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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4 common risk factors for eating disorders

There’s a good deal of stereotypes attached to individuals thought to be most at risk for an eating disorder, or those people assume already have one....
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Is it an eating disorder?

Obsessive thoughts about food intake, a lack of control over consumption, an intense fear of weight gain, low self-esteem. While we might assume it...
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Bad day or baby blues? Recognizing postpartum...

Bringing your baby home marks one of the happiest experiences in life. After waiting months in anticipation of your little bundle of joy, you finally...
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Physical therapy for relief from TMJ

It’s believed that as many as 10 million Americans feel the pain associated with common Temporomandibular Joint disorders, or TMJ. Crystal Bourcier,...
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How does cold weather affect arthritis?

For many who suffer from daily aches and pains, the chillier temperatures can mean an increase in discomfort. Laura Ferrell, VP of Patient Services,...
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Let’s talk about PrEP for AIDS prevention

Today is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day and, while the numbers show a decrease in diagnoses, the topic is still very important in our country....
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