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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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Holidays are coming and I’m still grieving

The kids are back in school and Halloween is fast approaching. Thanksgiving is just around the corner and the stores are gearing up for the holiday shopping season already. This time of year is difficult for those who aren’t grieving the death of someone close to them. But those of us who grieve our loved [...]

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Are you skipping the most important part of your workout

Your training program is designed to tear you down so that you can recover stronger, faster and in better condition. All of those positive changes occur after you have finished your exercises. To see the best results and to prepare your body for your next workout session, regeneration is important. Regeneration consists of activities and [...]

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Video Blog: How Am I Supposed to Pray?

With all the different ways to pray – petition, thanksgiving, devotions, the rosary, the Mass – how do I know I’m even doing it right? In this latest C4: Ignite Your Catholic Faith, Bishop Don Hying shares his thoughts on the many forms of prayer available to us, and how we can learn to incorporate [...]

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Nurse Assisting Patient Undergoing Mammogram

Breast cancer awareness: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force’s statement regarding the guidelines for screening mammography and breast self-exams

You may have heard in the news over the last couple of years, recommendations made by the United States Preventive Services Task Force for screening mammography only for women over age 50 and then only every other year. The USPSTF considers mammography not necessary for women age 40-49 because only one woman’s life is saved [...]

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