• Give Your Daughter a Shot Against Cancer With the HPV Vaccine

    by Delilah Newton | Aug 03, 2021
    About eight in 10 people will eventually be exposed to HPV. It’s one of the most common sexually transmitted infections. Often, people don’t even know they have it. A new study confirms one way to keep your daughter safe is to get her vaccinated against HPV, or human papillomavirus. This may slash her risk of developing cervical cancer by up to 88%.
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  • PLATELET-RICH PLASMA (PRP) PROGRAM

    by Delilah Newton | Jul 28, 2021
    Columbus Regional Health Orthopedics and Sports Medicine is now able to offer and perform platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections for a wide range of orthopedic and musculoskeletal conditions.
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  • 6 Health Screenings to Help Men Prevent Disease

    by Delilah Newton | Jul 21, 2021
    Guys, can you remember the last time you had a checkup? It’s important to visit your healthcare provider for regular checkups — even if you’re feeling well. During your visit, ask about screening tests that can detect diseases and health conditions early, before you have any symptoms.
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  • Volunteer Spotlight: John Brooks

    by Kelsey DeClue | Jul 16, 2021
    John Brooks is a self-described “people person.” That has made volunteering at the greeter stations at Columbus Regional Hospital a great fit.
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  • Antibiotics: the double-edged sword

    by Kelsey DeClue | Jun 24, 2021
    Today, there are more than 100 different antibiotics at our disposal to treat both minor and major infectious conditions. However, there is another side to this group of chemicals that isn’t so encouraging: side effects and resistance. How do we maximize the goodness of these antibiotics and shed the risks as much as possible?
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