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Have you ever called in sick?

Have you ever called in sick? If you have, you are not alone. Studies show that roughly 19 percent of people call in sick just so they can catch up on their sleep. Calling in sick for sleep is the fourth common reason; than there is: 1) just do not feel like it 2) need [...]

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How to rate your pain?

You have pain and you’re ready to go to your local healthcare provider to make it stop. What question do they always ask? “On a scale of one to 10, how would you rate your pain?” How do those numbers translate into how much your body is hurting? Let’s give pain levels some definitions to [...]

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Video blog: Why do we have a Pope?

This year, Pope Benedict XVI retired, and Pope Francis stepped in as our next shepherd. However, what really IS the role of the pope? And, why should it even matter to us? In this latest C4: Ignite Your Catholic Faith, Bishop Don Hying discusses why we have a pope. Based upon the Catechism of the [...]

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Healing Thoughts: November 2013

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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Where did the pink ribbon come from?

Ever wonder how the pink ribbon became the icon for breast cancer awareness? It all started when a woman by the name of Charlotte Hayley started to make peach-colored loops inspired by friends and family with breast cancer. Each set of five came with a card saying, “The National Cancer Institute annual budget is $1.8 [...]

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Do You Know Someone in an Abusive Relationship?

Written by: Theresa Sokup, Agnesian HealthCare Domestic Violence Counselor Tips for Family and Friends For Supporting Loved Ones Affected by Domestic Violence Domestic Violence is unfortunately very common and affects the lives of many men, women and children who witness the abuse or experience it firsthand.  Statistics show that one in three women around the [...]

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Q & A About Servant Leadership

Q: I often hear about “Servant Leadership.” What does this really mean? A: The phrase “Servant Leadership” was coined by Robert K. Greenleaf in The Servant as Leader, an essay that he first published in 1970. In that essay he said: “The servant leader is servant first…It begins with the natural feeling that one wants [...]

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