News & Events at Lourdes

There is always something to talk about at Lourdes. It may be new equipment, better care for patients, or a renovation for a department in the Medical Center. Many times, it’s about a new award we received. (We really are just doing our jobs.) Enjoy the news from Lourdes!

Let Your Heart Be Light: Taking Care of Yourself During the Busy Holiday Season

December is often called the most wonderful time of the year – and for good reason. Visits with family and friends, exchanging gifts, sharing delicious meals and giving back to charitable causes are all great reasons to celebrate during this festive time of year. Unfortunately – for many of us – December is often the […]

End Your Year on a Healthy Note

As 2019 draws to a close, it’s as important as ever to ensure that you’re keeping your health at the top of your priority list and finishing out the year strong. Preventive care is a key factor in maintaining your overall health – and often surprisingly friendly to your bank account. The end of the […]

November is Diabetes Awareness Month

DIABETES: What You Should Know If you aren’t living with diabetes, there’s a good chance that at least one of the friends or loved ones who you’ll see this upcoming holiday season is affected by the disease. In fact, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 30 million people in […]

Health Insurance – Are you covered?

Are You Covered? Health Insurance Marketplace Now Open Through December 15 November 1 marked the beginning of open enrollment for 2020 health insurance coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace. Since debuting in 2013, the Health Insurance has provided access to low-cost healthcare coverage for millions who would otherwise be without health insurance or who are […]

Handling Medications Safely Promotes Healthy Homes and Communities

Most of us, at one point or another, have taken medicine to help heal from illness or injury. In fact, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 82 percent of American adults take at least one medication and 29 percent take five or more. Medications are a vital part of healing from illness […]

The Fight Doesn’t End October 31

Moving beyond awareness and into peace-of-mind with annual mammograms October marks Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a time set aside each year to review our knowledge of this disease, shine a spotlight on its risks and symptoms, and raise awareness of how we can help fight it. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention […]

Getting in the Immunization Routine: Regular vaccinations support individual and community health

With summer drawing to a close, it will soon be time to focus on getting back into more “normal” routines. After-school practices, homework, carpool duties and the like become the order of the day once more. But there’s another routine that shouldn’t be ignored amid all of the excitement of a new school year – […]

Healthy Habits to Ensure a Successful School Year for Kids

When the days get shorter, it’s a good sign that another school year is just around the corner. As you begin to tackle your back-to-school to-do lists, we’ve got a few tips to help ensure that your family is ready for another successful and healthy school term. Schedule annual physicals. The beginning of a new […]