• Wellness Awareness

    Embrace memories to help cope with grief

    4/4/2019

    Everyone experiences grief at some point. The death of a loved one is never easy and often devastating, and the people left behind may feel that their sorrow will never lessen or go away.

  • Wellness Awareness

    Good lifestyle choices reduce risk of cancer

    2/21/2019

    Did you know that obesity and high alcohol consumption are key risk factors for cancer? In fact, obesity will soon overtake smoking as the leading preventable cause of cancer in the U.S.

    “Obesity is associated with increased risk for breast, colon, prostate, uterine cancers,” said Leonard Henry, MD, MBA, FACS, Medical Director and Surgical Oncologist at Goshen Center for Cancer Care. “Those are four of the top five cancers we diagnose. The other is lung cancer.”

  • Wellness Awareness

    Take the ache out of headaches

    2/19/2019

    If you’re one of the millions of people who experiences frequent headaches, you don’t need to suffer in silence. New treatment options can make a difference in the frequency and severity of headaches. That means relief from pain and a better quality of life.

  • Wellness Awareness

    Know your treatment options for knee osteoarthritis

    2/11/2019

    Are you one of the estimated 27 million with osteoarthritis? It’s the most common form of arthritis in the knee. Caused by normal wear and tear on joints due to age, weight, activity as well as injury or trauma, it can lead to pain or stiffness that interferes with daily activities.

  • Wellness Awareness

    10 tips to avoid slips, trips and falls this winter

    1/25/2019

    Cold weather brings more than ice and snow to our area. It also increases the risk of slips, trips and falls. Here are tips to help you maintain your balance and keep moving despite snowy, icy or wet conditions.

  • Wellness Awareness

    Why choose a nurse practitioner as your healthcare partner?

    1/9/2019

    What exactly is a nurse practitioner (NP), and how are they different from nurses or physicians? If you don’t know the answer to these questions, know that you’re not alone. Many people aren’t sure what nurse practitioners do and how they can care for your health and well-being. 

  • Wellness Awareness

    5 simple ways to reduce your risk of falling at home

    12/27/2018

    Most falls occur at home –– and most broken bones result from falls at home, too. Falls can cause serious injury to people of all ages and, for the elderly, falls can lead to a tragic loss of independence and mobility. Fortunately, you can make simple changes in your house to cut your risk of falling in half. If you’re worried about falling at home, here are five easy ways to make your house safer.

  • Wellness Awareness

    How does music affect your health?

    11/28/2018

    We all know that music can have a profound effect on us emotionally. A rousing fight song can inspire an athlete for the big game. A series of just a few notes in a symphonic movement can inspire us to tears. A familiar tune on the radio can instantly transport us back to memories of years gone by. What many of us don’t know, however, is that music can do more than provoke our emotions. Music can have a positive effect on us on the cellular level. 

  • Wellness Awareness

    Know when to choose primary care, urgent care or the ER

    10/5/2018

    When it’s 9:00 p.m. Friday and that nagging cough is getting worse, it’s hard to know what to do. Go to the emergency room? Wait for your doctor’s office to open on Monday? Find an urgent care center nearby?

    Here is a quick guide to get you going in the right direction.
     

  • Wellness Awareness

    Protecting Your Knees and Treating Knee Arthritis

    8/28/2018

    While the knee is the MVP joint of the body, it can begin to wear out over time if protective measures aren’t taken. 

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