Heart disease is the leading cause of death in women, and Deb Gilbert almost contributed to that statistic. Thanks to her grandson’s lifesaving actions and the care of her cardiac and therapy teams at FMC, Deb is now urging other women to pay attention to the warning signs that she ignored.
After a stroke affected the use of Terri Garrett’s left arm and hand, her therapy team at FMC helped her establish a plan of action to reclaim the mobility she had lost.
When Levi Vanatta required hospitalization following an RSV diagnosis, his care team at FMC pulled together to help him make a full recovery.
You’ve heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but is there any truth to the matter? Read on to learn more about the benefits of starting the day with a healthy, delicious meal.
Mental health is important to overall health, and our psychology can also play a big role in how we manage our weight. In this article, learn more about identifying types of hunger.
The Lancaster Fire Department, Fairfield Medical Center and Community Heart Watch recently came together at Deb’s Corner Café in Lancaster to recognize a staff member from the restaurant whose quick action helped save a life.
Surviving a heart scare often marks the start of a new, health-focused lifestyle. For many, it’s a realization that can feel overwhelming. This was certainly true for Keith Garrett, now 57, of Lancaster. Hours after experiencing a cardiac event and receiving care at Fairfield Medical Center, Keith found himself wondering what his future might look like. Fortunately for him, his doctor instructed him to enroll in FMC’s Cardiac Rehabilitation Program in the coming weeks.
Fairfield Medical Center is one of just three Ohio hospital systems investing in Intuitive’s ION robotic technology, designed to beat lung cancer in the earliest stages of disease. The ability to biopsy suspicious nodules, regardless of size or location within the lung, will lead to faster treatment and better outcomes for those facing the life-changing diagnosis.
Fairfield Medical Center is excited to announce the implementation of robotic-assisted surgical procedures, an innovative advancement that will benefit patient care.
Fairfield Medical Center’s Community Heart Watch Committee is the recipient of a $5,000 grant from the PulsePoint Foundation, money that will be used to purchase AEDs (automated external defibrillators) for public safety staff and the community.
Illness and injury can be scary and uncomfortable, but knowing where to go in certain situations can help ease some of your stress and anxiety.
Learn more about booster vaccinations and additional doses.
Fairfield Medical Center is committed to investing and expanding services in Perry County. Opening Nov. 22, 2021, FMC’s new office space – located at 775 Carroll St., New Lexington – will offer convenient access to diagnostic and specialty care.
Fairfield Medical Center and Community Heart Watch – a committee dedicated to raising awareness and improving survival rates of sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) – recently received a $9,950 grant from the Fairfield County Foundation that will be used for education and the purchase of automated external defibrillators (AEDs) for the community.
Bystander intervention from neighbors, strangers and friends can double or triple the chance of a cardiac arrest victim’s survival. Unfortunately, emergency situations can inspire fear – and fear can make us freeze. Being aware, prepared and armed with the knowledge to intervene can give you the courage you need to save a life.
Cancer patients at Fairfield Medical Center will experience shorter and more precise radiation treatments beginning September, 2021 thanks to new technology that was purchased through a generous donation from the FMC Foundation.
The Lancaster Fire Department, Fairfield Medical Center and FMC Community Heart Watch came together during Festival Fair Day on July 24 to recognize a local teenager whose quick action helped save the life of his grandmother.
Here are a few tips to keep your bones strong and healthy.
Healthy decisions start at home, and planning ahead can improve your health while saving you time and money. Learn more about meal planning and smart grocery shopping here.
Keeping an eye out for hazards can help you identify and avoid them before an injury occurs. Looking at the world through this safety lens can help you protect yourself and those around you. Read on to learn more about common dangers and pitfalls – and how to avoid them.
It’s no secret that the summer heat can be brutal. While infants, the elderly and those with health conditions are most at risk for negative effects, even the young and healthy can be impacted. Learn how to stay safe and healthy this season.
The “focus” of this article is on digital eyestrain and the importance of receiving regular, comprehensive eye exams. Learn more about protecting your eyes and managing digital screen usage while at home or work.
The key to waking up feeling refreshed and well-rested is understanding – and managing – your “internal alarm clock,” or circadian rhythm. Learn more about how you can become more of “morning person.”
In today’s world, it can be difficult to separate fact from fiction, but it’s important to know which is which – especially when it comes to heart health. Learn more about common (and misleading) blood pressure myths.
Improve your hydration and health by making smart choices – like avoiding sugary beverages – and incorporating these tips into your day.