At The Wellington Regional Medical Center Blog you'll find information you can use to improve your overall health and well-being, and stories about our amazing patients and Healthcare Heroes serving our community.

How to Tell What's Causing Your Symptoms

September 17, 2021

If you're feeling under the weather, here's how to determine what may be to blame.

Do You Have These Signs of Depression?

September 17, 2021

Depression is a very real but treatable illness. Knowing the signs can help you start feeling better.

Can Exercise Lower Breast Cancer Risk?

September 17, 2021

As if you needed another good reason to move more, here's one worth smiling about.

What Will College Life Be Like This Fall?

August 26, 2021

Ready to head to campus for in-person learning? Here's what to expect when you get there.

Can AFib Cause a Stroke?

August 26, 2021

This common heart arrhythmia can lead to serious complications, including stroke.

How to Lower Your Risk of Prostate Cancer

August 26, 2021

Take these steps to help protect yourself from this common cancer in men.

Is Less Invasive Hip Replacement Surgery Right for You?

July 26, 2021

Here are pros and cons to traditional and less invasive techniques for hip replacement surgery.

Why You Shouldn't Skip Recommended Vaccines

July 26, 2021

Vaccinations protect you from serious diseases – and here's why you need them.

7 Tips to Prepare for the Coming School Year

July 26, 2021

This year may require more preparation to get into school mode, but these tips can help.

5 Tips for Healthier To-Go Lunches

July 26, 2021

Get tips that give your lunch staying power so you don't suffer an afternoon slump.

Celebrating Hospital and Nurses Week

May 6, 2021

Nurses and hospitals honor us every day through their bravery and selflessness. This week we stand together and honor our heroes for their dedication and sacrifice.

Nurses Are the Backbone of the Healthcare System

April 1, 2021

The DAISY Award honors nurses who provide above-and-beyond compassionate care to their patients.

Our Community Inspires Us During COVID

March 24, 2021

Acts of kindness by the community inspire our team, especially during the days and nights when it would be easier to give up than to push forward.

Don't Delay Care Over COVID Concerns

February 12, 2021

Hospitals across the country have taken extra steps to protect patients from COVID-19. Don't put off getting the care you need.

J&J Vaccine Could Be Game-Changer

February 5, 2021

The J&J vaccine has shown to be up to 72% effective, does not require special freezers, and is administered in a single dose.

Cautious Optimism on Vaccinations

January 29, 2021

Pam Tahan is cautiously optimistic that the number of available vaccinations will significantly increase in the coming weeks. As volume expands so must locations to reach all communities.

New Wellington Center of Internal Medicine Opens

October 12, 2020

A new option for follow-up hospital care offers patients access to a physician if they do not have a primary care provider.

Thinking Outside the Box for Baby’s Arrival

June 15, 2020

Zach Threlkeld could not be present for the birth of his son, so nurse anesthetist Robert Stroud connected him with his wife during the delivery.

A 100-Day Birthday Celebration in the NICU!

June 12, 2020

With lots of love from his family and his Healthcare Heroes, Rodlay Pierre, born weighing just 1.5 pounds, is growing strong.

Could Weight-Loss Surgery Be Right for You?

June 10, 2020

You can now attend an informational seminar from the comfort of your own home to find out.