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Tap into strong leadership through mindfulness

Enjoy this monthly mindfulness post from Dave Johnson, PhD, CNS, BC, LMFT, employee assistance specialist. Major companies, like Google, Apple, Intel®...
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Rx safety during pregnancy

When a woman is pregnant, her body becomes a source of shelter, nourishment, and preservation. Every substance a mother consumes is also consumed by...
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Understanding precancerous polyps and colonoscopy

We’re often reminded of the importance of colonoscopies, but do we really know why? Paul Conarty, MD, Parkview Physicians Group – Colon & Rectal...
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Finding support and hope in the donation process

National Donate Life Month (NDLM) began in 2003 as a means to encourage Americans to register to give the gift of organ, eye and tissue donation. In...
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Understanding the Period of PURPLE Crying

According to the National Children’s Alliance, in 2015, an estimated 1,670 children died from abuse and neglect in the United States. April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, and an important opportunity to start the discussion around some of the challenges of being new parents. The Period of PURPLE Crying was a term designated by the National Center on Shaken Baby Syndrome (NCSBS), in partnership...
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Tricks to avoid mindless eating

In our hurried, plugged-in society, it isn’t uncommon for meals to take place in front of a computer screen or television, or to consume snacks while...
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The rise of the opioid epidemic

Deborah McMahan, MD, Health Commissioner, Fort Wayne Allen County Department of Health, tells us more about the local opioid epidemic and the upcoming...
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The most common anorexia symptoms explained

The unique mental and physical effects of anorexia can present some challenges to physicians trying to provide a diagnosis. Margherita Mascolo, MD,...
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