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A Guide to Traveling with Heart Disease
by Covenant HealthCare on February 23, 2017

The key to worry-free travel with heart disease is talking to your doctor and planning ahead. When you’re prepared for worst-case scenarios in advance, you’re bound to have a safer, more enjoyable trip.



4 Screening Tests You Should Get for Optimal Heart Health
by Covenant HealthCare on February 6, 2017

Beginning around age 20, you should get regular heart screenings to keep your heart in check. The American Heart Association recommends these four tests for optimal heart health.



The Who, What, Where, When and Why of Sports Medicine
by Covenant HealthCare on January 30, 2017

Covenant HealthCare’s sports medicine physician, Dr. Brian Purchase answers all your questions about how a sports medicine department can assist with your athletic needs.



Advantages of Senior ERs vs. Standard ERs
by Covenant HealthCare on January 19, 2017

While standard emergency rooms can certainly do the job for seniors who are in need of immediate assistance, there are certain advantages to senior ERs that standard ERs do not fulfill.



A Day in the Life of a Visiting Nurse
by Covenant HealthCare on January 9, 2017

Being a visiting nurse requires a certain amount of strength and independence, and we learned this, and much more, when we sat down to learn about Julie’s story.



Preparing for Bariatric Surgery: A Checklist
by Covenant HealthCare on January 5, 2017

If you or a loved one has been approved for bariatric surgery, stop, take a minute and plan. Making a checklist and sticking to it could be one of the best things you do throughout your weight loss journey.



5 Reasons VNA Care is So Extraordinary
by Covenant HealthCare on December 23, 2016

Thanks to advancements in technology and enhanced training for healthcare professionals, home health care is becoming a more and more viable option for patients.



7 Tips for Making Your Flu Shot Stress-Free
by Covenant HealthCare on December 5, 2016

Guest Author: BJ Helton, Manager of Patient Safety and Quality

No one looks forward to their flu shot and with flu season now upon us, our flu experts at Covenant are sharing their tips and tricks for making the trip a little easier.



Stay in Your Jammies – a Telehealth Physician Can Diagnose These 12 Urgent Care Conditions Virtually
by Covenant HealthCare on October 31, 2016

Telehealth apps give users access to immediate results by letting them speak to qualified physicians on a smartphone, tablet or laptop.



Goodbye Waiting Room, Hello Virtual Care.
by Covenant HealthCare on October 11, 2016