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Bowers Certified as a Mental Health First Aid Instructor

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White River Health (WRHS) is pleased to announce the certification of Lindsey Bowers, BSW, MS, MRC, Director of Marketing for Behavioral Health, as a Mental Health First Aid Instructor. As an instructor, Lindsey can train community members to become Mental Health First Aiders.

Lambert Moves to New Location

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Effective April 28, John Lambert, MD, FACS, General Surgeon, will be seeing patients at the Stone County Family Medicine Clinic located at 105 Case Commons Drive in Mountain View.

Sleep Makes Achieving Your Dreams Possible

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Sleep is a complex, dynamic physiological process which facilitates critical bodily functions including memory formation, cognitive function, immune function, cardiovascular health, major restorative functions (protein synthesis, tissue repair, muscle growth), endocrine function, mood, etc. Until the 1930s, scientists had poorly understood sleep; however, since then further studies have revealed that sleep is a dynamic period when the brain actively regulates critical bodily functions. Sleep is essential for survival just like oxygen, water, and food.

WRMC Employee of the Year

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White River Medical Center (WRMC) recently announced the selection of the 2020 Employee of the Year.

Families of Healthcare Workers During COVID-19

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During this COVID-19 Pandemic, families of healthcare workers have faced major changes in their physical, psychological, and social wellbeing. While healthcare workers were on frontlines treating COVID patients, their spouses single-handedly dealt with household chores, running errands, helping with online schooling, keeping the kids entertained, and trying to maintain a sense of normalcy and stability when in the back of your mind there’s a constant fear of losing loved ones to this horrible virus.

Hidden Smoke: The Dangers of Passive Smoking

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Smoking is a common pastime many enjoy. Most individuals encountered cigarettes during adolescents due to familial and peer influences. A couple cigarettes a day can easily progress to a couple packs per day as a result of the addictive nature of nicotine. This powerful neurochemical offers anecdotal benefits to everyday life such as stress relief, improved concentration, and appetite suppression. However, rarely does one encounter anyone who can list the numerous health benefits of tobacco cigarettes.

COVID-19 1B and 1C Vaccination Information

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​Governor Asa Hutchinson has updated the list of people eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine during the 1B and 1C phase of vaccination. Below is a detailed list of everyone currently eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine vaccination in the 1B and 1C phase.

Check Yourself Before You Wreck Yourself: Know Your Medications…

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Have you ever heard of polypharmacy? Polypharmacy is defined simply as the use of multiple medications by a patient. Although the precise number varies, more than 5-10 medications being taken by one patient (including prescriptions/over-the-counter drugs/herbal supplements) qualifies for polypharmacy. The term is important because many individuals, especially those over 65, are at increased risk for harm from 1) interactions between multiple medications 2) increased risk for falls and fractures and 3) increased risk for metabolic disturbances that could lead to severe confusion or lethargy.

WRHS Updates Visitor Hours

Administrator News

With the decrease in COVID-19 cases in the county and across Arkansas, White River Health (WRHS) continues to modify visitor hours to better suit our patients and visitors.

WRMC Extends Visitor Hours

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With the decrease in COVID-19 cases in the county and across Arkansas, White River Medical Center (WRMC) is eager to announce the extension of visiting hours.