Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Arizona – Saudi Arabia – Kernersville, a nurse’s journey

By Cliff Mehrtens What keeps a 47-year veteran going strong? Gloria Poole grew up in rural Indiana in the 1960s, where for most girls, there weren’t...

Why you need to pay more attention to sleep

By Cliff Mehrtens Sleep studies – often done at home – can pinpoint problems Everyone has a sleep number. It’s the hours of sleep that make you feel...

Radiology manager honors brother’s memory in fight with breast cancer

By Josh Jarman Siblings prove to be 'more than conquerors.' For better or worse, it is often our families that help determine the direction we take in...

It’s time to end the silence around gynecologic cancer

By Josh Jarman Why knowing the 3 S’s - symptoms, screenings and shots - can make a difference As hard as it can be to talk about...

Why earbuds can increase the chances of swimmer’s ear

By Cliff Mehrtens Steps you can take to prevent a classic summertime infection Summer is the perfect time to jump into some cool, refreshing water. It’s also the...

An all-women team in the OR? First I was shocked, then empowered

By Kristen Barnhardt Only 19% of surgeons are women, but change is coming As I walked onto my college’s campus for freshman orientation, I wanted to be...

The bathroom scale is not your fitness guide

By Cliff Mehrens Women who take a shot at getting fit will be glad they did It’s never too late for women to begin exercising. The...

Which adults should consider a measles vaccination booster?

Disease spread is creating concern By Cliff Mehrtens The current measles outbreak is the largest in the U.S. in 25 years, and is raising questions about protection. More...

3 doctors recruit a fourth to town – their dad

'It’s the first time in 20 years we’ve all been in the same city' By Karen Garloch Dr. Gus Parker spent more than 30 years building his...

‘Pre-hab’ can make a big difference

Why ACL injuries hit girl athletes more often Meghan Vaccaro ran to defend against her soccer opponent as she'd done hundreds of times before. But the...

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