Cullman Regional to Host Colon Cancer Awareness Seminar May 16th

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Colorectal cancer is the 2nd leading cause of cancer-related death among men and women combined. Join Ashley Adams, RN, for this informative lunch and learn program. Ashley will be discussing colon cancer awareness, prevention and treatments. We will also be distributing testing kits to the first 100 guests to reserve their seat. The Colon Cancer…

Share Club of Cullman Donates to Hospice of Cullman County, Inc.

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Cullman Regional’s Hospice of Cullman County, Inc. recently received a donation of $4,100 from the Share Club of Cullman. The contribution came from proceeds from the Share Club’s Christmas Tour of Homes event and will benefit Hospice’s indigent care patients. Hospice uses the indigent patient care fund to assist patients and families with everyday living…

Medical Laboratory Professionals Week

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Medical Laboratory Professionals Week recognizes the important role medical laboratory professionals and pathologists play in healthcare. Laboratory professionals often work behind the scenes, and few people know about the critical testing they perform every day. Cullman Regional Laboratory Services team includes medical technologists (MTs), clinical lab technologists (MLTs), specimen processors, phlebotomists, clerks, reference techs and…

Cullman Regional Offering Free Stroke Prevention Screenings

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In recognition of National Stroke Month, Cullman Regional is offering FREE Stroke Prevention Screenings to the community on April 25th, May 9th, May 23rd and June 6th. According to the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association, 80 percent of strokes are preventable if you watch your risk factors including for high blood pressure, high…

Move More at Work

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Science shows that being more physically active has many benefits for your heart, brain and overall well-being. Take advantage of all your opportunities to sit less and move more while you work. Every minute you move adds up, so make it count! Make it a habit to take the stairs instead of the elevator, for…

Cullman Regional Celebrates Occupational Therapy Month

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Cullman Regional is celebrating Occupational Therapy Month recognizing the Occupational Therapists (OTs) and Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants (COTAs) who enable people of all ages to live life to its fullest by helping them promote health, and prevent—or live better with—injury, illness or disability. These services are available through Cullman Regional Rehab & Therapy Services as…

Medicaid Expansion – Our View from James Clements, CEO

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Throughout the United States, particularly in Alabama, there has been an ongoing debate about whether or not the state should expand its current Medicaid Program. The bottom line is that the financial benefit to the Alabama economy far outweighs the costs. What is the benefit exactly?  According to a recent report released by the Alabama…

Are You Getting Enough Sleep?

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Getting enough sleep at night can be challenging. However, getting adequate sleep is important for your body to function properly. Research suggests that chronic lack of sleep is associated with long-term health consequences such as diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, and possibly a shorter life. Lack of sleep can also affect your weight and…

6 Tips for Managing Stress

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With pressure from school, work, family, money, and health, it isn’t surprising that people of all ages can be stressed, sometimes without even realizing it! A small amount of stress can be good, but too much of it can cause health problems. Recognizing and managing stress can be a challenge, but it is important in…