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Social Skills: Listening to an adult

The Social Skills Video project is a collaborative community project in which Agnesian’s Autism, Behavior and Communication Center and local schools have been working together to create social skills videos for use by our community.

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What do you know about teen dating violence?

Written By: Amy Rodriguez, Prevention Educator with Agnesian HealthCare Domestic Violence Services When one discusses domestic violence or dating violence, the first image that often comes to mind is an adult male partner hitting or abusing his adult female partner. Though this image or perception of violence is frequently talked about, there are several different [...]

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So What’s the Difference?

Radiologist to radiation oncologist to medical oncologist Often times we hear the names of specialty physicians in conversations and it can become very confusing. Without understanding the differences between all the different “ologist’s,” their titles are often misunderstood and when used inappropriately can really change the context of the conversation. So, here is the 101 on cancer [...]

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Should I use ice or heat on my injury?

Written by: Bryan Royce, MD Should I use ice or heat on my injury? Ice and non-steroidal anti-inflammatories, known as NSAIDs (Tylenol, Advil or Aleve), help bring down swelling and can help with pain early after an injury. Heat can be soothing for lingering injuries. I recommend icing down a fresh injury to reduce swelling, [...]

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New Genetic Test Helps Identify Aggressive Prostate Cancer

Researchers are developing a new genetic test that will one day help physicians identify men with prostate cancer that are at high risk for reoccurrence or metastatic spread of their disease. About 30 to 50 percent of prostate cancers are aggressive and may be undertreated leading to their prostate cancer popping up again in the [...]

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Heavy Hearts

The hallmark holiday sneaks up on us now that the New Year is here, and we have made it through the holidays, parties and family gatherings. Valentine’s Day makes us reflect and focus on the love of our life. On this day, most people celebrate the ones they love and those who love them. When [...]

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Social Skills: Ignoring distractions

The Social Skills Video project is a collaborative community project in which Agnesian’s Autism, Behavior and Communication Center and local schools have been working together to create social skills videos for use by our community.

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