Health Beat

“Health Beat” is Pocahontas Memorial Hospital’s weekly column in the Pocahontas Times with health news, tips, and information to help you live a healthier life!

Dining with Diabetes Wraps Up Until Fall

The fall 2014 class of Dining with Diabetes held a reunion on Monday, January 19 at the Marlinton Presbyterian Church to follow up from their month long series of classes in October. The 2014 class was the largest class ever in the 15 years that Dining with Diabetes has been held in Pocahontas County with […]

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Women’s Health Services Available at PMH Rural Health Clinic

During National Cervical Health Awareness Month, Pocahontas Memorial Hospital urges women to make cervical health a priority in the New Year. The importance of regular lifesaving screenings and vaccines cannot be stressed enough. Each year in the United States approximately 12,000 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer; and even though cervical cancer is highly preventable, […]

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Flu Officially in Pocahontas County

Pocahontas Memorial Hospital Rural Health Clinic providers have seen dozens of confirmed flu cases over the last several days and Dr. Neal Rehberg, DO stresses the importance of all folks taking the necessary precautions to avoid the flu. Pocahontas County is not alone with its high flu numbers; according to the West Virginia Bureau of […]

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Make it Your Resolution to Live Healthy in the New Year

Another year has begun and with it, the annual ritual of making New Year’s Resolutions. This year, take charge of your health with a few of our suggestions: Eat more fruits and veggies.  We’ve heard time and again that we need at least five servings of fruits and vegetables each day. But the Centers for […]

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Rural Health Clinic Advice on CDL/DOT Exams

In May 2014, new procedures were mandated by the West Virginia Department of Transportation requiring physicals for all CMV drivers (Commercial Motor Vehicles) to be performed by a “Certified Medical Examiner.” In addition, new recommendations and guidelines were put in place regarding certifications. Pocahontas Memorial Hospital’s Rural Health Clinic understands that driving is many people’s […]

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