HealthNet Aeromedical Services selected as transport provider

Reynolds Memorial Hospital has selected HealthNet Aeromedical Services as its preferred critical care transport provider. [...]

Everything you need to know about strokes

A stroke occurs when a clot blocks a blood vessel that carries oxygen and nutrients to the brain or when a clot bursts.  When that happens, part of the brain cannot get the blood and oxygen it needs, so brain cells die. [...]

How do I know if I have high blood pressure?

Also referred to as hypertension, high blood pressure refers to the force with which the blood flows against the lining of our arteries. One of the greatest misconceptions about hypertension is that men are more prone to getting it. In reality, it is the opposite. Women are at a higher risk of developing hypertension when compared to men. [...]

Reynolds Memorial Hospital withdrawal service receives U.S. Attorney's Community Outreach Award

Reynolds Memorial Hospital opened the first medically supervised inpatient substance abuse withdrawal service in the tri-state region of West Virginia, Ohio, and Pennsylvania in September 2015. [...]

Cardiac resynchronization defibrillator successfully implanted into patient

The FDA recently approved a new cardiac resynchronization defibrillator that allows patients to undergo full-body magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans. Reynolds Memorial Hospital is the first hospital in the nation, not just the Ohio Valley, to successfully implant BIOTRONIK’s Iperia ProMRI HF-T device into a patient. [...]

How to prevent skin cancer

Skin cancer is the uncontrolled growth of abnormal skin cells and occurs when unrepaired DNA damage to skin cells triggers mutations or genetic defects that lead the skin cells to multiple rapidly and form malignant tumors. [...]

Pet therapy program introduced at Reynolds Memorial Hospital

The Skilled Nursing Unit at Reynolds Memorial Hospital is proud to announce the addition of a new pet therapy program aimed at providing patients and employees with the proven benefits of interaction with a therapy animal. [...]

BreakThru and how it works

By David Hess, MD, CEO of Reynolds Memorial Hospital [...]

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