Timely Reminders: Resilience

Resilience in psychology is defined as “the mental ability to recover quickly from change, stress, depression, illness or misfortune” (wikipedia). At some time, all humans are impacted by some type of misfortune or change that challenges our resilience. Resilience is one of the ingredients that differentiates people who take a victim mentality from those with [...]

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Agnesian HealthCare Sport, Spine & Work Center

Fall Prevention Home Safety List

Written by :Matt Sheehy, PTA Fall prevention is important for your health. Here are things you can do to minimize your risk for falling. STAND TALL: Shoes-Always wear sensible and good fitting shoes. Tell-Tell family members, friends and your doctor if you feel dizzy. Assistive Device-Always use your cane, walker or other assistive device when [...]

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Video Blog: Does Jesus Still Heal People?

His miracles of healing the sick are a big part of His ministry. Are those amazing medical miracles things of the past, or is Jesus still working wonders today? Bishop Don Hying talks to us about the healing power of Christ. Based upon the Catechism of the Catholic Church (1499).  

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Nine more reasons to exercise

Riann Kreiling, an exercise physiologist with Agnesian HealthCare, works with patients recovering from heart attacks.  She says, however, that there are many “other” reasons to exercise, then just to prevent, or recover from, a heart attack.

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Men’s Health and Cancer Awareness

Written by:  Heather A Bowen MBA  RT (R)(T)(CT), Supervisor Radiation Oncology June is Men’s Health Cancer Awareness Month. Here are some things men need to know about cancer. In the United States, the risk of men developing cancer is about 50 percent, or one in every two men is at risk. The top five cancer sites [...]

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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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