From her very first visit with Dr. Miles, Samantha Lewis was impressed with how diligent and approachable she was. “Dr. Miles has been a great doctor. She is always attentive and listens to everything I say. She’s very easy to work with,” she shares. There’s no question why she chose Dr. Miles to deliver both of her children. Samantha also notes that Dr. Miles was very comforting throughout her pregnancy, adding “I was blessed because my pregnancy was easy. Dr. Miles consistently reassured me that things would go smoothly and she always let me know exactly what was going to happen which... Read More »
Dr. Amanda Miles is excited to get back into the swing of things with Hillcrest Hospital Cushing’s OB unit now that it is offically reopened. She recently came back to her practice after being out for the delivery of her twins, Magnolia and Oliver.
When asked what she missed most about work during maternity leave she said “all of it!” adding “I missed getting to interact with everyone in town, doing ultrasounds and seeing new babies. It was hard to miss out on so much. I had several patients that I assisted with their fertility and then had to miss out on their delivery.... Read More »
Our Nutritional Services Manager, DeCleasha Martin, CDM, CFPP, shared her favorite taco recipe with us for National Taco Day! Follow her recipe below for a yummy taco meal!
Bulgogi bbq pork tacos with charred tomatillo sesame sauce & spring onion slaw
These are Mexican-Korean fusion food at its best. They may even be one of my very favorite tacos. For me, it's all about that tomatillo sauce!
prep time 15 minutes
cook time 15 minutes
total time 1 hour 30 minutes
servings 6 servings
calories 507 kcal
INGREDIENTS... Read More »
With the recent start to the school year and the coming fall season, a common question asked at Hillcrest Hospital Cushing is about vaccines. Stephanie Orsini, Quality Coordinator at Hillcrest Hospital Cushing, shared with us some insight about vaccines and answered some common questions asked by patients.
A common question brought up to doctors is about the flu vaccine and why there is a new one every year. “There are hundreds of different strains of flu viruses and they mutate constantly. Certain strains are more prevalent from year to year so the scientists that work on the flu... Read More »
Vacations, barbecues, pool days…these are just a few of the great things that come with the summer season. While there are many fun aspects of summer, it is the peak time for ultraviolet (UV) exposure. The sun’s UV rays can cause harmful damage to your skin if you aren’t using proper protection. Amber Reinecke, PA-C with Utica Park Clinic in Cushing, shares how you can best protect you and your family from too much sun.
“Summer is the worst time for sun exposure,” said Reinecke. “On average, the hours of 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. are the peak times for UV exposure. Local warnings are... Read More »
Oh, sweet summer! With kids out of school and vacations on the calendar, swimming is sure to be a frequent activity. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 91 million Americans over the age of 16 swim in rivers, lakes and oceans every year. Whether you are taking a dip in the pool or boating on the lake, safety should be a top priority.
Swimming and hanging by the water is a summer activity that most enjoy, but accidents are inevitable. Above all, it’s important to be properly trained. Swim lessons are available in most areas for people of all... Read More »
After learning that Oklahoma children in foster care were using trash bags to carry their personal belongings from place to place, Kevin Hawk, chief executive officer of Hillcrest Hospital Cushing (HHC) was moved to make a change. Click here to see what an impact the HHC suitcase drive will make on local children.
According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, every state in the U.S. is experiencing a widespread flu outbreak and flu activity is likely to continue for several more weeks. As we navigate through this extremely harsh flu season, it’s important to know the most effective ways to fight against the spread of germs. While the best way to prevent the flu is by getting a yearly flu vaccine, there are additional precautions you can take to avoid the flu this year.
Wash your hands
It’s a common rule of hygiene, but it’s even more important during flu season. Wash your... Read More »