East Alabama Medical Center has a regular feature in the Opelika-Auburn News called EAMC Health Update. These features are designed to inform the community about new physicians and treatments at EAMC, as well as to give information on health issues that affect many people who live in our area. These articles are archived below in PDF format by date.
Focus on Imaging and Radiation SafetySome radiology procedures may be unecessary and emit too much radiation. What you and your doctor need to know about imaging procedures and radiation safety.
"Time is Muscle" - Improving Heart Attack CareEAMC is diligently reducing "door-to-balloon" times for heart attack victims, thus improving outcomes and reducing damage to the heart muscle.
Preventing CRE and Superbugs at EAMCDr. Ricardo Maldonado and the EAMC antimicrobial stewardship team share what the hospital is doing to protect patients from superbug infections.
MOD and EAMC: A Healthy Baby is Worth the WaitEAMC and the March of Dimes have teamed up to promote the 39-Week initiative, reducing the rate of elective pre-term births. The Thrasher family of Auburn shares their story.
Exercise is Powerful MedicineLearn about Exercise is Medicine and other programs at HealthPlus Fitness Center that are proven to improve your health!