Jodi Rawson

About Jodi Rawson

As the Digital Marketing Coordinator at NKCH, Jodi is responsible for the hospital's online presence including websites, online advertising, social media, this blog and email communications. She believes in strong relationships, data with a side of gut instinct and has a passion for driving engagement.

Guilty Pleasures

Many of us start the new year with resolutions to change our eating habits and eliminate some of our favorite, but not so healthy, foods from our plates. According to U.S. News & World Report, the failure rate for New Year's resolutions is said to be about 80 percent, and most lose their resolve by [...]

By |2020-02-12T16:08:18-06:00February 12th, 2020|

Reduce. Reuse. Rethink.

Small steps can make a big difference in helping the environment. To reduce foam containers and plasticware usage in Riverbend Grille, customers will notice more ecofriendly products and a different approach to sustainability. China plates will be offered unless otherwise requested. Ecofriendly paper plates, bowls and soup containers will replace foam containers. Additional charges will [...]

By |2020-01-15T15:18:08-06:00January 15th, 2020|

10 Reasons Why Men Skip the Doctor … and Why They Shouldn’t

June is Men’s Health Month. What does that mean to the men in your life? For most, it’s probably just another day. For us, it’s an opportunity to spread awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys. Find out what screenings you need at your age. [...]

By |2019-06-05T16:34:49-05:00June 3rd, 2019|

Chocolate: Good for You or Just Really Good?

The average American consumes nearly 10 pounds of chocolate each year. That’s equivalent to eating three Hershey’s kisses every day. Some studies make lofty claims like you can lose weight by eating chocolate. Claims like this lead one to ask, “Is chocolate actually good for our health or do the negative effects of eating chocolate [...]

By |2019-04-16T09:52:32-05:00April 16th, 2019|

For Your Eyes Only

Vision changes are a normal part of aging. Most people find themselves reaching for reading glasses once they hit their 40s. Sometimes, other more serious age-related vision problems, such as macular degeneration, develop and cause concern. Part of living a quality life with AMD is knowing the symptoms .“The most notable symptoms of age-related macular [...]

By |2019-04-03T10:37:29-05:00April 1st, 2019|

Kindness Overflows

The image of a newborn leaving the hospital wearing only a lightweight T-shirt and diaper lingered with Social Worker Mary Ann Lytle, MSW. She knew in her heart babies transferring into foster care deserved more when they left the hospital. Mary Ann wanted to show those babies that NKCH staff cared about them. Asking [...]

By |2019-03-11T11:04:18-05:00March 11th, 2019|

National Colorectal Cancer Month

Ben Mizrahi, MD, Colorectal Surgery Associates, PC Colorectal cancer is the third leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States, according to the American Cancer Society's 2019 statistics. Symptoms Although the signs can vary, common symptoms of colorectal cancer may include: No signs or symptoms at all A change of bowel habits [...]

By |2019-03-06T09:55:29-06:00March 1st, 2019|
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