To wash ornot to wash

To wash ornot to wash

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention caused quite a stir recently with its consumer warning on raw chicken.Don’t bother with washing, ...

May 15th, 2019 |  


Lima Memorial Health Focus: Colorectal cancer screening guide

Lima Memorial Health Focus: Colorectal cancer screening guide

Most patients see their primary care providers for annual well visits. If you are someone who does not have a primary care provider, my first advice t...

March 27th, 2019 |  


Lima Memorial Health Focus: What’s my risk?

Lima Memorial Health Focus: What’s my risk?

The American Cancer Society predicts there will be 101,000 new cases of colon cancer and 44,000 cases of rectal cancer in 2019. While the patient is t...

March 13th, 2019 |  



Lima Memorial Health Focus: Heart check key before any surgery

Lima Memorial Health Focus: Heart check key before any surgery

Every surgical procedure carries some risk, but generally the risk is relatively low, especially in healthy individuals. (Serious medical complication...

February 27th, 2019 |  


Lima Memorial Health Focus: Role of speech therapist

Lima Memorial Health Focus: Role of speech therapist

Although sometimes taken for granted, our ability to communicate is truly a gift. Communication is far more than expressing our basic needs. Communica...

January 30th, 2019 |  


Lima Memorial Health Focus: Team approach to fighting cancer

Lima Memorial Health Focus: Team approach to fighting cancer

Almost half of all men and a third of all women in the United States will receive a cancer diagnosis at some point during their lives. And, unfortunat...

January 16th, 2019 |  


Lima Memorial Health Focus: Role of cardiac rehab

Lima Memorial Health Focus: Role of cardiac rehab

Coronary artery disease is a common condition in our society. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates approximately 735,000 heart att...

January 2nd, 2019 |  


Lima Memorial Health Focus: Chronic kidney disease

Lima Memorial Health Focus: Chronic kidney disease

Kidney disease is diagnosed when a person’s kidneys are unable to filter blood the way they should. This lack of filtration can cause waste to b...

December 19th, 2018 |  


Lima Memorial Health Focus: Spine surgery: What you need to know

Lima Memorial Health Focus: Spine surgery: What you need to know

Spine surgery continues to evolve with the focus gradually shifting away from larger surgical interventions to those which offer individuals a more ra...

December 5th, 2018 |  


Lima Memorial Health Focus: Is palliative care right for you?

Lima Memorial Health Focus: Is palliative care right for you?

Over the past 10 years, palliative care has been one of the fastest growing specialties in the United States. Approximately 90 million Americans are l...

November 21st, 2018 |