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Mar • 28 • 2017

How Alcohol Affects People With Diabetes

If you have diabetes, you likely have a lot of concerns regarding food and drink. If you have just been diagnosed, you probably have even more questions. Diabetes does not mean that you can never...

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Mar • 21 • 2017

Guidelines Allow Cancer Care Closer to Home

One of the most significant advances in cancer care is location for treatments. Patients diagnosed with most common cancers don’t necessarily have to travel to metropolitan healthcare centers to...

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Mar • 14 • 2017

Johnson County Cancer by the Numbers

Although the rates are falling, Johnson County ranks 14th among Indiana counties in new cancer cases.

According to the National Cancer Institute, our community’s five-year cancer rate saw a 2.1...

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Mar • 13 • 2017

Survey Shows JMH Commitment to Patient Safety

Healthcare providers share a responsibility for their patients’ safety.

That is critical part Johnson Memorial Health’s mission. Our employees work hard to protect patients and prevent them from any...

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Mar • 1 • 2017

The Facts About Pleural Mesothelioma

Mesothelioma is a rare and aggressive cancer caused almost exclusively by exposure to toxic asbestos fibers. An estimated 3,000 patients are diagnosed annually in the United States.


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Feb • 22 • 2017

7 Cancer Screenings Every Woman Should Consider

Research confirms this fact about cancer: Early detection provides the best chances for a favorable outcome.

More than 7.6 million women are cancer survivors today – mainly because they discovered...

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Feb • 17 • 2017

What Colored Support Ribbons Mean in Cancer Fight

Cancer will afflict 41 percent of Americans in our lifetime. More than 15 million are survivors right now.

Because cancer affects our lives in so many ways, we generously give more than $5 billion...

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Feb • 9 • 2017

5 Online Resources for Cancer Patients, Families

Information is power when you are taking on cancer.

Knowing the details of the disease and treatment options, and getting support beyond family and friends help you deal with your decisions and...

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Jan • 31 • 2017

How Caregivers For Cancer Patients Can Cope

Cancer patients require physical care and emotional support. So do their caregivers.

Family members, friends or companions have lots of responsibilities when helping cancer patients go through...

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Jan • 24 • 2017

Exercise Boosts Your Body During Cancer Treatment

While undergoing treatment for cancer, you need every advantage for the best outcome.

That includes exercising.

Chemotherapy and radiation often zap your energy, but you can boost your immune system...

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Jan • 17 • 2017

Cancer Patients Need Emotional Care, Too

Besides the physical challenges of treatment, cancer patients also travel an emotional journey.

Fear, anxiety and depression can happen while dealing with the side effects of chemotherapy and...

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Nov • 17 • 2016

Questions to Ask Before Having Surgery

Having surgery, unless it involves an emergency or is life-threatening, is a significant decision.

Today’s surgical procedures are remarkably safer and allow for much quicker recovery. However,...

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