Category Archives: Guest Posts

Is Diabetes Your Destiny? It’s Not the Native American’s!

Promoting self-empowerment and change through healthy choices and policies. by Susan Gay, M.A.Ed., CHES., public health training coordinator, Southern Plains Tribal Health Board You may already know that some racial/ethnic groups have higher rates of diabetes. This is true for … Continue reading

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World Heart Day is September 29, 2017

By Cynthia A. Keely, BA, RRT, LRTR, Director, Quality and Systems Improvement, Get With The Guidelines, American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Small Changes Can Make a Big Difference This World Heart Day, we’re asking you to share how you power … Continue reading

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Guilt – The Caregiver Nemesis

by Jane Marks, Certified Dementia Practitioner, Speaker, Trainer Do you recall the children’s movie that was a big hit a couple of years ago that had the theme song with the line, “Let it go, let it go.”? Yes, the … Continue reading

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5 Tips and Tricks for Managing Your Medications This Summer

by Michaela E. Leffler, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCGP, Assistant Professor, Pharmacy Practice Department, University of Charleston School of Pharmacy, Charleston, WV As the busy summer months are approaching, keeping your health and well-being as a top priority is as important as … Continue reading

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Patient Safety – It’s what we do!

by Tina Hilmas, RN, BSN, Project Manager, Center for Patient Safety Patient Safety Awareness Week is coming up March 12-18 and I’m always excited during this time of the year. You see, patient safety seems so simple yet is so complex and … Continue reading

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The Super Bowl of Super Foods

by Lacy Davidson, MS, RDN, LD, CDE, RYT, Nourish Appalachia Gearing up for the big game? I have to admit, at the very moment I’m writing this I have absolutely no idea which teams are even playing in Sunday’s game. … Continue reading

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Fall: Not Just a Season on Your Calendar

What OhioHealth is Doing to Prevent Falls and Educate Our Patients on Home Safety  by Jean Howard P.T., M.S., WCC, Manager of Clinical Services, OhioHealth Home Health Leading experts from around the country are calling falls in the home an … Continue reading

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