A common surgical condition many patients experience is gallstones. While it is more common to occur in middle aged women, men can be affected as well. There are many factors that cause the disease and the severity varies as well. Approximately 10-15% of people have gallstones but are unaware of their condition.
You may have heard conflicting advice as to when and how often you should get a mammogram. Indisputably, mammography continues to be the best tool available to screen for breast cancer, the second leading cause of cancer death in women. Early detection through screenings, increased awareness and better treatment options have contributed to a 39% decrease of breast cancer-related deaths over the last 26 years.
Lima Memorial Health System will host the annual Fall Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Symposium on Saturday, October 21 beginning at 8:30 a.m. in the Auxiliary Conference Center for all local emergency medical service providers.