Healthy Living Articles

Stay Healthy and Safe This Winter

Staying healthy and safe in the winter requires some extra caution. “The main concern for most is falls, especially for older adults,” says Dr....

Inclement Weather Notice

UPDATED - Thursday, 2/18/2021   Pleasant Valley Hospital offices and ancillary services are open and operating on regular schedules today, Thursday,...

Community Healthcare Partners Set Plans for Next Public Vaccination Clinics

Point Pleasant, WV…… February 9, 2021 – The Mason County Health Department, Mason County Office of Emergency Services, Pleasant Valley Hospital, and...

Updated Visitation Policy – Effective February 10, 2021

Updated Visitation Guidelines – 2/10/2021 As part of our commitment to the health care of our community, as well as the safety of our patients and...

Signs of Heart Disease in Women

Heart disease is often thought of as a men’s health issue, but this couldn’t be further from the truth. According to the CDC, heart disease is the...

Stay Healthy and Safe This Winter

Staying healthy and safe in the winter requires some extra caution. “The main concern for most is falls, especially for older adults,” says Dr. Nisar Amin, internal medicine physician at Pleasant Valley Hospital’s Regional Health Center. “That means taking extra...

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Signs of Heart Disease in Women

Heart disease is often thought of as a men’s health issue, but this couldn’t be further from the truth. According to the CDC, heart disease is the leading cause of death for women in the United States. Women may not always experience the classic symptoms such as chest...

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What Every Man Should Know About Heart Disease

Understanding Heart Disease in Men According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), heart disease is the leading cause of death for men in the United States. Although this may be a daunting statistic, the good news is that there are some things that men can do to...

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Who is Most at Risk for Heart Disease?

Understanding the Risks of Heart Disease Heart disease, also referred to as cardiovascular disease, is one of the leading causes of death in Americans according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). While the risk of heart disease increases with age, you’re never...

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What is Sudden Cardiac Arrest?

Although many people use the terms cardiac arrest and heart attack interchangeably, they aren’t actually the same. According to the American Heart Association, a heart attack is when blood flow to the heart is blocked, and sudden cardiac arrest is when the heart...

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Why Self-Breast Exams are Important

Performing a Self-Breast Exam With about 1 in 8 women developing invasive breast cancer at some point during their lifetime, it is important for women to have routine screenings to detect any abnormalities in their breasts. This is because when it comes to the...

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5 Questions Women Should Ask Their Provider

An annual well woman exam, separate from any other visit for sickness or injury, is an important way to stay informed and promote a pattern of preventive care and long-term health. These visits may include immunizations, important diagnostic and health screenings, and...

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