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Free Events to Teach Lifesaving CPR Basics
April 24, 2019
This May and June, Tanner Health System is offering a chance to learn the fundamentals of saving a life with free CPR training at five convenient locations throughout west Georgia and east Alabama. CPR — or cardiopulmonary resuscitation — is used to help keep a heart pumping in instances of sudden cardiac arrest, when the heart abruptly stops. Sudden cardiac arrest can be caused by electrolyte imbalances, electrical shock, extreme stress to the body, a severe lack of oxygen (such as after drowning or asphyxiation), cardiac rhythm disturbances, structural heart disease and more. Effective CPR provided immediately after sudden cardiac arrest can triple a person’s chances of survival. Unfortunately, only 32 percent of people who experience sudden cardiac arrest ...
Tanner: Residents Should Have a Difficult — But Necessary — Conversation
April 16, 2019
It’s hard to talk about one’s own mortality. But those conversations about what one wants at the end of life can be vital in ensuring one’s own wishes are met — and can provide a comfort to loved ones who can be assured ...
Keep Calm, Moms: Tanner Offers Prenatal Yoga
April 08, 2019
If you’re an expecting mom, your plate may be overflowing with all the things you have to get done before your little one arrives. While picking a pediatrician, shopping for baby gear and getting the nursery just right may be some of the ...
Bring Your Baby: Tanner Offering Baby and Me Yoga Classes
April 03, 2019
New mothers, rejoice! Tanner Health System’s Get Healthy, Live Well is offering a new class that will give you the opportunity to work out, bond with your baby and relax at the same time. Registration is now open for Baby and Me Yoga ...
Jennifer Marshalek, DO, Joins West Georgia OB/GYN
April 01, 2019
Access to specialized women’s care continues to expand throughout the region as Jennifer Marshalek, DO, joins the patient care team at West Georgia OB/GYN. Dr. Marshalek is board-certified in obstetrics and gynecology. She earned her ...
Tanner Offering New ‘Diabetes 101’ Class
March 22, 2019
A diagnosis of diabetes or being told one is at risk for developing the disease can raise a host of questions: What is it? How can I stop it? How can I control it? Tanner Health System’s Get Healthy, Live Well is offering a free class to ...
Tanner Heart Care to Hold Giveaway for Two AEDs
February 25, 2019
Emergency department physicians and interventional cardiologists save hearts and lives every day at Tanner Health System’s accredited chest pain centers at Tanner Medical Center/Carrollton and Tanner Medical Center/Villa ...