March 31, 2020
Vernal, UT, Mar. 31, 2020 – In response to questions about how members of the community can assist in the region’s novel coronavirus (COVID-19) response, Ashley Regional Medical Center today announced that it is accepting donations of unused and handmade medical and protective supplies and equipment.
March 30, 2020
Ashley Regional Medical Center is dedicated to helping everyone in our region navigate the COVID-19 environment in which we are all living right now. We have received many questions from our patients, partners and neighbors about how people can assist our efforts to keep our community as safe and healthy as possible.
March 20, 2020
These are the commonly asked questions and answers about coronavirus (COVID-19) testing.
March 18, 2020
Ashley Regional Medical Center is committed to providing the highest quality care and ensuring the safety of our patients, employees, providers, volunteers and visitors at all times. While COVID-19 is new, effectively responding to other infectious diseases is not. We have tested processes and plans in place to respond to situations involving infectious disease year-round. Here is what we are doing to stay ready and effectively respond to COVID-19
March 11, 2020
Diabetes is one of the biggest health issues facing Americans today. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 30 million people in the U.S. have diabetes. That’s one in 10 Americans. And one in four of those who have it don’t know they have it.
March 8, 2020
According to the American Cancer Society, you should begin colon cancer screenings at age 45. Those at higher than average risk may need to begin screening prior to age 45, and more frequently and/or with specific tests.
March 5, 2020
Eating healthy helps us get and stay healthy. And there’s no better time to adopt useful strategies for making good nutrition an essential part of your health journey than National Nutrition Month.®
February 29, 2020
“Colonoscopies are vital to improving our ability to find colorectal cancer quickly and early, which makes the disease much easier to treat,” says Trevor Mathis, MD, a surgeon at Ashley Regional Medical Center. “This simple procedure also aids in prevention, as we have the ability to identify and remove colorectal polyps before they become cancerous in the first place.”
February 29, 2020
Thank you for joining us on this 29-day journey of heart health.
February 28, 2020
Some research has shown a link between poor oral health and poor heart health.
February 27, 2020
While many inherited traits are good, others – like heart disease – aren’t. It’s important to know how your family’s history with heart disease can affect your own heart health.
February 26, 2020
You probably know that healthy eating and regular physical activity are critically important to maintaining good heart health. But there are a number of other things you can do to give your heart an extra boost that might surprise you.
February 25, 2020
When a heart attack strikes, minutes matter. Those first few minutes following a heart attack are critical in determining the short-term and long-term outcome for the patient. Being able to quickly recognize what’s happening and act can help ensure that the victim gets proper medical treatment as soon as possible.
February 24, 2020
Things change as we get older. It’s important to understand what you should keep in mind as you age. Check out these pointers on what to remember as each decade comes and goes, as well as some things to keep in mind at every age.
February 23, 2020
As a parent, there are a number of great reasons to get your kids to think of their health as a priority. And there are a number of great ways to help them do that, including regular physical activity
February 22, 2020
While it’s nice to treat yourself from time to time, it’s important to keep the decadent desserts as a special treat, rather than an every-night occurrence. Check out this recipe for Grilled Peaches with Yogurt and Honey. When peaches aren’t in season, try swapping them for some heart-healthy blueberries or raspberries.
February 21, 2020
Consistently getting a good night’s sleep is one of the most beneficial things you can do for the health of your mind and body. And it’s particularly important for your heart.
February 20, 2020
Playing an active role in your preventive health is a key factor in preventing heart disease and managing your risk factors for heart problems. And one of the best preventive health measures is your annual check-up with your primary care provider.
February 19, 2020
Your heart is working hard for you, so let these fun facts about your heart inspire you to work a little harder to keep it healthy.
February 18, 2020
Understanding the risk factors, signs and symptoms of heart disease can have a big impact on the likelihood of a positive outcome and a strong recovery when issues arise.
February 17, 2020
It’s important for us to find ways to help our heart be healthy. Weight can be a critical indicator of our risk level for heart problems. More specifically, where that weight is can also elevate risk.
February 16, 2020
Instead of snuggling into the couch after your work day, try incorporating some physical activity into your evening routine first.
February 15, 2020
If only you could make your brown bag lunch more exciting. Well, you can! Start with this Broccoli Salad with Chopped Walnuts.
