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Please Don't Kiss the Baby!

Please Don't Kiss the Baby!

December 24th, 2018

What can seem like a simple cold or a fever blister for an adult, can be fatal for a baby. RSV (Respiratory Syncytial Virus) is extremely contagious and adults are contagious before they show any symptoms. Anyone coming in contact[...]

It's Not Too Late to Get Your Flu Shot!

It's Not Too Late to Get Your Flu Shot!

December 4th, 2018

To flu or not to flu…that is the question! While many people still question whether or not to get a flu shot each year, it is still one of the safest and most effective ways to prevent the flu. It[...]

Myrtue Medical Center to Honor  Medical-Surgical Nurses During  ‘Medical-Surgical Nurses Week’

Myrtue Medical Center to Honor Medical-Surgical Nurses During ‘Medical-Surgical Nurses Week’

November 1st, 2018

The nurses are being celebrated for their dedication, skills, and heroism. Medical-surgical nurses focus every day on caring compassionately for patients and families. The Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN) has designated a special week to shift that focus to the nurses[...]

Make Halloween Safe and Fun for Kids of All Ages
Myrtue Welcomes Jennifer Bruck, ARNP

Myrtue Welcomes Jennifer Bruck, ARNP

October 24th, 2018

Myrtue Medical Center is excited to introduce you to the newest Advanced Practice Professional to join Myrtue’s team of family practitioners, Jennifer Bruck, ARNP, FNP-BC. Starting Nov. 12th, Jennifer will begin seeing patients Monday through Friday in Myrtue’s Earling Clinic, and[...]

Time for Flu Vaccine!

Time for Flu Vaccine!

September 28th, 2018

Protect yourself, your family and your community this season with an annual flu vaccine for everyone in your family who is 6 months and older. This fall, Myrtue Medical Center’s Department of Public Health is offering a variety of flu[...]

Child Passenger Safety Week Focuses on Teen Passengers
Bronchiolitis and RSV: What Helps, What Doesn't

Bronchiolitis and RSV: What Helps, What Doesn't

September 21st, 2018

by Dr. Nathan Boonstra – Blank Children’s Hospital Pediatric Clinic Bronchiolitis season is quickly approaching. There’s a lot of worry, frustration, and confusion about bronchiolitis, so I’m going to try to clear the air, so to speak. Bronchiolitis Is Not Bronchitis Bronchiolitis and bronchitis sound so similar[...]

Firework Safety: What You Need to Know to Stay Safe this Fourth of July

Firework Safety: What You Need to Know to Stay Safe this Fourth of July

July 2nd, 2018

The Fourth of July is quickly approaching, bringing with it all of our favorite summertime activities…cookouts, pool parties and fireworks! Keep yourself and your family safe this year by following these tips. Obey local laws. Before you grab your fireworks on[...]

Swallowing Disorders Common Complication From Stroke, Parkinson’s, and Other Medical Conditions in Adults

Swallowing Disorders Common Complication From Stroke, Parkinson’s, and Other Medical Conditions in Adults

May 17th, 2018

With swallowing disorders affecting 300,000–600,000 people yearly in the United States, and the impact of these disorders on daily life multifaceted and potentially severe, it is critical that all Americans understand the treatment options available to them should they or[...]