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Lung Cancer Prevention – Control the Controllables!

According to The American Cancer Society, lung cancer (both small cell and non-small cell) is the second most common cancer in both men and women. Overall, the chance that a man will develop lung cancer in his lifetime is about 1 in 15; for a woman, the risk is about 1 in 17. These numbers include both people who smoke and those who don't smoke. For people who smoke, the risk is much higher.

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Annual Shoeless Joe’s Celebrity Golf Classic Hosted by Hannibal Regional Foundation

Hannibal Regional Foundation will host their annual Shoeless Joe’s Celebrity Golf Classic Wednesday, June 8th at Norwoods Golf Course. The Foundation partners with the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame to put on the tournament, and Raymond James Financial Services is once again proud to be the Golf Classic Official Sponsor for this year’s event.

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Hannibal Regional Seeks Public Participation for 2022 Community Health Needs Assessment

Hannibal, MO - Over the next few months, Hannibal Regional Healthcare System will be working with the local community to update the 2019 Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) for the following six counties: Marion, Lewis, Monroe, Pike, Ralls, and Shelby. They are seeking input from community members regarding the healthcare needs in order to complete this work for the 2022 CHNA.  The goal of this assessment update is to understand progress in addressing community health needs cited in both the 2016 and 2019 assessment reports, while collecting up-to-date community health perceptions and ideas.

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Understanding the Importance of Having a Primary Care Provider

For every stage of life, good health starts with your primary care provider (PCP). A long-term relationship with a PCP can keep you healthier for longer, treat you when you are sick, and help you get advanced care when you need it. Unfortunately most people wait until they have a problem to find a medical provider. Delaying preventative care or avoiding the doctor’s office altogether may set you up for some unexpected health complications in the future.

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Casino Royale Event to Benefit Local Pediatric Speech Therapy

Hannibal Regional Foundation and Hannibal Rite Care are teaming up for an exciting night to raise funds for the Pediatric Speech Therapy Department at Hannibal Regional Hospital. Back by popular demand, the third annual Casino Royale event will take place on Friday, April 29, bringing blackjack, roulette and other fun casino games to the community.

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Know the Facts About Kidney Stones

Kidney or urinary stones are one of the most common diseases of the urinary tract. It is estimated that about 1 in 10 people in the US will have a urinary stone during their lifetime. Given how common this disease is, people should have a good understanding of it. However, this is not always the case. Explains Dr. Viacheslav Iremashvili, Urologist with Hannibal Regional Medical Group, “In my daily practice I encounter some people with a little familiarity with this problem, but there are also many who have incorrect beliefs about urinary stones.”

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Hannibal Regional Provides Innovative Spine Care

In a three-month period, one in four adults in the United States experience at least one day of back pain, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Most back pain is short lived and requires only simple, conservative treatment. However, in certain situations, corrective surgery might be necessary. Dr. Rahul Basho, orthopedic surgeon and Director of the Hannibal Regional Spine Center, continues to be a leader in conservative back pain treatment and surgery in northeast Missouri. He consistently utilizes the most up-to-date techniques and technology to provide the best possible outcomes for patients. Dr. Basho and his team are routinely recognized by Healthgrades for their exceptional care, most recently with the 2022 Five-Star Recipient for Spinal Fusion Surgery and 2022 America’s 100 Best in Orthopedic Surgery awards.

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Hannibal Regional Medical Group Welcomes Emad Zakhary, MD

Hannibal Regional Medical Group is pleased to announce the addition of Vascular Surgeon, Dr. Zakhary to their team. Dr. Zahkary is board certified by the American Board of Surgery in vascular and general surgery. He is also board certified by the American Board of Endovascular Medicine. Dr. Zakhary has a doctorate (Ph.D.) in surgery from Cairo University and a Master’s of Science in Clinical Outcome Research from Saint Louis University. He completed a residency in general surgery followed by a fellowship in vascular surgery at Cleveland Clinic.

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TIPS TO HELP PREPARE KIDS FOR TIME CHANGE

Two times a year, clocks spring forward or fall back for daylight saving time (DST), and the time change threatens to wreak havoc on sleep schedules. A one-hour shift in sleep could disrupt sleep cycles for about a week, sometimes longer. “For many families, this may mean early morning wakeups, bedtime resistance, or even extra night-waking as kids adjust,” shares Hannibal Regional Medical Group Pediatrician, Emma Wright, DO. “However, there are a few things families can do to help make the transition easier on kids.”

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Events

Lunch at Mom's Breastfeeding Class

Jun06,202206:30PM

This class will provide information about the benefits of breastfeeding for baby and mom and answer any questions about creating the best experience.

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27th Annual Hannibal Cannibal

Jul02,202206:30AM

Hannibal, MO -- Mark your calendars for the 27th Annual Hannibal Cannibal, Saturday, July 2, 2022 presented by Hannibal Regional Foundation. The Cannibal, which takes place during National Tom Sawyer Days, is a Hannibal tradition, drawing runners from across the United States. Sponsored by Advance Physical Therapy, the race includes 5K, 10K and 15K run, as well as a 5K leisure walk so it is suitable for all levels of athletes.

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Lunch at Mom's Breastfeeding Class

Jul16,202209:00AM

This class will provide information about the benefits of breastfeeding for baby and mom and answer any questions about creating the best experience.

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Lunch at Mom's Breastfeeding Class

Aug01,202206:30PM

This class will provide information about the benefits of breastfeeding for baby and mom and answer any questions about creating the best experience.

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Lunch at Mom's Breastfeeding Class

Sep03,202209:00AM

This class will provide information about the benefits of breastfeeding for baby and mom and answer any questions about creating the best experience.

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Lunch at Mom's Breastfeeding Class

Oct03,202206:30PM

This class will provide information about the benefits of breastfeeding for baby and mom and answer any questions about creating the best experience. 

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Lunch at Mom's Breastfeeding Class

Nov12,202209:00AM

This class will provide information about the benefits of breastfeeding for baby and mom and answer any questions about creating the best experience.

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Lunch at Mom's Breastfeeding Class

Dec05,202206:30PM

This class will provide information about the benefits of breastfeeding for baby and mom and answer any questions about creating the best experience.

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