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Healing Thoughts: February 2016

Through Agnesian HealthCare’s Bereavement Services, support is available during this grieving process to individuals and their families following the death of a loved one. All services are offered at no charge and are available to any individual or group who has experienced the death of a family member or friend. Check out this month’s Healing […]

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Why am I not losing any weight?

We are one month into the new year, and this is when we (RMC Wellness Center staff) start to hear the phrase, “Why am I not losing any weight?” The easiest response is to say, “be patient.” We don’t want to see you becoming a statistic, where 80% of people who join a gym in January […]

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Guest blog: I live well because…

Recently, a “I live well because…” video was produced highlighting Agnesian HealthCare associates’ motivation to stay well. To expand on that effort, we are featuring a few of our associates’ stories on this blog. You can see the video below. This month’s featured story is Bob Goetsch, an Information Services desktop support analyst with our […]

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What’s the difference between Agnesian HealthCare’s Bereavement Center & Grief Relief?

Have you ever wondered? What’s the difference between Bereavement Center & Grief Relief? Grief Relief is peer support for grieving children, teens and families that have experienced a significant death in their lives. Grief Relief offers a safe and confidential environment for families to come share stories and memories, while being supported by their peers. […]

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What causes cataracts?

Written by: Adam Strittmatter, DO, Ophthalmologist at Agnesian HealthCare Despite the fact that cataract formation is a natural process that affects all individuals to a certain extent, there are risk factors that can speed up the process and result in more significant cataracts earlier in life. These include: Smoking Diabetes Excessive exposure to sunlight Steroid use […]

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Jump Start Your 2016

It’s a new year and it can be a new you! Some people like to set resolutions or look for a fresh start when the New Year comes…others simply need a change or need to get back into the routine at the gym after the celebrations that this time of year brings (including the Pack’s latest […]

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Healthy Recipe: Cottage Cheese Bedtime Bowl

Serves 1 8 oz. cottage cheese 2 tbsp. toasted flaxseeds Combine ingredients in a bowl. Nutrition Facts: 253 calories, 31g protein, 10g carbs, 9g fat

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