At the St. Mary's Blog you'll find information you can use to improve your overall health and well-being, and stories about our amazing patients and Healthcare Heroes serving our community.

Timothy Jones, MD, board-certified otolaryngologist at St. Mary's Medical Center

A New Tool for Sinus Surgery at St. Mary's

December 15, 2020

The Stealth Station Surgical Navigation System for Sinus Surgery offers patients a safer, more-thorough procedure, according to Timothy Jones, MD, board-certified otolaryngologist.

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Alice Hurt speaking with St. Mary's staff person

An Annual Mammogram Saved Her Life

October 12, 2020

At Alice Hurt’s yearly mammogram, a suspicious finding led to her diagnosis and treatment of cancer at St. Mary’s Medical Center Cancer Center.

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Headshot of Leon Spain

Compassionate Cancer Care Bonds Patient, Staff

September 10, 2020

Nearly three years after being diagnosed and treated for esophageal cancer at St. Mary’s, Leon Spain tells the story of his cancer journey and those who helped him to heal.

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Larry LeCrone with farm equipment

"It's Like You Get a Do-Over With Life"

August 18, 2020

After a heart attack and triple bypass surgery, Larry LeCrone tells how cardiac rehabilitation turned his health around.

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Jimmy Blaser Discharge Celebration

COVID-19: A Survivor Story

May 26, 2020

The coronavirus hit hard and fast for 59-year-old Jimmy Blaser. But he battled his way back with support from his team at St. Mary’s.

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Rising to the Challenge of COVID-19

May 21, 2020

A member of the St. Mary’s team tells about his service — and his heartening experience — on a volunteer trip to New York City.

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Car Decals Identify and Honor Healthcare Heroes

May 20, 2020

One member of the St. Mary’s staff was especially excited to get his decal. It was his idea!

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Case Managers Show Their Support for Staff … With Chalk

May 12, 2020

Hospital entrances were decorated with colorful messages of encouragement for the staff to help brighten their day.

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