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Pet Therapy Program Heals Patients and Families

Jul 12, 2024, 2:46 PM by Allison Sanford
Our hospital's Pet Therapy Program began in 2008 when an ICU doctor – who had her own pet therapy dog – suggested it to hospital administrators. Today the number of pet therapy teams is 12 and counting.

Beyond the Battlefield: Understanding PTSD

Jul 10, 2024, 1:53 PM by Allison Sanford
Most people are aware of PTSD among service members, what many don’t realize is it can also manifest itself in a myriad of non-military situations. Say a serious auto accident, for instance, or a domestic trauma.

Superfood of the Month: Watermelon

Jul 1, 2024, 1:43 PM by Allison Sanford
From quenching your thirst to protecting your heart, watermelon offers a wide array of benefits that can enhance your overall well-being. Add cubes to salads, blend into smoothies or enjoy a refreshing slice on its own.

Protect Yourself From Lyme Disease

May 29, 2024, 9:12 AM by Allison Sanford
One of the challenges of Lyme disease is its diverse range of symptoms, which can mimic other conditions, leading to misdiagnosis or delayed treatment.

Fifth's Disease: What Parents Should Know

May 24, 2024, 9:57 AM by Allison Sanford
While it might sound like something from a math textbook, Fifth's Disease, also known as erythema infectiosum or slapped cheek syndrome, is a viral infection that primarily affects children.

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Disclaimer: This blog is intended for general understanding and education about Lexington Medical Center. Nothing on the blog should be considered or used as a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Blog visitors with personal health or medical questions should consult their health care provider.