Springfield Regional Medical Center receives American Heart Association awards

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (WDTN) – Mercy Health – Springfield Regional Medical Center received three American Heart Association Achievement Awards.

According to a release, the awards are for implementing quality improvement measures that ensure cardiovascular patients receive efficient and coordinated care.

Mercy Health said it participates in the AMA’s “Get With The Guidelines” programs, which help reduce barriers to prompt treatment for cardiovascular events. As a participant in the programs, the hospital applied for the award recognition by demonstrating how it has committed to improving quality care for patients.

“Springfield Regional Medical Center is honored to be recognized by the American Heart

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Top 4 Benefits and Uses of Cannabichromene

What Is CBC and What Are the Benefits of This Cannabinoid? | Leafly

By now, you probably must have heard about cannabinoids or CBD. However, the chances are slim that you have heard about cannabichromene (CBC)– a non-psychoactive cannabinoid found in the cannabis plant. While it was discovered more than half a century ago as one of the primary cannabinoids, CBC hasn’t gained much attention until recently. That means it’s yet to undergo more research, but all the indicators are positive for potential therapeutic benefits. If you’re curious to know how CBC capsules and other forms of Cannabichromene can help improve your health, here are some great pointers.

Prevents Cancer

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Experimental artificial heart implanted into Indiana man at U of L Health-Jewish Hospital | News

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) — U of L Health – Jewish Hospital is the second facility in the U.S. to implant a new experimental artificial heart.

The Aeson total artificial heart was implanted into a middle-aged man from southern Indiana last Friday.  The man’s name was not released. It took seven-and-a-half hours to do the surgery on the patient, who had severe biventricular heart failure. U of L Health said in a release that he is doing well in the cardiac surgery ICU.

The device made by CARMAT in France is designed to help people with end-stage heart failure have more

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Types of Breast Cancer Treatment

Breast Cancer Signs, Symptoms, Causes, Treatments, and More

The treatment options for breast cancer are based on whether the cancer cells are sensitive to hormones, the type, size, grade, and stage of breast cancer. The doctor also considers the patient’s preferences and overall health. 

This article will look at the different treatment options for breast cancer treatment available. They include:

  • Chemotherapy
  • Palliative (supportive) care
  • Immunotherapy


Chemotherapy is a type of treatment that uses drugs to damage rapidly growing cells, which include cancer cells. Suppose there is a high risk that your cancer will reoccur or spread to other areas of your body. In that case, the … Read More

Health Habits to Avoid if You Don’t Want a Heart Attack, Say Experts

A broken heart can, in fact, kill you. Heart disease—which can refer to several types of heart conditions, including coronary artery disease, and can lead to a heart attack—is the leading cause of death in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Yet about 80 percent of cardiac and stroke events may be prevented with knowledge and heart-healthy action.

So what can you actually do? We’ll answer that question with 15 more. Eat This, Not That! Health rounded up a list of your biggest Qs about heart disease—and found As for them all. Keep reading

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Rugby stars in call for Irish men to take better care of their hearts

One in four men do not consider heart health a priority, despite cardiovascular disease being a leading cause of premature death in males.

Peter Stringer et al. standing in the grass: Irish international rugby players Peter Stringer and Malcom O’Kelly promote the campaign (Michael Chester/PA)

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Irish international rugby players Peter Stringer and Malcom O’Kelly promote the campaign (Michael Chester/PA)

Data from the Central Statistics Office (CSO) shows that almost 30% of all premature deaths in 2018, in those under 65, were from cardiovascular conditions, such as hear attacks and strokes.

Almost three quarters of those deaths, 73%, were in men.

Despite this, an Ipsos MRBI poll, for the Irish Heart Foundation, has revealed that 28% of men

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