What You Need to Know About CPR

By jsmith | July 26, 2021

Countless lives are saved every day by cardiopulmonary resuscitation, or CPR, and it’s some of the most valuable knowledge you can have. This week on the blog, we’re covering the basics of CPR, including when and how to give it. When to use CPR If someone is not breathing, it’s…

UPDATE: COVID-19 Testing

By njeffers | July 20, 2021

If you are experiencing a medical emergency, please call 911. Arkansas is experiencing yet another rise in COVID-19 cases. Testing has become an important tool in detecting the presence of COVID-19 in the body and stopping the spread of the virus in our community. Cabot Emergency Hospital offers safe, fast,…

Celebrate the Fourth of July the Safe Way

By jsmith | June 30, 2021

It’s the Fourth of July weekend, and we’re ready to celebrate! Nothing kills the mood faster than an accident or injury at a holiday gathering. That’s why we’re reviewing these important outdoor safety tips, so nothing interferes with your fun-filled Independence Day! Grilling safety Whether you have ribs, kabobs, or…

Vegetables You Should Be Eating

By jsmith | June 15, 2021

Summer is in full swing, and we all want to look and feel our best. Today is National Eat Your Vegetables Day, the perfect time to up your veggie intake and diversify your palate! You know vegetables are good for you, but how? We’re breaking down what in-season vegetables offer…

FDA Approves Breakthrough Drug for Alzheimer’s Disease

By jsmith | June 9, 2021

The FDA has granted accelerated approval for Aduhelm (aducanumab), a drug used to treat Alzheimer’s disease. Drugs approved under the accelerated approval pathway have proven to be more beneficial than what’s currently on the market for life-threatening illnesses. Considering Aduhelm is the first drug of its kind and the first…

Care for the Skin You’re In

By jsmith | May 25, 2021

As the warmer weather picks up and we start spending more time outside, it’s important to educate ourselves on the serious risks, causes, and dangers of skin cancer. May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month, and with Memorial Day right around the corner, it’s a great reminder to love and protect…

Thank You to Our Staff on National Hospital Week

By jsmith | May 7, 2021

The month of May is dedicated to thanking all the devoted individuals who selflessly and tirelessly work to improve the health and wellness of their communities! Nurses Week Every year, Nurses Week introduces National Hospital Week. Nurses Week begins on May 6 and ends on Florence Nightingale’s birthday on May…

Managing Allergies and Asthma

By jsmith | May 3, 2021

In 1984, the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) declared May to be “National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month.” With May being peak season for both allergies and asthma, it’s an opportune time to discuss the conditions that affect more than 65 million Americans. Allergens Allergies are a hypersensitive…

How to Better Manage Your Stress

By jsmith | April 12, 2021

Inhale…Exhale… April is Stress Awareness Month! In 1993, Stress Awareness Month was created to bring awareness to the causes and cures for the “modern stress epidemic.” And after the intense year we had in 2020, there couldn’t be a more opportune time to talk about the effects stress has on…

World Purple Day for Epilepsy Awareness

By jsmith | March 23, 2021

March 26th is World Purple Day, an international effort to raise awareness for epilepsy and recognize the 65 million people living with it worldwide. There seems to be a general lack of understanding about epilepsy because it’s not discussed in-depth very often. That’s why this Purple Day, we’re educating our…