Timely Reminders: Trauma Awareness

Trauma It could be a rape or bullying or poverty or neglect or a hurricane or mass tragedy. Whatever the cause, a traumatic event has a devastating impact on physical, emotional and mental well-being. Communities can be traumatized as well. This May, as part of the annual Mental Health Month activities sponsored by Mental Health [...]

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Audio Blog: The Agnesian Optical Shop…did you know?

Agnesian HealthCare’s Darci Milbrath, ABO Certified Optician, talks about the Agnesian HealthCare Optical Shop.

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Preventing Running Injuries and Debunking Myths: Part Three

Author: Joel Mason, PT, DPT, SCS, CSCS Contributing Author: Sarah Schultz, MS, LAT Many individuals enjoy the freedom and competition that running provides. There is much to know about running to be effective and safe in this growing sport. Here are a few running myths to consider. Running Myth One: Running barefoot will cause injuries [...]

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Video Blog: What are the Marks of the Church?

At Mass, we profess belief in one, holy, catholic and apostolic Church. What does that mean? In this episode, Bishop Don Hying breaks down the “Marks of the Church” etched in the Nicene Creed. Based upon the Catechism of the Catholic Church (811).

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Audio Blog: An Interview with Robert Santa-Cruz, MD

Agnesian HealthCare’s Robert Santa-Cruz, MD, a board-certified urologist, talks about the da Vinci Surgical System and the benefits of having robotic surgery on the K107.1 morning show with Bart Winkler.    

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Barriers to Breast Cancer Treatment

Written by: Ann P Sorgent RN, BSN Clinical Supervisor with the Agnesian Cancer Center Although breast cancer is the most common malignancy (tumor) in American women, many barriers in its diagnosis and treatment remain prevalent. In her article in the February 2013 issue of the Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing, Sabrina Meredith discussed the current research in [...]

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Peripheral Artery Disease: Underdiagnosed and Undertreated in Women

Written by: Douglas R Conners, MD, Interventional Radiology with Radiology Associates of the Fox Valley, which provides radiology services at Agnesian HealthCare Have you heard of peripheral artery disease (PAD)? Despite affecting over 12 million Americans, many people have not. What is PAD? What causes PAD? PAD results from the same narrowing of the arteries that cause most [...]

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