Monthly Archives: May 2011

Be Prepared for Summer Emergencies

Star Country’s John and Tammy Interviewed Emergency Services nurse, Cory Morrisard! Star Country’s John and Tammy Interviewed Emergency Services nurse, Cory Morrisard. Click the play button to listen! If a summer filled with fun activities is your goal – packing a … Continue reading

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Great 100-calorie Summer Snacks

Star Country – 100 Calorie Snacks 2011-05-25 Star Country’s John and Tammy ate up Meriter Dietitian Krista Kohls snack suggestions! Click the play button to listen! It’s summer time and you know what that means – shorts, tank tops and … Continue reading

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Sean Yetman, MD, joins Meriter’s experienced Cardiothoracic Surgery Team

  The Meriter Medical Group is proud to welcome Dr. Sean Yetman, Cardiothoracic Surgeon. “When the patient forgets that I am their surgeon and considers me a friend, I’ve succeeded.” Education and Certification: • 2010, Aortic Surgery Fellowship, Yale-New Haven Hospital, … Continue reading

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Welcome Family Medicine Physician Meg Parker, MD

The Meriter Medical Group is proud to welcome Dr. Meg Parker to Meriter Deming Way. Dr. Parker is a Family Medicine physician who can provide primary health care for your entire family. “I enjoy listening to and helping patients and … Continue reading

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Meriter Again Named One of the Nation’s 100 Top Hospitals by Thomson Reuters

For the second year in a row Meriter Hospital was named one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals® by Thomson Reuters, a leading provider of information and solutions to improve the cost and quality of healthcare. The Thomson Reuters 100 … Continue reading

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May is National Stroke Awareness Month

Star Country – Stroke FAST advice 2011-05-18 It’s important to think F.A.S.T. when you suspect someone’s having a stroke. Listen to Dr. Mel Pearlman, Meriter Emergency Services, and Star Country’s John and Tammy discuss why! This May, Meriter is part of … Continue reading

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Meriter Participating in National Disaster Drill

Meriter is in Day Two of a nationally coordinated three-day disaster DRILL. The disaster is a series of events including two earthquakes – one outside of Memphis, TN and a smaller one in Evansville, IN. THESE ARE NOT REAL EVENTS – … Continue reading

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Should I Give my Baby a Vitamin D Supplement?

Vitamin D is an important vitamin for people of all ages.  It aids the body in calcium absorption, bone growth and remodeling, reducing inflammation, and helping immune function.  You get Vitamin D through certain foods and also through a process … Continue reading

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Celebrate National Women’s Health Week, May 8-14

Meriter’s health care team is ready to be your lifetime partner in providing excellent women and infants’ health services.  We offer evaluation, treatment and procedures for a variety of health issues. We are honored to have delivered more babies than … Continue reading

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May is Osteoporosis Awareness Month

Osteoporosis is the weakening of the bone as it loses density and mass. Typically, this comes with age but it can occur at any age. Osteoporosis is also more common in Caucasian and Asian women, especially slender women, but it can … Continue reading

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Welcome Tammy Saunaitis – Chief Human Resources Officer

This week, Tammy Saunaitis joined the Meriter Health Services Administrative Team as its new Chief Human Resources Officer. In this role she is responsible for the strategic human resources services of Meriter Health Services including employee and labor relations, compensation and … Continue reading

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Probiotoics: What Parents Should Know

I’ve been receiving some questions from parents regarding probiotics for their children, so I thought I’d give a quick primer on the facts about probiotics, as well as my thoughts on using them. What are Probiotics? Probiotics are essentially living … Continue reading

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