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Advance care planning helps with tough...

April 16 is Healthcare Decisions Day. While no one wants to tackle the subject of their own mortality, we find that embracing the discussion can...
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Pillow talk: What's the best sleeping position?

As a society we are in serious need of a good night’s sleep. It’s estimated that as many as 40 percent of the population are not getting an adequate...
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Considering a career in occupational therapy?

April is Occupational Therapy Month and we thought it would be a great opportunity to turn the spotlight on the important role these professionals...
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Inside the nerve center of the healthcare system

Tyler Davis, Flight/EMS Operations Specialist In 2015, Dan Garman, former SVP of pre-hospital and Emergency Department services, had a vision. It...
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When blushing becomes something more

Rosy cheeks seem romantic, but for many, they are a symptom of the inflammatory condition rosacea. Dara Spearman, MD, PPG – Premier Dermatology & Skin Care, explains the causes, treatments and situations that could make the effects worse.   What is rosacea? Rosacea is an inflammatory condition involving the central face that starts with the patient blushing/flushing easily. It involves redness and...
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Yes, gentlemen, you need to go to the doctor

In 2001, research conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) revealed that women were 100 percent more likely to seek...
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How to use a tourniquet

In a trauma situation, when external, direct pressure isn’t sufficient for preventing excessive bleeding, a tourniquet can be an effective life-saving...
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Is it postpartum depression?

New mothers do so much planning for the arrival of a little one. They register and baby proof and transform their homes into a safe haven. But,...
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