An X-ray of Jim Marks’ spinal column told quite a story about a lifetime of activity. Tell-tale signs of arthritis and natural deterioration also explained the pain and the instability in his legs.
Wounds that don’t heal properly affect more than 7,000 people in our community today. They are among the 6.7 million people in the U.S. who suffer with slow or non-healing wounds.
Does it matter how soon after birth a newborn is bathed? In fact, yes.
Goshen Hospital’s Circle of Caring Birthplace holds off on the first bath for least eight hours, and with good reason: The delay results in both high breastfeeding rates and better temperature control for babies at the hospital.