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Choices, choices and more choices

Various Internet sources estimate that an adult makes about 35,000 remotely conscious decisions each day. While this is a crazy big number of choices, you see how fast they can add up to a very large number if you break down all the types of choices. Each day we make 226.7 decisions on just food […]

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FAQ: Where can I get a flu shot?

We have been receiving many questions about where patients can get a flu vaccine.  See the schedule below for locations/dates/times.

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How often should I clean my CPAP supplies, and how?

Written by: Tanya Westra, registered respiratory therapist, Agnesian Health Shoppe You should wash your CPAP mask, tubing, water chamber and washable filter (if you have one, some use disposable filters) once a week at the minimum to prevent bacteria growth and infection. You can wash your supplies in a mild dish soap and water. Rinse […]

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YOU can make a difference!

Written by: Tamara Langhoff, APNP, Treffert Clinic More people in the world die by suicide than by war and murder combined. September 10 is World Suicide Prevention Day. YOU can make a difference. By taking five minutes to become informed and involved, you will be part of a worldwide movement to save lives… This is […]

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Living Well with MS: managing disturbances in memory

A common symptom for many people living with MS is memory loss. Memory changes have been found in about 60 percent of people living with the disease. Most people affected will experience mild changes in short-term memory. For example, they may find it difficult to remember such things like appointment dates and times, errands planned […]

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Healing Thoughts: September 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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The lowdown on the EpiPen®

Written by: Leslie Ganske, CPhT, BLS, Retail Pharmacy, Operations Coordinator, Agnesian Healthcare There’s been much information in the news lately regarding the cost of EpiPen® injections, which contain Epinephrine – a potentially life-saving medication used in emergencies to treat very serious allergic reactions to insect stings/bites, foods, drugs or other substances. The drug acts quickly to improve breathing, […]

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