• How to Avoid Injury When Training for a Race

    by Delilah Newton | Aug 21, 2018
    Whether you are a first-time race participant or you're a seasoned veteran; a runner or walker; tackling a 5K or the full marathon distance; it’s important to take care of your body during the last few weeks of training and on race day.
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  • Expert Video Series: Understanding COPD

    by Andrew Laker | Aug 20, 2018

    In this video, Columbus Regional Health interventional pulmonologist Dr. Deepankar Sharma shares insights about chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) — what it is, how COPD is diagnosed and treated, as well as how to live with and manage the disease.

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  • What Is A Nurse Practitioner?

    by Delilah Newton | Jul 31, 2018
    Nurse practitioners (N.P.s) are clinicians who treat various health issues while focusing on disease prevention, health management, and patient education.
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  • Nurse Practitioners Extend Care, Expertise and Compassion

    by Delilah Newton | Jul 05, 2018
    Columbus Regional Health (CRH) is introducing a new model of care in some Columbus Regional Health Physicians offices and at Columbus Regional Hospital to improve the services we provide to patients. As part of this model, nurse practitioners and physicians work as a team to care for patients.
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  • Is My Blood Pressure in the Safe Range?

    by Delilah Newton | Jul 05, 2018
    In 2017, the American Heart Association updated the guidelines for detecting, preventing and treating high blood pressure. Normal blood pressure is now defined as 120/80 mmHG or lower. Here is where other numbers fall on the blood pressure scale.
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