3 strategies to prevent hip fracture

About 1 in 10 people will suffer a hip fracture in their lifetime, and about 50 percent of those who fracture a hip will drop down one functional...
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Key steps for dementia prevention

Did you know nearly 5 million Americans are diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease each year? According to the Alzheimer’s Association, roughly 7 percent...
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Treating and understanding aphasia

June is Aphasia Awareness Month. Meaghan Wolfe, Outpatient Speech/Language Pathologist, Parkview Outpatient Therapy, explains this speech-related...
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Antidepressants: What you need to know

According to the CDC, about one in ten Americans take prescription antidepressant medications. Many elements can lead to depression, and what may...
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Correcting a common speech impairment

We’re observing Stuttering Awareness Week with an informative Q&A featuring Abby Armstrong, MA, CCCSLP, Parkview Wabash Hospital. Did you know …...
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Stroke: Are you at risk?

As anyone who has been affected by a stroke can tell you, the results of this condition can be devastating. While there are certain risk factors that...
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Addressing asthma in warmer months

The changing of the seasons, from winter to spring and spring to summer, can be incredibly tough for those affected by asthma. Deb Lulling, RN, BSN,...
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Two stories of stroke

May is Stroke Awareness Month and two local stroke survivors are spreading their messages of treatment and recovery to others. Anyone can have a...
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Organizing a response to sepsis

Every year, more than one million Americans develop sepsis. Sepsis (sometimes called blood poisoning) is the body’s overwhelming, powerful immune...
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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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