Taking the extra step

AS A PLANT SERVICES colleague at HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital, Tim receives many requests. His main job is to keep the hospital’s grounds in tip-top shape. From mowing to plowing

Taking the extra step

AS A PLANT SERVICES colleague at HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital, Tim receives many requests. His main job is to keep the hospital’s grounds in tip-top shape. From mowing to plowing and everything in between, Tim completes each task with pride.

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Restoring possibilites

AFTER INITIAL TREATMENT for a stroke, traumatic brain injury (TBI), heart attack, or other major medical event, hospitalized individuals take a crucial step on the road to recovery when they begin rehabilitation.

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Bottoms up!

MASON JARS ARE GOOD FOR MORE THAN

JUST RUSTIC DECORATION—YOU CAN USE THEM TO CRAFT THE PERFECT SALAD FOR LUNCH OR DINNER ON-THE-GO.

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Crohn’s Disease is no reason to panic

CROHN’S DISEASE (CD) is a type of inflammatory bowel disease with no identifiable cause. It can result in unpleasant, periodic symptoms that may include diarrhea, abdominal pain, fever, weight loss, nausea, and loss of appetite.

A new arrival after 35

ARE YOU EXPECTING A LATER-IN-LIFE BABY? YOU ARE NOT ALONE—THE BIRTH RATE HAS INCREASED FOR WOMEN IN THEIR MID-40S. HOW CAN YOU PREPARE FOR THIS BIG CHANGE?

A harmless habit?

RELAXING WITH A COCKTAIL IN RESPONSE TO A STRESSFUL DAY MAY SEEM LIKE NO BIG DEAL, BUT KNOWING HOW MUCH ALCOHOL IS TOO MUCH FOR YOU IS IMPORTANT.

The school-life juggle

SAYING GOODBYE TO the long, lazy days of summer can be hard for your kids and teenagers.

Growing up social

THE SOCIAL MEDIA universe has grown exponentially since the launch of Facebook, the social network a lot of Millennial parents grew up with.

Roomful of secrets

Teenagers’ bedrooms are full of places to hide marijuana, methamphetamines, and paraphernalia they don’t want parents to find.

Vaping: The new cigarette

TEENAGERS ARE USING fewer tobacco products than they did two decades ago, and the number of teens who are smoking cigarettes daily has fallen dramatically since

Teen drinking talks

According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, almost 12 percent of children between 12 and 17 years old report drinking alcohol during the previous month.

Movement and your mind

IT IS NO secret that physical activity, especially the aerobic kind, is good for the heart, lungs, bones, and joints. Less well-known are exercise’s benefits for the brain, which are still coming to light.

The caregiver’s map

Worsening dementia symptoms can affect your loved one’s safety. As a caregiver, you may wonder how best to handle potentially contentious situations like whether your loved one should continue driving.