Monthly Archives: December 2010

Floyd Memorial Provides Medication Assistance to Patients Thanks to The Community Foundation of Southern Indiana

Floyd Memorial recently received funds totaling $10,000 for patient medication assistance thanks to a generous grant by the Community Foundation of Southern Indiana – funded by the Paul Ogle Foundation and the Horseshoe Foundation. The funds will be used to provide short-term financial assistance to uninsured patients unable to afford their prescription medications.  This is [...]

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Holiday Stress and Your Heart

It’s been a hot debate for years. But today, most researchers believe that stress and other psychological factors can help promote the development of heart disease. The holiday season is notorious for increasing stress levels, and according to research, increasing the number of heart attacks that occur. Various studies in the Journal of the American [...]

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Advice for Coping with Stress & Depression During the Holidays

While the holidays can bring great joy, they can also bring two most unwelcome guests: stress and depression. Stress can lead to headaches, sleep problems, overeating, high blood pressure – and other health issues. And while it’s not uncommon to experience the holiday blues, depression is a different story.  Here are some tips to keep [...]

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Floyd Memorial Announces Classes and Events for January 2011

Vascular Screenings are offered every Tuesday and Thursday by appointment in Floyd Memorial’s Heart and Vascular Center. Non-invasive screenings are available for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, Peripheral Artery Disease and Carotid Artery Disease. The cost is $40 per screening or $100 for all three (cash, check or credit card accepted). For an appointment, call 1-800-4-SOURCE(1-800-476-8723). Floyd [...]

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Floyd Memorial Offers Gift Certificates for Massage Therapy

Gift buying, gift giving, baking, holiday parties, shorter days and longer nights – the holiday season does not always bring joy and cheer but often a huge dose of stress. Massage therapy is well known for its relaxation and stress reduction benefits, but it also offers power healing from pain, stiffness and injuries. It can [...]

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