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All Posts in Category: Health & Wellness

Prevention is Cure

On May 12, 2022 Governor Gordon signed a proclamation recognizing May as Trauma Awareness Month in Wyoming. Every year in May,

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2nd Dose COVID-19 Vaccine

Through January 22, Sheridan Memorial Hospital (SMH) has provided COVID-19 vaccinations to approximately 1,000 people in Sheridan County. That includes SMH employees and the priority

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ADDING Positive Changes for 2022

We often look at the New Year as an opportunity to make changes within our lives in some way, shape, or form.  That change could be financial, personal growth, how free time is spent, or a

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Anne’s Story

Anne Hinman was kind enough to leave this 5 star google review about Sheridan Memorial Hospital’s Wyoming Rehab:  “I could not have been happier

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Back in the Saddle

January 23, 2019 Many people in this community know the name, Mark Ferries and recall him as a fourth generation undertaker with the former Ferries Funeral Home. However, there are fewer who realize he is a competitive team roper. Mark...

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Body Mass Index

By Kristi Ramsey, RN, BSN, RCIS, CVRN - Sheridan Memorial Hospital Cath Lab Manager October 2019 Today in the United States, approximately 5.7 million adults have a condition known as Heart Failure, with an additional 500,000 adults being newly diagnosed...

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Can you get the flu shot too early? Perhaps…

By Sierra Gross Stallman, MD – Medical Director for Sheridan Memorial Hospital's Internal Medicine practice With our sunny 90 degree days and all the attention currently on COVID-19, it seems impossible to fathom flu season is coming near.  Uncertainty about...

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Cancer Screening & Preventative Care

by Nina Beach, Advanced Oncology Certified Nurse Practitioner at Sheridan Memorial Hospital’s Welch Cancer Center September 2019 Cancer screening and preventive care is an important aspect for overall health. Screenings look for cancer before a person has symptoms. Many cancers,...

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Cancer Screening & Preventative Care

By Nina Beach, MN, FNP-C, AOCNP, Advanced Oncology Certified Nurse Practitioner at Sheridan Memorial Hospital’s Welch Cancer Center Cancer screening and preventive care are important aspects of overall health.  Screenings look for cancer before a person has symptoms.  If caught...

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Cardiac Rehab – Healthy Habits for Life

By Cassie Mullins, RN Cardiopulmonary Rehab Supervisor at Sheridan Memorial Hospital In Sheridan, we are lucky to have many services to support heart health, from the cardiology team at the Heart Center, to our Cardiac Catheterization Lab and state of...

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Chuck Burgess – August Employee of the Month

August 2019 Basketball and running played a major role in Chuck Burgess’ life at Tongue River High School and at the University of Wyoming. He never considered it “working out” because he loved the game.  The motivation was easy and...

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Colon Cancer Awareness Month

March 20, 2019What is the most important thing you need to know about colon cancer?  It is mostly preventable, through screening.March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month, and while it may not be the most glamorous topic for your upcoming dinner...

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Congestive Heart Failure Explained

By Joseph Garcia, MD – Cardiologist from Sheridan Memorial Hospital’s Heart Center February is Heart Month and it is particularly fitting that Sheridan Memorial Hospital has accomplished Accreditation by the American College of Cardiology (ACC) for the treatment of congestive...

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Connie’s Story

Connie Bachel, a longtime employee of Sheridan Memorial Hospital (SMH), contracted COVID-19 in mid-September. Bachel and six of her co-workers

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COVID-19 Vaccination Facts For Parents

Wyomingites ages 12 and up can now receive the COVID-19 vaccine, following a thorough review and decision by the FDA and CDC. More families have the ability to protect their children and return to the activities and people they love.

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COVID-19 Vaccines explained

We have all been affected by Covid-19, which is why we look for safe and effective ways To protect our families, communities, businesses and mental health by reducing disease burden, keep us from getting Covid-19, and allow us to resume social

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DEPRESSION

The holidays can be a joyful time, filled with laughter, fun, and togetherness. However, the holidays can bring despair to those who have lost

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Exercise and Type II Diabetes

A patient tells us …  “I was diagnosed with Type II diabetes (or prediabetes) and my doctor told me to exercise. What now?” Bring told you have Type II

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Fall Prevention is Key in Trauma Program

By Erica Ridgeway, BSN, RN – Sheridan Memorial Hospital Trauma Program Coordinator Sheridan Memorial Hospital’s Trauma Program reviews cases for patients who have suffered a trauma of any kind.  Along with this, we review and develop policies and protocols to...

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Healthcare by Video

by Melanie Aksamit, Process Improvement Coordinator, and Kristopher Schamber, MD – both of Sheridan Memorial Hospital’s Internal Medicine Practice. Tele-health.  Tele-medicine.  Zoom.  These are terms that have been thrown around frequently in the last few months.  Chances are you have...

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Heart Failure

January 23, 2019By Jennifer Graslie, a Physician Assistant with Sheridan Memorial Hospital Big Horn Heart CenterHeart failure is a prevalent disease affecting 3.7 million Americans. It is more prevalent than all forms of cancer combined.  Heart failure occurs when fluid...

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Heart Failure Education and Free Screenings

May 23, 2019 In an effort to educate the community about the risks associated with heart failure, Sheridan Memorial Hospital will hold a series of education sessions and free screenings for the public. This education includes risk factors that lead...

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Help For Those With Parkinson’s Disease

February 19, 2019 By Darrin Goyn, Physical Therapist at Sheridan Memorial Hospital's Wyoming Rehab. Parkinson’s disease is a progressive neurological disease. The disease is due to a loss of dopamine, which is a chemical messenger responsible for transmitting signals within...

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High Sugar Diet & Memory Decline

By Megan Sexton, RND Which came first: the junk food or the memory decline?  This question is being investigated currently by researchers and has revealed a strong correlation between a diet high in sugar and saturated fat with decreased memory...

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