February 14, 2020
There are many benefits to taking time for yourself. A little alone time can help you recharge, improve your focus and manage stress – which is key to maintaining a healthy heart.
February 13, 2020
Ashley Regional Medical Center has been recognized as a Top 100 Rural & Community Hospital for the fourth consecutive year by The Chartis Center for Rural Health
February 13, 2020
An important step in taking charge of your health is speaking with your healthcare provider about medications you are taking, including its favorable results and any potential side effects.
February 12, 2020
You’ve heard the phrase, “Laughter is the best medicine,” right? There might be more truth to it than you think.
February 11, 2020
What are the primary signs of heart disease in men and women? When should you call your provider? And when should you call 9-1-1?
February 10, 2020
When it comes to heart health, you might hear your provider talk about your “numbers” – specifics about your health that play an important role in your heart health and determining your risk for heart disease.
February 9, 2020
The easiest way to start is to pick one or two of these ideas and add them to your daily routine. Then when you’ve turned your new behaviors into a habit, add another. Over time, small changes can add up to big results when it comes to your health.
February 8, 2020
If you’re an egg lover and open to a change, utilizing just the whites of the egg every now and then can benefit your heart, particularly if cholesterol is a concern.
February 7, 2020
There are many ways to manage stress; however, there’s one in particular that’s been helping people for centuries: yoga.
February 5, 2020
Eating smart for your heart starts at home.
February 4, 2020
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about one in 16 women age 20 and older have coronary heart disease, while only approximately half of women recognize that heart disease is women’s number one killer. Additionally, women can sometimes experience heart attack symptoms differently from men.
February 3, 2020
Here are a few common – and often overlooked – signs that a heart attack may be approaching. If you have concerns about experiencing these symptoms, talk to your provider and ask questions about your risk factors so you can get a pulse on your heart health.
February 2, 2020
Did you know that exercising as little as 30 minutes each day can improve your heart health and quality of life?
February 1, 2020
Leap Year gives you an extra day. But a healthy heart can give you extra years. That’s why Ashley Regional Medical Center is celebrating American Heart Month with 29 Days of Heart.
February 1, 2020
Each day in February, we’ll be posting a short article featuring recipes, tips, exercise ideas and important information to know to help you stay heart smart.
January 16, 2020
One step in taking an active role in your health to help ensure a healthy life is by knowing specific numbers that play an important role for your heart.
December 26, 2019
“Many people don’t connect the dots between the quality of their sleep and the quality of their overall health,” says Shelly Sorensen, sleep specialist with Ashley Regional Medical Center. “Most adults need at least seven to eight hours of sleep each night to maintain good health.”
November 7, 2019
“Quality and patient safety are our top priorities,” said Greg Gardiner, Chief Nursing Officer at ARMC. “Being recognized places us among the top tier of hospitals across the country when it comes to patient safety. This achievement demonstrates the tireless commitment of our staff to our organization and most importantly the patients we serve.”
September 30, 2019
Flu vaccination is the best protection from the flu virus. While it is still possible to contract the flu after getting vaccinated, it is much less likely; and should you get sick, studies show that flu vaccinations can make your illness less severe.
September 5, 2019
“Cholesterol” is probably one of the most common words you hear when it comes to heart disease, what and what not to eat, and general health and well-being. And while the more one hears about something, the easier it can be to become desensitized to it, it’s important to stay aware of the critical effect that cholesterol can have on your overall health – and especially your heart.
August 12, 2019
When the days get shorter, it’s a good sign that another school year is just around the corner. As you begin to tackle your back-to-school to-do lists,
June 5, 2019
However you choose to enjoy this season, following some key safety tips can help you ensure that this summer is a safe and healthy one.
May 7, 2019
At Ashley Regional Medical Center, we know that it takes around-the-clock efforts and dedicated teamwork to provide the highest quality care for our neighbors and achieve our mission of Making Communities Healthier®.
April 18, 2019
The Mercy Award recognizes one employee from each of LifePoint Health’s hospitals who profoundly touches the lives of others and best represents the spirit and values on which the company was founded.
April 2, 2019
April showers might bring May flowers, but many of us are well aware that they can also bring tree and grass pollen and other allergens that can cause us to wheeze, sneeze and sniffle our way through spring. At Ashley Regional, our mission is Making Communities Healthier®, and that includes helping you manage seasonal allergies.
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