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  • Compassionate Cancer Care

    Patients can find answers at the right place with the right treatment at MidAmerica Cancer Care. Story by Ann Butenas Established in late 2019, MidAmerica Cancer Care has one central mission: to provide compassionate cancer (oncology) care to patients right in their own communities. Because tumors and cancer are unique, it is important to create a unique treatment for each ...
  • Sano Orthopedics

    Moving in the Right Direction This purpose-driven orthopedic practice delivers results through a health and wellness mindset and evidenced-based care provided at the right time in the right setting. Story by Ann Butenas  |  Sponsored Content When you need trusted and experienced orthopedic care, it is important to go straight to a team of   highly-trained experts who can efficiently ...
  • Innovation Care for a Better Community

    Rockhill Orthopaedic Specialists and Saint Luke’s are on the leading edge of orthopedic medicine, using advanced techniques and emerging technologies to provide the best care possible. Ortho Experts Thrive Working Together  Since 1949, Rockhill Orthopaedic Specialists has dedicated itself to keeping its patients active and pain-free while delivering compassionate and personalized care. In 2006, Rockhill’s practice moved to the state-of-the-art ...
  • ITP Awareness Month

    Story by Cheri Woodsmall     |     Intro image by Nicolle R. Fuller, National Science Foundation When you’re 30 years old, the last thing that is on your mind is how to navigate an illness. Months after her 30th birthday, Haley found herself doing just that. Haley began having some odd bleeding symptoms but had been noticing excessive bruising ...
  • A Spotlight on Multiple Sclerosis

    Story by Jeanie Edgmon Our brains are amazing.  Of all the physical components of the human body, the one we most associate with the concept of our “self” and our consciousness is the brain. Yet, ironically, it is the component of which we understand the least. This amazing, three-pound mass sculpts who we are and how we interact with and ...
  • When Rehab Can’t Wait

    At a time when many things have come to a halt due to the ongoing global pandemic, rehabilitative care after illness or injury can never take a day off. Story by Ann Butenas Mahatma Gandhi once said, “Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.” When it comes to rehabilitative care after an injury or ...
  • What You Should Know about Carbohydrates

    Story by Annie Eller Everyone seems to have an opinion on carbohydrates these days. Are they healthy? Unhealthy? Should starchy veggies be avoided? Is fruit too high in carbs? As a dietitian, these are questions I hear every day. The conflicting information can be really frustrating for those trying to improve their diet. Let’s explore the facts about carbohydrates, the ...
  • The Power of Hospice to Redefine Hope

    Story by Sarah Ruttle The end of a person’s life is a significant period of time when they are able to reflect on their life and accomplishments, work through their regrets and challenges, and spend their remaining days with friends and family in comfort and peace. For families whose loved one is experiencing a serious illness or life-limiting condition, this ...
  • National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

    Story by Jeanie Edgmon We want to dedicate this article to the late Dr. Kelley Lynn Young April 18, 1975 – June 15, 2021 who fought a courageous battle against breast cancer. Many of our readers are familiar with her dedicated work as founder of MISH Hospital and Clinics Cancer and Blood Center. Dr. Young was a cover feature of ...
  • National Sickle Cell Awareness Month

    Story by Cheri Woodsmall Sickle cell disease is an inherited blood disorder that affects red blood cells. People with sickle cell disease have red blood cells that contain mostly hemoglobin S, an abnormal type of hemoglobin. Sometimes these red blood cells become sickle-shaped (crescent shaped) and have difficulty passing through small blood vessels. When sickle-shaped cells block small blood vessels, ...

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