Guidelines for Diabetes Management

Nov. 24, 2014

If you faced a threatening illness and were offered help, would you take it? That’s exactly what the Diabetes Education Program in Paris, Illinois provides: a variety of diabetes care services, in... Read More.

Raising the Standard of Care

Oct. 28, 2014

Biopsies are a necessary second step to ensure a correct breast cancer diagnosis. When a mammogram reveals a new mass, change in tissue or any other abnormality, a breast biopsy may be recommended... Read More.

Cardiac Arrhythmias

Sep. 24, 2014

Does your heart beat so slow that it’s hard to get your breath? Does your heart seem to race within your chest? Does it sometimes feel like your heart is just quivering rather than beating steadil... Read More.

Breastfeeding: Investing in Your Baby's Future

Aug. 26, 2014

Did you know that breastfeeding doesn’t just benefit your baby the first six months or first year of his life? A baby who is breastfed exclusively for the first six months of life reaps benefits i... Read More.

Playing It Safe This Summer

Jul. 25, 2014

We all know that you must wear a life jacket when you’re playing on the water, and helmets when biking and playing contact sports. You also protect yourself from mosquitoes and regularly check for... Read More.

Men's Health Month: Making Health Your Top Priority

Jun. 24, 2014

Men often take better care of their cars than their own health. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in men in the United States, causing one in every four male deaths, yet men are twenty-... Read More.

Paris Community Hospital, a Nationally Accredited Stroke-Ready Hospital

May. 28, 2014

Though four out of five strokes are preventable, a stroke will affect someone in the United States every 40 seconds. Do you know your risk for stroke? A stroke occurs when a blood clot blocks an a... Read More.

The Technology Behind Your Local Critical Access Hospital

Apr. 21, 2014

At Paris Community Hospital, we constantly search for ways to improve our level of patient care. From cardiac rehabilitation and infusion services to the wound care center and our occupational hea... Read More.

What is Occupational Therapy?

Mar. 13, 2014

Are you struggling to get back into the swing of things as you recover from an injury or illness or cope with a disability? You may benefit from occupational therapy, or treatments used to develo... Read More.

February is National Senior Independence Month

Feb. 13, 2014

One of life’s greatest blessings is the privilege of living to a “ripe old age” where some of the heavier responsibilities of life drop off our shoulders. We finally have the time and opportunity ... Read More.


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