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Tue, Feb 16, 2016 at 02:00 PM

What you can do for your heart

We know that February is all about hearts. But February also is American Heart Month.

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Mon, Feb 15, 2016 at 02:00 PM

Heart Disease is Preventable – Here’s How

Marshall Medical cardiologist Dr. Kathleen Evans walked a group of seniors step-by-step through simple ways of keeping their hearts healthy with easy lifestyle changes.

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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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Thu, Jan 21, 2016 at 06:00 AM

Seniors: Find a fun form of exercise and stick with it

Seniors should find a fun way to get in shape and stick with it so they feel good and are less likely to get injured, according to Marshall Medical’s wellness guru.

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Mon, Jan 18, 2016 at 06:00 AM

This month celebrate lifesavers who donate blood

In January we honor those who literally give of themselves to save the lives of others. They are blood donors.

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Wed, Jan 13, 2016 at 06:00 AM

Doctors give MCYL students a peek inside the world of medicine

Juniors from high schools all over Marshall County were treated to a glimpse into a doctor’s world as they toured a local hospital and chatted with physicians.

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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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Fri, Dec 18, 2015 at 06:00 AM

Project SEARCH student goes from intern to employee.

Cheyenne Tarbox got a big surprise Friday. To celebrate her new job at Marshall North, her family and co-workers threw her a party.

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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, Dec 11, 2015 at 06:00 AM

Students discover career paths thanks to Project SEARCH and Marshall Medical Centers.

Kayla Hodges suddenly has a career path opening up ahead of her. The DAR graduate is well on her way to a job in healthcare rather than having to stay in fast-food work. Her promising future is thanks to Project SEARCH, which links special needs students with employers, such as Marshall Medical Centers.

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Fri, Dec 11, 2015 at 06:00 AM

Youth leadership class learns about professional dress, manners

Marshall County Youth Leadership students practiced their best manners during a formal lunch served at the Guntersville Museum on Wednesday.

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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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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

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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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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Thu, Oct 1, 2015 at 05:00 AM

Quitline provides free help for quitting tobacco

With the 25 cent per package tax increase on cigarettes in Alabama, now is a perfect time to stop using tobacco.

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Fri, Sep 11, 2015 at 05:00 AM

Youth Leaderships starts new year, new students

A new crop of future leaders in Marshall County started their training September 9.

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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, Jul 29, 2015 at 05:00 AM

Marshall Medical training ground for future doctors

Alabama is in critical condition when it comes to having enough doctors to serve the population.

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Mon, Jul 13, 2015 at 05:00 AM

TherapyPlus employee named Trainer of the Year

When Keith Britton was selected as Trainer of the Year by the Sand Mountain Reporter, he didn’t win by a nose. It was a landslide.

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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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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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Wed, May 13, 2015 at 05:00 AM

Only surviving original employee is proud of hospital

Calvin Gwen Hudgins went to work at the Boaz-Albertville Hospital in 1956 when it was only a few weeks old.

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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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Mon, Mar 30, 2015 at 05:00 AM

10 Marathon training tips you can use to train safely

Running a marathon can be one of the most rewarding experiences of a runner’s life.

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Healthy Living

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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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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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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