At The St. Mary's Regional Medical Center 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.

A Mammogram Saved Her Life

September 30, 2021

Sue Yocham tells about her breast cancer treatment and the vital importance of early detection.

Finding Compassionate Care to Tackle Cancer

September 20, 2021

After an unexpected diagnosis, Rodney Tabor turned to the St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center Cancer Center to support him through his journey.

AFib: More Than Just a Heart Flutter

August 26, 2021

Find answers to questions about atrial fibrillation and learn why getting treatment is important.

Could You Benefit From an At-Home Sleep Study?

July 19, 2021

If you’re tired of feeing tired all the time, don’t ignore it. Getting the rest you need may start with this simple test.

Spotting the Signs of Skin Cancer

July 11, 2021

Have you noticed any changes in your skin? Knowing the warning signs of skin cancer can possibly help save a life.

Juvenile Diabetes: A Life-Changing Diagnosis

July 9, 2021

Cory was just 9 years old when tiredness and other symptoms led his parents to seek medical help.

Understanding COVID-19 Vaccines

July 8, 2021

The COVID-19 vaccines have made history in more ways than one. Learn more about them from the Director of Pharmacy at St. Mary’s.

Celebrating Nearly 40 Years in Healthcare

June 23, 2021

Retiring Pharmacist Dawna Hatton shares what’s made her career – and her time at St. Mary’s – so rewarding.

A Modern Approach to Pain Relief

March 31, 2021

As the nation battles the opioid epidemic, medical advances are providing safer, smarter ways to help you feel better.

Outpatient Procedure for Chronic Ankle Weakness, Pain

March 3, 2021

For those suffering from chronic ankle pain and weakness or recurring sprains and ankle instability, one doctor at St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center has a solution.

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.

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.

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.

'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.

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.

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.

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!

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.