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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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Archdiocese of Milwaukee

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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How to deal with “fogginess” during chemotherapy

Written by: Ann P Sorgent RN, BSN  Clinical Supervisor  at the Agnesian Cancer Center Occasionally, one of our medical oncology patients will report having difficulty with memory and feeling “foggy” during or following their course of chemotherapy.  Especially common are word-finding issues, difficulty with multi-tasking, forgetfulness and trouble concentrating.  Some­times referred to as “chemo-­brain,” chemotherapy-​​related cog­ni­tive impair­ment [...]

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The Role of the Breast Health Coordinator

Written by: Patti Domask, RN, BSN, Breast Health Coordinator, Waupun Memorial Hospital Breast cancer treatment involves several healthcare providers, which, at times, can become confusing for patients. A breast health coordinator, or navigator, serves as a consistent presence through the entire course of care – assessing the physical, psychological and social needs of the patient. This [...]

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Leading Inspiration: Q & A About Generations

Q: My workplace is made up of employees ranging in age from 19 to 67. At time it seems employees really struggle with each other because of the difference in age. Any tips on how to address these situations? A: Thank you for a great question. For the first time in history, four distinct generations [...]

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Timely Reminder: Wellness

Live Your Life Well Mental Health America (www.liveyourlifewell.org) celebrates “May is Mental Health Month.” This year’s theme, “Live Your Life Well,” challenges us all to promote health and wellness in our homes, workplace, communities and schools, and to inform those who don’t believe it’s attainable. Here are 10 tips from Mental Health America to help [...]

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