You know the feeling. You’ve just arrived home from work, or you’re curled up on the couch watching a movie. Suddenly, the urge for candy, chips or pretzels hits you hard. While giving in to these cravings is fun in the moment, it actually hurts your health over time. Keep your body and your taste buds happy with these heart-smart snack swaps.
The American Cancer Society estimates that there will be more than 150,000 new cases of colon and rectal cancer combined in 2023. Overall, the lifetime risk of developing colorectal cancer is about 1 in 23 for men and 1 in 26 for women. A screening colonoscopy is the best way to prevent and detect colorectal cancer in its early stages when it is most treatable.
American Cancer Society experts determined that screening starting at 45 could help save lives by discovering cancer in its earliest stages in younger adults
National Women Physicians Day, Feb. 3, marks the birthday of Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell, the first woman to receive a medical degree in the United States in 1849. It is an opportunity to recognize and honor the accomplishments of female physicians everywhere, and especially within Columbus Regional Health. CRH is particularly excited to recognize this day, as we also celebrate our first all-female medical staff leadership (Secretary, Chief-of-Staff-Elect, Chief-of-Staff, and Past Chief-of-Staff).
Edward Taylor of Madison, Indiana, shares his experience as a recipient of the transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) procedure. Columbus Regional Health Interventional Cardiologist Nandu Gourineni, MD, discusses the advantages of TAVR for patients with severe aortic stenosis.
Nov 28, 2023, 19:07 PM by Laker, J.Watch three angles of the ongoing construction of NexusPark through November, 2023.Full story
Nov 15, 2023, 19:09 PM by Andrew LakerOffice hours for CRH-affiliated practices and service lines for the 2023/2024 holiday season.Full story
Nov 1, 2023, 17:35 PM by User Not FoundColumbus Regional Health Healthy Communities Council recognizes unintentional and intentional gun deaths and injuries as a public health crisis.Full story
Oct 12, 2023, 16:03 PM by DeClue, A.On Oct. 28, Columbus Regional Health Breast Health Services will offer a free clinical breast screening event for those whose insurance does not cover breast screenings. Also, throughout November, the CRH Lung Care Team is offering low-dose lung scans to anyone who is eligible and hasn’t had a lung scan before.Full story
Oct 11, 2023, 17:54 PM by DeClue, A.Columbus Regional Health is pleased to announce the first phase of the relocation process for those practices and services moving into the health system’s dedicated space in NexusPark. In this first phase, OB/GYN Associates will relocate to NexusPark and open to patients on Oct. 23, 2023.Full story
Sep 13, 2023, 19:33 PM by Newton, A.The safety of Columbus Regional Health's workforce is our priority. The formation of the Columbus Regional Hospital Police Department in 2020 has allowed us to have immediate response from law enforcement for workforce members. As part of their work, our Workplace Violence Prevention Committee reviews workplace violence incidents and looks at how to incorporate various scenarios in our training and education for staff.Full story