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Ready to Exercise? Read these 8 Warming Up tips first

Posted by | Posted in Bariatrics, Expert Tips, SportsCare | Posted on 30-04-2011

OK. You’ve been slacking off on your exercise routine while you’ve enjoyed a pleasant winter hibernation, but it’s time to get active again now that the weather’s warming up.

Where to start? First step: check in with your family medicine physician if you’re beginning a new routine.

After that, Gabriel Stinson, a sports enhancement specialist at Memorial’s SportsCare, has a few pointers on how to warm up. Read the rest of this entry »

New home for outpatient surgery, emergency and radiology services opened at Taylorville Memorial Hospital

Posted by | Posted in Taylorville, Videos | Posted on 29-04-2011

Taylorville Memorial Hospital is now even better equipped to serve the needs of the greater Christian County community following the recent opening of its state-of-the-art, 32,000-square-foot outpatient services center on the hospital campus.

The single-story outpatient services center is now home to the hospital’s outpatient surgery, emergency and radiology services. It’s designed to provide patients with comfort, convenience, safety, and access to advanced technology.

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A new day in healthcare for Logan County

Posted by | Posted in Construction, News | Posted on 28-04-2011

Over the past half-century, Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital has thrived. While the healthcare environment has caused other rural hospitals to cut back or even eliminate some services, our continued focus on our mission to improve the health of the people of Logan County has led to growth and success.

So when it became apparent in recent years that ALMH could not be remodeled to keep up with modern healthcare trends, the solution was obvious: break ground on a new hospital. Read the rest of this entry »

The Gift of Life

Posted by | Posted in Transplant, Videos | Posted on 27-04-2011

The numbers are staggering – more than 111,000 people waiting for an organ transplant nationwide, 5,000 of them in Illinois. Every 10 minutes, a new person is added to the national waiting list and an average of 18 people die each day while waiting for a transplant.

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Should You Choose Memorial’s Emergency, ExpressCare or Primary Care?

Posted by | Posted in Emergency | Posted on 27-04-2011

When you’re injured or ill, you may be unsure about where to turn for care. Memorial has you covered with our Emergency Department, three convenient ExpressCare locations and our network of 14 primary care physician clinics. Read the rest of this entry »