Avoiding Illness Begins With Washing Your Hands

As youngsters we’re taught to wash our hands before eating meals, but it’s important to remember germs don’t care what time of day it is. Clean hands prevent illness. Let’s review some handy tips from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to protect you, your family and others.

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Advance Care Planning: Control What Happens If Your Health Fails

No one wants to talk about it, but it’s really just a matter of time when you, or someone you love, has a health crisis. We’re human after all. And the most loving thing we can do for our families is plan for it – especially when it’s not expected. 

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Meditation Can Change Your Brain And Your Genes

With patients who seem stressed or in pain, Dr. Lori Weichenthal sometimes asks them to take a moment to concentrate on their breathing while she’s assessing them.

Why? Because focusing on breathing has been shown in many medical studies to reduce anxiety, depression and pain. And there's even more benefits to meditation that you can take advantage of.

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Upcoming Events

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Headstrong Support Group

Thursday, December 27, 2018 5:00 PM
Community Cancer Institute, 1st floor conference room
An education and support group to help individuals with head and neck cancer, survivors, and their families cope with cancer-related issues. This monthly program is topic-based with featured speakers on cancer and self-care information followed by an open forum format.

Headstrong Support Group

Thursday, December 27, 2018 5:00 PM
Community Cancer Institute, 1st floor conference room
An education and support group to help individuals with head and neck cancer, survivors, and their families cope with cancer-related issues. This monthly program is topic-based with featured speakers on cancer and self-care information followed by an open forum format.
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Man-to-Man

Thursday, December 13, 2018 6:30 PM
Community Cancer Institute, 1st floor conference room

An educational support group to help men and their families cope with prostate cancer. This monthly program includes guest speakers, information on cancer and self-care, research updates and general men's health information. The support group separates after the first hour to allow time for man-to-man discussion. This also allows time for family members to discuss their concerns separately with a registered nurse.

Man-to-Man

Thursday, December 13, 2018 6:30 PM
Community Cancer Institute, 1st floor conference room

An educational support group to help men and their families cope with prostate cancer. This monthly program includes guest speakers, information on cancer and self-care, research updates and general men's health information. The support group separates after the first hour to allow time for man-to-man discussion. This also allows time for family members to discuss their concerns separately with a registered nurse.

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