Benefits of wearing compression stockings

Written by: Debbie Dvorachek, LPN,WCC at the Agnesian Health Shoppe As women, we all want to enjoy healthy and active lives. However, with all the tasks of work, family …. we may forget about maintaining the health of our legs. While concerns with veins of the leg occur in both men and women of all ages, certain [...]

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Leading Inspiration: Q & A About Bullying

Q: I hear a lot about workplace bullying. Could you tell me what this involves, the impact and what can be done about it? A: Great question. We hear a lot about bullying of children and adolescents, especially in schools, but bullying can also occur at work. Workplace bullying refers to repeated, unreasonable actions of [...]

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Healthy Recipe: Hummus

Ingredients: 1 clove garlic 1 (19-ounce) can garbanzo beans, half the liquid reserved 4 Tbsp lemon juice 2 Tbsp tahini ½ teaspoon salt Black pepper to taste 1 Tbsp olive oil In a blender, chop the garlic. Pour garbanzo beans into blender, reserving a Tbsp for the garnish. Add lemon juice, tahini, and salt in [...]

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The Benefits of Running or Jogging

Written by: Joel Mason, DPT, SCS, CSCS Running or jogging often gets a bad rap. Common misconceptions prevent people from participating, such as the notion that running will ruin your knees. Research shows that people who don’t run actually have more knee concerns particularly if they are sedentary (don’t exercise at all). Many people often [...]

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Getting to Know Savant Syndrome: Part II

What is Asperger’s Disorder? Sometimes called “The little Professor” syndrome, most clinicians consider Asperger’s disorder to be persons who are at the high functioning end of the Pervasive Developmental Disorders and Autistic Disorders spectrum. Within a year of each other, independently and a continent apart, Dr. Leo Kanner described in 1943 what he called “Early [...]

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Video Blog: Why Tell Sins to a Priest?

If people can talk straight to God, why should they tell their sins to priests? Bishop Don Hying confesses that the Sacrament of Reconciliation is one of his favorites, because it’s good for the soul. Based upon the Catechism of the Catholic Church (1422).

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Recommended Screening by Age – 20s

Getting preventive care is one of the most important steps you can take to manage your health. That’s because when a condition is diagnosed early, it is usually easier to treat. And regular checkups can help you and your doctor identify lifestyle changes you can make to avoid certain conditions. When you are in your [...]

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