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Cell phones and brain tumors: are they related?

Over the years, there have been conflicting studies on whether or not cell phones cause brain tumors.  New research once again finds that long-term cell phone use is associated with increased risk for some types of brain tumors. The latest study published in Pathophysiology on October 28 revealed that brain tumor risk increases with the […]

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How Much Sleep Is Enough?

Do you wake up each morning on your own without an alarm clock feeling refreshed, alert and ready for the day ahead? Or do you drag yourself out of bed, grumbling to yourself until you get your first cup of coffee? Most Americans, unfortunately, fall into the latter category. And the situation is getting worse. […]

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Social Skills: Listening to a friend

<a href=”http://ingoodhealthfdl.agnesian.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/youtube-logo31.png”><img alt=”youtube-logo31″ src=”http://ingoodhealthfdl.agnesian.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/youtube-logo31.png” width=”154″ height=”154″ /></a>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 is heart disease: An interview with Dr. Schmidt

Please share your first name, last name and position at Agnesian. Heather Schmidt, DO  Medical Director of Health and Wellness and Family Medicine physician Can you provide a simple definition of heart disease? Is this an umbrella term for a range of conditions? It is difficult to give a simple definition, but according to www.familydoctor.org, […]

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Healing Thoughts: February 2015

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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Video Blog: Catholic ID – Messiah Identified

Man? Prophet? Messiah? Who is Jesus to you?

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How Do You Get Your Omega 3s?

If you don’t know about omega 3 fatty acids, you haven’t been paying attention. Fish oil and other omega 3 supplements are among the most popular items on the market today, resulting in $25 billion worth of sales in 2011. The American Heart Association (AHA) recommends omega 3 fatty acid consumption through foods, if possible. […]

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