• Healthwatch: Stroke detection

    Wednesday, Feb 19 at 2:12 AM

    Speed is of the essence if you see someone in the early stages of a stroke, but how can you recognize the signs?

  • Healthwatch: Joint replacement

    The decision to have a hip or knee replacement is a big one, but where you have that procedure can be just as important.

  • Healthwatch: Childhood Obesity

    Childhood obesity has grown to what some would call epidemic proportions. But there are ways to help combat this serious health issue.

  • Healthwatch: Free Lung Cancer Screenings

    According to the American Lung Association, Lung cancer is the leading cancer killer in both men and women. That's why, in observance of November as Lung Cancer Awareness Month, Unity-Point Health Methodist is offering free diagnostic scans.

  • Healthwatch: New Emergency Department

    Treating an emergency will be different at Unity-Point Health Methodist thanks to a newly remodeled emergency department.

  • Healthwatch: Kids and Concussions

    Young aspiring sports stars are back in action, working to perfect their skills, but with that also comes injuries.

  • Healthwatch: Living History Program

    For many doctors and nurses, the most they ever know about a patient comes from a medical chart, but Unity Point Health Methodist wants to change that.

  • Healthwatch: Improving Patient Care

    Improving patient care across the board, that's the goal of the Center for Evidence Based Medicine* at UnityPoint Health Methodist. But how do you achieve that goal?

  • Healthwatch: The danger of Strokes

    This is National Stroke Awareness Month, and doctors want you to know the signs, and the risk factors that may help save your life.

  • Healthwatch: Moving Patients Safely

    For medical personnel here in the Heart of Illinois, lifting and safely moving patients is an important part of the workday.