Autism Acceptance Month

Content Writer Awareness

April is Autism Acceptance Month. According to the Autism Speaks website, autism refers to a broad range of conditions characterized by challenges with social skills, repetitive behaviors, speech and nonverbal communication. Information from the Center of Disease Control reveals 1 in 44 children in the …

Birth Center Experience

Heather LaPolice Birth Center

At Floyd County Medical Center, your birthing experience is a great priority of ours. Comfort is emphasized in every aspect of care when it comes to our Birthing Center. We have many components that add to the high-quality experience. We consider our birthing center to …

New Year, New You – Nutrition

Kelly Saathoff, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Diet, Dietitian, Health & Fitness

It’s the beginning of the new year which means you might be thinking about ways to better yourself for the rest of 2022. Health and nutrition goals might be on your list. This is a great time to break bad habits and start following better …

Varicose Veins & Treatments

Dr. Angela Van Gilder, DO Health & Fitness, Veins

What are Varicose Veins? Varicose veins are abnormally enlarged or bulging veins that appear under the skin. It can lead to cramping, restless legs, swelling, skin discoloration, or ulcers. They can show up anywhere throughout the body but are most commonly found on the legs. …

Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month

Dr. David V. Schrodt, M.D. Alzheimer's, Awareness

June is the official month for Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness. 50 million people are currently living with Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia worldwide. This disease affects many individuals and families. Throughout June people are asked to talk about the issue, share their stories, bring …