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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 they’re making the right decisions. However, fewer than half of the nation’s severely or terminally ill patients have included an advance directive in their medical record, and as many as 75% have not notified their medical care providers that they have an advance directive at all, according to a report from the U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. “Advance care planning conversations should become as normal with healthcare providers as discussing why you should take a flu shot or receive an annual screening ...
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 ...
Tanner’s ‘Red for a Reason’ Event to Spotlight Women’s Heart Health
February 08, 2019
Heart disease is the leading cause of death among American women, accounting for one in every three women’s deaths, according to the American Heart Association. Every minute, another American woman loses her life to heart disease. The ...