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Apr • 6 • 2017

What Exactly Is Cancer?

Maybe it’s because we know so many people who have it. Maybe it’s because you were recently diagnosed with it. Maybe it’s because we turn on the news and hear the latest fight against it.


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Apr • 2 • 2017

5 Warning Signs of Type 2 Diabetes

It takes a little detective work to diagnose diabetes.

That's because symptoms can come on slowly or seem similar to other illnesses or conditions. But once your physician conducts a few simple...

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Apr • 1 • 2017

Exercise Plays Important Role in Diabetes Care

Managing your diabetes requires commitment, especially in three important areas - Diet, Medicine and Exercise.

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Mar • 29 • 2017

How to Face Your Anxiety About Having Cancer

When Dr. Stephen Eberwine confirms a positive test result for cancer, he hears a common question from his patients.

They usually first want to know the probabilities of outcome.

“I explain that every...

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Mar • 29 • 2017

Nutrition Tips for Managing Diabetes

Eating healthy, well-balanced meals is important part of a healthy lifestyle. In addition to healthy eating, regular exercise is important for everyone. For those people who have diabetes or who are...

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Mar • 29 • 2017

What is Comprehensive Diabetic Care and Prevention?

Diabetes is a disease that affects how your body uses glucose or blood sugar. Glucose is important because it is fuel for your brain, muscles, and cells. If you have diabetes, you have too much...

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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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