Health

Just A Cold, Seasonal Allergies, Or COVID-19?

During this time of year it can be difficult to distinguish between having just a cold or seasonal allergies. With the fears of COVID-19, this dilemma becomes even more important, and can be quite frightening with the wrong information. Let’s unpack the symptoms of just a cold, seasonal allergies or COVID-19, and when to be concerned.  » Read more about: Just A Cold, Seasonal Allergies, Or COVID-19?  »


Tips For Dealing With Social Distancing

Social distancing may be the term we have become familiar with, but to many it has come to mean isolation and loneliness.  Loneliness can breed fear, anxiety, and sadness. We hope the need for social distancing will end soon, but while we are living through it, many need some tips for dealing with social distancing.  » Read more about: Tips For Dealing With Social Distancing  »


6 Common Types of Ultrasound and How They Are Used

Also known as ultrasonography or sonography, ultrasound uses high frequency sound waves that are translated into images. Most people are familiar with using ultrasound for prenatal care and to observe the fetus as it develops. This is solid proof that ultrasounds are safe. There are other types of ultrasound, and in fact, let’s look at the 6 common types of ultrasound and how they are used.  » Read more about: 6 Common Types of Ultrasound and How They Are Used  »


6 Frequent Causes for Feeling Lightheaded

Many of us have had the experience of feeling lightheaded when getting up from a sitting position too quickly or maybe after skipping breakfast or lunch. Usually it passes quickly, and we forget about it. Feeling lightheaded may be nothing serious, but let’s look at these 6 frequent causes, and when you should be concerned.  » Read more about: 6 Frequent Causes for Feeling Lightheaded  »


How Your Fingernails Can Show Signs of Disease

Many women prefer to paint their fingernails in a rainbow of different colors, but what is hiding beneath the colorful polish could be informative. Carefully observe your nails between your next manicure to learn how your fingernails can show signs of disease.  » Read more about: How Your Fingernails Can Show Signs of Disease  »


What Your Stool Color Says About Your Health

We all want to be those people, right? The ones who maintain the perfect diet and have the most consistent bowel movement schedule, never having to worry about anything going wrong. While it’s ideal, it’s certainly the exception to the rule. But, that doesn’t mean that you should always have abnormal stool!
If you’re seeing different abnormal colors, here are some potential causes.  » Read more about: What Your Stool Color Says About Your Health  »


WMC Cardiac Rehab 5K Run/Walk

 
Weirton Medical Center’s (WMC) Cardiac Rehab Department invites you to join us at the Cardiac Rehab Wellness 5K Run/Walk. WMC’s 5K Run/Walk will benefit heart health and wellness within the community by providing outreach programs.
Saturday, September 28th, 2019 from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: WMC Parking Lot

Early Bird Special Ends August 31st
 

FAQs
 
Is there going to be a “Pre-Registration Packet Pick-Up” Day?
Yes, there will be two different dates to pick up pre-registration packets.  » Read more about: WMC Cardiac Rehab 5K Run/Walk  »


How Your Weight Can Influence the Formation of a Hernia

Most of us know that our weight can have a positive or negative impact in our lives. Being overweight, for example, brings with it a number of health issues including cardiovascular problems, high blood pressure, and an increased risk for Type 2 Diabetes.  » Read more about: How Your Weight Can Influence the Formation of a Hernia  »


12 Simple Solutions to High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure increases your risk for dangerous health conditions like a stroke, a heart attack, kidney disease, and chronic heart failure. If that doesn’t give you the motivation to manage your blood pressure, this might.  » Read more about: 12 Simple Solutions to High Blood Pressure  »


5 Easy Ways To Avoid Catching The Flu This Season

Unless you are a hermit, live in a bubble, or plan to stay in the woods alone from October through March, you are susceptible to the flu.  » Read more about: 5 Easy Ways To Avoid Catching The Flu This Season  »


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