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Monday, October 26, 2015 - 1:13pm

We dedicate Respiratory Care Week (Oct. 25 - 30) to the 165 therapists at Community Regional Medical Center who take pride in delivering excellent care to our patients, their families, and our community. Our specialists make a difference supporting our outpatient clinics – Chronic Lung, Pulmonary Rehab, Neuroscience and Asthma; as well as supporting our inpatient areas – Pulmonary Function, Emergency, Acute Care, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), Critical Care, Burn Unit, Cardiovascular Unit, and the Stepdown Unit. 

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Friday, October 23, 2015 - 10:25am

A terminal diagnosis does not have to be the end of joy and contentment. I was reminded of this on two different days last week when I visited with two men who had been given a terminal diagnosis.  One was a devout Catholic family man and the other man said he had been exposed negatively to religion as a child so he was never interested in organized religion.

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Friday, October 16, 2015 - 10:02am

When I was first asked to write a blog for the CMC intranet my initial thought was, “Sure!  That will be a cool educational and promotional tool for the fitness center!”  That thought was quickly followed up with a sense of panic and mild terror.  “Uh-oh!

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Thursday, October 15, 2015 - 3:23pm

Brain concussions have peppered the news lately linking head trauma with health problems affecting everyone from NFL players to grade school children playing soccer.

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Thursday, October 15, 2015 - 1:21pm

After hernia surgery, I knew I needed to walk, as painful as it was. I reached the nurses station, thirsty, sucking air but with a satisfied smile. One of the two talking heads at the counter looked down at me. “This is a private conversation. Get back to bed. Now.” Memory No. 1, intimidation.