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Work & Pregnancy: Guidelines for Working during Pregnancy

Many women work during pregnancy without any complications. Being able to work safely, in some cases, until the day of delivery depends on the type of work performed and the mother-to-be’s medical condition. However, the workplace can pose certain risks, depending upon the occupation. Knowing what these risks are and minimizing them will help increase [...]

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Top 10 Things for your Kids when they say “I’m Bored” this summer

Create Fun Lists in Four Categories  – Cut them apart and put in envelopes.  Depending on the situation, put the ideas from the envelope, into a hat and have your childpick one to do. Indoor ideas by yourself (e.g. play solitaire, juggle three balloons, draw) Indoor ideas with others (e.g. play charades, play “guess what’s [...]

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Healthy Recipe: Strawberry Shortcakes

Ingredients 1 tablespoon calorie-free sweetener 1 tablespoon cornstarch 1 cup orange juice 1/4 teaspoon vanilla or almond extract 1 1/2 cups sliced fresh strawberries (about 1 pint) 6 sponge cake dessert shells (5-ounce package) Preparation Combine sweetener and cornstarch in a small saucepan. Stir in orange juice. Bring to a boil; cook, stirring constantly, 1 [...]

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Take me out to the ball game…but help me do it safely.

Written by: Billie Jo Braatz PT, DPT, LAT Summer is in the air and with that comes the start of America’s favorite pastime, baseball. Each year an increasing number of young children begin partaking in baseball or softball, contributing to the concern for the growing number of injuries occurring from these sports. Shoulder and elbow [...]

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Healing Thoughts: June 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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Video Blog: Why is Confirmation Important?

When people are baptized in the name of Jesus Christ, they become Christians, right? So, why do Catholics have confirmations? Bishop Don Hying shares some great information on this special sacrament. Based upon the Catechism of the Catholic Church (1285).  

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Timely Reminders: Summer Safety

Whether your children are home for the summer, on the road with you or away at camp, use these tips to keep your family safe and healthy: Riding Safe When your child is ready to roll, make sure they: • Always wear a helmet when riding a bike, scooter and skateboard, or when roller blading. [...]

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