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What is Osteoporosis?

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With osteoporosis, bones deteriorate or become brittle and fragile due to low bone mass and bone tissue loss. Osteoporosis increases the risk of fractures, particularly of the hips, spine and wrists.

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Surviving a Stroke: Treatment and Recovery

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If you suffer a stroke, receiving the proper treatment and rehabilitation as quickly as possible is absolutely key. Recovery begins immediately following a stroke.

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Local E. coli Case Linked to Romaine Lettuce Warnings

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A Douglas County resident has tested positive for e. Coli linked to romaine lettuce. It's an eye-opening reminder that E. coli outbreaks can and will strike close to home. What can you do to stay safe?

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Hepatitis Awareness: It Starts with Screening

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Hepatitis C is a virus that causes inflammation of the liver, what we call “hepatitis.” It is spread primarily through contact with the blood of an infected person. May is Hepatitis Awareness Month - how much do you know?

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Know Your Numbers: High Blood Pressure Risks

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High blood pressure – also called hypertension – is when the pressure in your arteries is too high. What are the ways having high blood pressure can hurt your health?

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Healthcare Decisions Day: The Most Powerful Conversation You Need to Have

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Monday, April 16th is Healthcare Decisions Day. It’s a day when we talk about the importance of having advance directives – the paperwork that lets health care providers know your medical wishes and appoints someone to speak for you should you be unable to speak for yourself.   

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How Does Organ Donation Work?

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The decision to become an organ and tissue donor, for many, is very personal. Here at Methodist, we are proud to partner with our local organ and tissue recovery agencies to help families give and receive the gift of life.

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World Health Day is about All of Us

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No one should have to choose between good health and the other necessities of life. World Health Day is a reminder to all of us to work to bridge the gap to ensure that all people have access to quality health services, where and when they need them. Why does it matter - and what can you do about it?

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What You May Not Know about Lymphedema

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Hidden inside your body is a very complex system that helps keep our body’s health in check. When the lymphatic system works, it’s a pretty slick process. When it doesn’t work, that’s when we start to face some big problems pretty quickly.

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Fighting TB with Every Breath

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World TB Day is March 24th, and it’s a great time to look at the prevention and control of one of the deadliest diseases in the world.

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