Stevens County Hospital Health Journal

At Stevens County Hospital, we are committed to keeping the community that supports us informed about Health Care issues and News Items that affect our hospital.

The Stevens County Hospital Health Journal is where we can do this. Feel free to browse the list of articles below.

We appreciate your interest in our organization.

Article List

  • Healthy Body, Healthy Brain March 19, 2021Healthy Body, Healthy Brain Most of us love a buy-one-get-one-free deal, but even if you are not a bargain shopper, stick with me, because this bonus is good for every body—and brain. Through the miracles of modern medicine, organ transplants have saved countless lives.  While it is a complex and dangerous operation, followed by a […]
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  • Water Water Everywhere…and Plenty to Drink February 18, 2021Water Water Everywhere…and plenty to drink. “A man of wisdom delights in water.”    –Confucius “Thousands have lived without love, not one without water.”  –W.H. Auden “When the well is dry, we’ll know the worth of water.”  —Benjamin Franklin “If everyone drank enough water, I’d be out of a job.”  —an anonymous pharmacist As I write […]
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  • It’s So Good To Hear Your Voice January 19, 2021It’s So Good To Hear Your Voice We use it every day, and, like so many of the wondrous abilities of the human body, we take it for granted.  We simply speak, and our voice delivers our message.  It’s that easy, and that complex. Have you ever had an episode of laryngitis?  Or, perhaps you […]
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  • Healthy Holiday Habits 101 December 21, 2020Healthy Holiday Habits 101 It’s that time of year again.  The holidays are upon us, and while there is a new semblance of normal in most people’s lives, most of us are doing what we can to carry on with holiday preparations, as we should—safely, that is.  We all know the drill by now:  social […]
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  • The Power of Habit November 17, 2020The Power of Habit It’s 11:07 a.m., and I just finished drinking my morning coffee.  I had my first cup at 6:30, and I’ve been sipping all morning, just like I always do.  The first cup was fresh and robust, and as the morning continued, it became stronger and a bit bitter.  By 10:00, it […]
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  • Through The Mask October 20, 2020Through The Mask “The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.” –George Bernard Shaw Under the best of circumstances, communication is an art form.  Misunderstandings, breakdowns, and unintended messages are common threats to an effective verbal exchange between two people.  Most people are able to identify the problem and […]
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  • Stand Tall September 18, 2020Stand Tall ‘Tis the season—again.  It’s almost autumn, which means it is time for things to start falling down.  Unfortunately, statistics show that when the weather turns colder, the risk of humans falling down increases, especially in ice and snow.  We all need to be reminded of the risks, because none of us are exempt; […]
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  • Words Of Medical Wisdom August 19, 2020Words Of Medical Wisdom It’s been on the news for months.  COVID seems like a word that’s been around forever, but only since late last year when it was identified as COrona Virus Disease, thus, COVID.  Because it was identified in 2019, it is COVID-19.  It has become, unfortunately, a household word. Many other terms […]
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  • We All Need Each Other July 20, 2020We All Need Each Other There is nothing I can tell you about the Coronavirus that you don’t already know.  There are no recommendations, no information, advice or statistics that may surprise you.  We have all heard it all.  We know the drill.  I could reinforce how much most of us don’t like to wear […]
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  • How To Be Old June 19, 2020How To Be Old Most of us hesitate to let others know how old we are.  There is some unspoken taboo against divulging our age, and an even greater distaste for growing older.  The adage It’s better than the alternative is true, but most of us don’t analyze that statement.  Age is somehow correlated with […]
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