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    Sara Dillon, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Certified Pediatric Primary Care Mental Health Specialist, Deaconess Riley Children’s Services

    Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a lifelong developmental disability.  Many people don’t understand autism and the importance of recognizing signs and symptoms in young children so they can get the early help they need.   

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  • Alcohol – the Good, the Bad and the Ugly

    There can be a lot of confusion about alcohol and its effects on your health.  How much alcohol—and what kind—is good for you?  How much is too much?  And when does drinking become a problem?  Two Deaconess experts weigh in. 
     

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  • Managing Spring Allergies

    Dr. Anne McLaughlin, Deaconess Clinic Allergist 
    Does this spring find you sneezing, sniffling and itching?  You’re in good company right now, in large part due to the high tree pollen counts.  

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  • Getting Started with Physical Activity

    Dr. Jung Smith, Family  Medicine, Deaconess Clinic Mary Street
     
    Get Motivated!
     
    If you've not been physically active, you may be wondering how to get started.  For many people, walking offers a great way to become more active. And Deaconess is getting ready to begin our annual Healthier U Walk series—see the schedule and more at www.deaconess.com/walk

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  • Women & Heart Q&A

    Dr. Prasanna Yelamanchili, cardiologist, The Heart Group.
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  • Episodic Migraines: Treating Migraines Doesn’t Have to be a Headache

    By Michelle Galen, MD  Family Medicine, Deaconess Clinic
     
    Although migraine symptoms are consistent across classifications, there are two clinical distinctions: Episodic Migraines and Chronic Migraines.  Patients with episodic migraines experience 14 or fewer “headache days” per month whereas chronic migraine sufferers have 15 or more “headache days” per month.  

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  • Staying Safe In Cold Weather

    By Dr. Jung Smith, Family Medicine  Deaconess Clinic Mary Street
     
    Frostbite, hypothermia, overexertion and falls are the most common cold-weather health hazards. Below are important tips and information for staying safe this winter.
     

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  • Making the Most of Your Pharmacy

    Tom Fite, lead pharmacist of the Deaconess Family Pharmacy 
     
    Most people encounter a pharmacy on a regular basis.  And I find that many patients want to just pay for their medication and go, but they’re missing out on important information. Below, I will detail some “insider tips” that will help you make the most from your pharmacy.
     

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  • Pelvic Pain

    Dr. Francis McDonnell, and Brittany Fulcher, NP, of the Deaconess Comprehensive Pain Centers
    Pelvic pain, especially among women, is a common condition that can significantly impact the quality of your life. Pelvic pain has numerous causes, which also means that there are numerous treatments available, depending on the cause and type of pain. 

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  • The Women's Hospital and Project Reveal

    Project Reveal and The Women’s Hospital have partnered together to bring a local television series to women in Evansville and surrounding communities. The series will be documentary-style and feature real women and their stories. The goal of Project Reveal is to be real, inspiring, creative and diverse. The series will launch in the Spring and air in varied time slots on WNIN and WEVV. 

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Understanding and Preparing for Your Mammogram
Mammograms are key to early detection and treatment of breast cancer. Learn what a mammogram is and how you can prepare for yours.
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Migraines: an In-Depth Report
A migraine is a common type of headache that may occur with symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, or sensitivity to light. In many people, a throbbing pain is felt on one side of the head. Migraines often occur more frequently in women than men. Migraines may also run in families.
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Fibrocystic Breast Disease
Fibrocystic breast changes is a commonly used phrase to describe painful, lumpy breasts. The exact cause is unknown, but hormones can make a woman's breast feel swollen, lumpy, or painful before or after menstruation each month.
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