Nurse Navigator Helps Cancer Patients Make the Connection
2/27/2015

Nurse Navigator Helps Cancer Patients Make the Connection

O’Neal’s role is to guide cancer patients and their families through unfamiliar healthcare territory, educating them about their treatment plans, assisting with the processing of financial paperwork and providing emotional support. Read More
Five Children, One Hospital
2/17/2015

Five Children, One Hospital

When Jill Allen was pregnant with her first child, there was never any question as to where she would deliver her baby. Read More
Every Minute Counts
2/17/2015

Every Minute Counts

Last January, while recovering from surgery on his left foot, Jim Linehan noticed swelling in his right leg. While he knew he should alert his surgeon, Dr. Christopher Walker, and his wife, Dottie Linehan, he didn’t. It ended up being an almost fatal mistake. Read More
Bonding After Back Surgery
2/17/2015

Bonding After Back Surgery

Sitting down to dinner, getting out of bed or tying a shoe: They’re all simple acts that, until recently, David Johnson couldn’t do without grimacing in pain. Read More
A Quick Return
2/17/2015

A Quick Return

With five grandchildren and a full-time job as a bank teller, Linda McFarland spends a lot of time on her feet. So when she had to have a hysterectomy at Fairfield Medical Center, she was happy to hear she wouldn’t be laid up for long. Read More
Bouncing Back
2/6/2015

Bouncing Back

Athletic trainer is first line of care for Lancaster athletes. Read More
A Weightless Walk Helps Heal Joints
2/6/2015

A Weightless Walk Helps Heal Joints

Most people dread the thought of having to use a treadmill, especially as part of physical therapy following an injury or medical procedure. But Fairfield Medical Center is aiming to make that experience less painful. Read More
Back to Nature
2/6/2015

Back to Nature

Lancaster resident enjoying life again after mitral valve repair surgery. Read More
Extinguishing Heartburn, GERD and Acid Reflux
1/28/2015

Extinguishing Heartburn, GERD and Acid Reflux

Whether it’s regurgitation, bloating, acid reflux or all of the above, one-third of U.S. citizens who live with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) know the meaning of the word discomfort.

That’s why more than 1,000 people have sought relief from the Fairfield Medical Heartburn Center in just two years. Read More
Back To Saving Lives
1/28/2015

Back To Saving Lives

During a fire at the Lancaster Campground, Craig Spiller grabbed the heavy hose off of the fire truck and began to carry it toward the fire – just as the Lancaster Firefighter had done many times before. While trying to maneuver the hose, he heard a loud “pop” in his right shoulder. He immediately knew something was not right due to the pain and lack of mobility in his shoulder. Read More
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