Health News Magazine March 2020

Health News Magazine Spring 2020 (March)

Health News Online is a comprehensive online publication that offers health information, safety tips and other information that can help enhance the health and well being of residents of northwest Oklahoma.

In This Issue:
Illustration of shapes in human lungs
Spring 2020 (March)

Detecting Lung Cancer Earlier With a Low-Dose CT Scan

Screening is important because by the time symptoms appear, the cancer already will have reached an advanced stage. The scan is simple, painless and non-invasive.
Man sitting, coughing, with blanket over his shoulders
Spring 2020 (March)

Ask the Professional: What You Need to Know About Pneumonia

Lora Vaverka, APRN-CNP, shares information on symptoms, causes and appropriate treatment of pneumonia.
Group of older women exercising outdoors
Spring 2020 (March)

Boosting Bladder and Bowel Control

St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center urologist Jarrett Kruska, MD was the first in the state to implant the FDA-approved Axonics® Sacral Neuromodulation System – an innovative therapy that uses nerve stimulation to treat bladder and bowel dysfunction.
Todd Batchelder talking with St. Mary's healthcare staff member
Spring 2020 (March)

Getting Healthy Knees and His Smile Back With Joint Replacement Surgery

Todd Batchelder says that anyone who is experiencing knee pain and knows they have to get something done should go to the Joint Camp at St. Mary’s.