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September 27, 2022

Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month

Listening to Your Heart – Atrial Fibrillation Everyone knows about heart attacks… but have you ever heard of atrial fibrillation? Despite being the most common heart arrhythmia (meaning irregular heartbeat) that is medically treated and being the cause for 1 in 7 strokes, most people aren’t familiar with atrial fibrillation. Surveys have revealed that even […]


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September 21, 2022

Sepsis Awareness Month

Sepsis Awareness Think back through your lifetime, and you can likely recall a time during which you experienced an infection. Virtually everyone has. We often brush off the minor ones, such as a small cut from gardening or a burn from cooking dinner, either of which could become infected. We also occasionally are burdened with […]


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September 8, 2022

World Alzheimer’s Month

Dementia vs. Alzheimer’s Dementia is a broad term, classifying a number of disorders that all impair cognition, thinking skills, behaviors, social skills and relationships in different ways. General signs and symptoms of dementia include trouble remembering things that just happened or happened recently, regularly misplacing everyday items like a wallet or keys, trouble planning meals […]


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September 1, 2022

Pain Awareness Month

Pain Management in Hospice In today’s day and age, it’s highly likely that you, a loved one, a family member, a friend, a neighbor or a coworker are dealing with chronic pain – and you’re by no means alone. It’s estimated that over 50 million Americans are affected by chronic pain, and over 20 million […]


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August 16, 2022

Relax, Let’s Talk About Stress Management!

Relax, Let’s Talk About Stress Management! Stress. Something most of us are probably a little more familiar with than we’d like to be. Whether it comes from scrambling to meet deadlines, financial distress, family feuds, social dynamics, or in the form of something else entirely, you can probably name five things that are stressing you […]


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August 4, 2022

Dehydration

Feeling Thirsty? Time to Drink Water! As we sweat our way through the hottest months of the year, it is important to make sure we are adequately replenishing all of the fluid we are potentially losing. Between beach vacations, family picnics, and holiday parades, it can be easy to forget the last time you took […]


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July 20, 2022

Anticipatory Grief

Anticipatory Grief When we think of grieving, we primarily think of grief following a loss. However, this is not the only form of grief. Anticipatory grief refers to the feeling of grief that occurs before an impending loss. This can go beyond the loss of the person. It can also be difficult to think about […]


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June 24, 2022

Men, June means it’s time to take charge of your health!

The month of June is Men’s Health Month and is dedicated to bringing awareness and providing education regarding all things health for the male population. With chronic disease and sedentary lifestyles on the rise, it is more important than ever to stay properly informed of how you can take steps to preserve your own health. […]


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June 14, 2022

Happy 246th Birthday to… The Army!

June 14th, 2022 marks two hundred and forty six years since the creation of the Army in 1775. The Continental Army, as it was named at the time, was established to fight against the British during the Revolution. With General George Washington as the commander and volunteer amateur troops making up the force, soldiers fought […]


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June 12, 2022

Women Veterans Day

June 12, 1948. A day that changed the course of history with the passing of the Women’s Armed Services Integration Act. This act would allow for women to serve in an official capacity in the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and Air Force. While it took until 1948 for women in service to be recognized by […]


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