The sun. In the heady days of summer it makes us think of taking a swig off a bottle of water with no trouble. But hand us a crisp wintery morn without the sun beaming down in Wyoming and we may be reluctant to think of staying quite so hydrated. During these dry wintry months staying hydrated is just as crucial a concern as any other time in our calendars, especially in Wyoming where the arid climate can be more extreme in the months where nights come on more quickly.v
Wintertime is here again Wyoming. And while that brings images of comfy sweaters, hot cocoa, snow, and shorter days it also can mean the reappearance of stomach flu or as it's commonly called: Norovirus.
Need to know how many steps you actually take in a day? Well there's an app for that, or several. The way that technology has evolved in the last decade has meant strides forward, literally and figuratively in the science of measuring steps, including: Smart Watches, Apps, and FitBit style accessories that calculate movement over a 24 hour period.
As a family practice physician, Memorial Hospital of Converse County's Dr. Deeanne Engle sees a wide variety of patients. As her practice has grown, so has her work with children. As a mother herself, Dr. Engle understands the importance of finding a physician for your child's wellness check-ups, but also for those day-to-day parenting dilemmas, illness concerns and development questions. Dr. Engle shares a little about her nine years of experience at Memorial Hospital of Converse County and her work in pediatric care.
Our September Health Challenge is rolling right along and we wanted to keep you updated as to your choices to participate right along with us this week. So peruse your daily options below and let us know how you are planning to Mix It Up This Month! You can also sign up for this challenge at: https://www.conversehospital.com/healthchallenges/
Now that the August Health Challenge has drawn to a close, let's look at some great ways to keep these items as a staple of your diet. You've come this far right? So read on to discover 5 tips to keep this challenge going!
What started as an internal initiative at Memorial Hospital of Converse County, has now crossed over into the larger community. And with good reason. The monthly health challenge began as a way for hospital staff members to not only just compete but begin to become a healthier organization from the inside. The challenges, starting with Stop the Pop, have asked hospital employees to make their health an even greater priority.
One of our areas of focus in our facility is on the long term health of our patients, especially the orthopedic concerns of our community. Below we have listed 10 ways to help increase and maintain knee cartilage health. These are ideas not just for those whose knees plague them now but also great for those who would like to avoid concerns in the future!
Whether it's a case of the flu that just won't go away, an ear infection or even a suspected broken bone, Memorial Hospital of Converse County Urgent Care physician assistants, nurses and staff members are prepared to address the urgent medical needs of the community. Conveniently open Monday through Friday from 7 am. to 6:30 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., the providers at Urgent Care offer much of the same services as a primary care doctor, and even the emergency room, on a walk-in basis.
We've all been there, you get excited about a diet change, or a new eating plan comes out and it's all the rage amongst your friends and family and you are ready! But then a couple of weeks pass and you are now looking at what was once a pretty exciting change with sheer boredom.