We are excited to expand the specialized surgical care offered in-house with the addition of general surgery led by Dr. Jacob Werkin. Learn more about Morgan Physician Services, General Surgery.

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Heart Health and Heart Disease 101

The heart is arguably the most active organ in the body. It works nonstop to circulate blood, meanwhile maintaining a steady rhythm and controlling blood pressure. Unfortunately, the heart is also a common site for disease. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S. This umbrella term refers to several conditions that […]

The Basics of Cancer Prevention

Though a cancer diagnosis can come as a distressing surprise at any age, nearly 90–95% of cancer diseases develop due to environmental and lifestyle factors, which means they are often  preventable. Because we believe in integrative care to treat the whole person, here are some cancer prevention tips that will help you live a life […]

Healthy Habits for 2023

The new year is the perfect time to reevaluate your wellness goals and adjust your approach to improved health. Here are reminders of how you can prioritize your wellness for 2023 and beyond. Increase Your Vegetable Intake When new year resolutions come around, many people add losing weight to the top of their list. There […]

Thyroid 101: Risk Factors, Symptoms, and Treatments

Most people have heard of the thyroid, but few are aware of just how important it is to their overall health. This small, butterfly-shaped gland sits near the base of your throat and is an integral component of the body’s endocrine system. The gland is responsible for the production and release of key hormones that […]

Staying Healthy During the Holidays

The holidays can present unique challenges when it comes to staying healthy but enjoying this time of year certainly doesn’t mean you have to compromise your health. Here are a few ways to navigate the season with wellness in mind. Getting Through Flu Season Reports indicate that this year’s flu season has arrived early and […]

4 Ways Morgan Medical Center Has Given Back to the Community in the Past 4 Years

Morgan County’s residents remain at the core of Morgan Medical Center. We strive to make a difference in our community one day at a time. As we celebrate our fourth anniversary in our current location, we look back at four ways we attempted to positively impact Morgan County throughout the past four years. 1. Facing […]

Morgan Medical Center Now Recruiting Team Members for Nursing and Clinical Positions

Morgan County’s state-of-the art community hospital offering jobs with developmental opportunities, competitive benefits Morgan Medical Center — Morgan County’s acclaimed state-of-the-art community hospital — is now actively recruiting for a variety of nursing and clinical positions. These jobs offer developmental opportunities, and competitive salaries and benefits, while allowing healthcare professionals the chance to make a […]

Morgan Medical Center CEO Ralph A. Castillo, CPA, and Chief Medical Officer Dr. Rick Brewer Appeared on WSB Radio’s “The Weekly Check-Up”

On Sunday, October 23, 2022, Ralph A. Castillo, CPA, Chief Executive Officer of Morgan Medical Center, and Dr. Rick Brewer, Chief Medical Officer of Morgan Medical Center, appeared as guests on “The Weekly Check-Up” on News/Talk WSB. During the show, Castillo and Dr. Brewer shared their passion for rural healthcare and the importance of independent […]

Diabetes 101 (Part 2): Living with Diabetes

In Diabetes 101 (Part 1), we covered diabetes risk factors and symptoms. In honor of National Diabetes Month this November, we’re further showcasing how to manage diabetes after diagnosis. Both type 1 and type 2 diabetes are chronic illnesses, meaning they require lifelong management. While receiving a diagnosis will be life-altering in many ways, people […]

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