Patient Care Blog

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3 Vaccines You Should Consider This Holiday Season

Vaccines protect you from getting sick and reduce your risk of hospitalization. Learn which vaccines you should get to protect yourself and your loved ones

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The Art and Science of Managing Holiday Stress

If you’re a parent or a caregiver, you’re about to get much busier than usual. Between holiday shopping, cooking and visits with friends and family, you’ll soon have a lot more on your plate than pumpkin pie. What’s more, your children will be on winter break before you can say “Happy Holidays”!

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Infographic: Handwashing Awareness Week

The first week of December is Handwashing Awareness Week. Take a few moments to ensure you’re doing everything you should be in the fight against germs.

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Treating Runny and Stuffy Noses in Kids—What to Know

Every parent knows that children are no strangers to runny and stuffy noses. While these common symptoms are often caused by colds or allergies, they can still cause discomfort and annoyance for children and their parents. Discover ways to help your little ones clear their congested noses to help them find relief faster.

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Long COVID Respiratory Symptoms Are Creating Delays in Lung Cancer Screening

The symptoms of long COVID are notoriously diverse. In some people, this poorly understood post-viral syndrome affects the brain, while others are beset by cardiovascular, digestive or respiratory issues. Long COVID may also destabilize a person’s psychological well-being.

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Podcast: Women and HIV/AIDS

In this episode of Women's Health Wednesday series of Back to Health, Dr. Lona Prasad discusses what women should know about HIV/AIDS.

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Advanced Treatments for Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer is one disease, but it presents itself along a spectrum. Some men may have cancer that’s considered lower risk, or clinically insignificant, which doesn’t require treatment, while others have cancer that is deemed higher risk, or clinically significant, and does require treatment.

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Infographic: Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month

During Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month this November, take time to learn about risk factors, symptoms and more.

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Optimizing Bone Health to Prevent Osteoporotic Fractures: A Customized Approach

About 1 in 2 women and 1 in 5 men over 50 years old worldwide will experience an osteoporotic fracture in their lifetimes.

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Infographic: Epilepsy Awareness Can Save a Life

November is National Epilepsy Awareness Month. What should you know?