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Mary Ann Bieker, MD, Internal Medicine, Deaconess Clinic Downtown
The holiday season is upon us. Learn tips for staying healthy and avoiding illness so you and your family can be well from now into the new year.
The Deaconess Heart Group
Learn about these healthy tips and why they’re important to you.
Deborah Pfeiffer, MS, RD, Deaconess Weight Loss Solutions
When your goal is weight loss, this time of the year can be a difficult time, as high-calorie, great-tasting food seems to be everywhere! Here are some tips that can help you navigate through the weeks ahead.
Donna Lilly, MS, LCSW, LCAC, Chemical Dependency Treatment Coordinator, Deaconess Cross Pointe
Discussions about the opioid crisis are everywhere. You may have heard stories on the news, read articles posted on social media, or had first-hand experience with a friend or loved one. Learn about a program at Deaconess Cross Pointe that helps people addicted to opioids (heroin, prescription pain pills, etc.) and move into recovery.
Dr. Anna Dauer, Deaconess Palliative Care Medical Director, and Andrea Lantz, LCSW, Palliative Care Clinical Social Worker
Perhaps you’ve heard the term “palliative care” but weren’t sure what it meant. Palliative care is specialized medical care for people with chronic illnesses, focusing on providing patients with relief from the symptoms, pain and stress of a chronic illness regardless of the diagnosis. The overall goal is to improve quality of life for both the patient and the family.
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