News of Note

Change Of Heart

February is American Heart Month, a sober reminder that heart disease is still the number one killer of both men and women in this country.

Warning signs can vary between men and women but knowing how to recognize them is powerful knowledge.

Today, supporting campaigns like “Go Red for Women” and “National Wear Red Day” were born to remind people that heart disease is an equal opportunity thief.

Thyroid Health

There has been a steady rise in the diagnosis of thyroid cancer over the last few decades and scientists are unsure why.

January is designated Thyroid Awareness Month, a month set aside for healthcare providers to educate the public about thyroid health, diagnosis and treatment.


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Thyroid Health

FHW Makes The Grade

Waterman is the only hospital in Lake County to be awarded the patient safety rating of “A” by The Leapfrog Group.

The grade is provided as a public service by the watchdog organization and is the gold standard for patient safety.

Dog Tired

If Fido’s in the dog house at bedtime… it may be time to reconsider… Turns out sleeping in the same room as your dog will not disrupt your sleep as previously thought.

The study was published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings.