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Posted: Oct 18, 2018

Hands-only CPR How-to ~ SMH TopTips

With SMH Cardiovascular Program Coordinator Jacqueline Krusewki

Do you know what to do if a loved one or friend has a heart attack? Performing hands-only CPR on them can greatly increase their chance of survival. It’s easy to learn—only two steps—and saves lives. Watch this video to learn how.

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Posted: Oct 15, 2018

Flu 2018: What You Need to Know

Written by Ambulatory Services Director Jen Storch

Fall has arrived! Want to stay healthy this season? Here’s what you need to know to beat colds and flu.

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Posted: Oct 9, 2018

How to Help a Loved One with Cancer

Written by SMH Oncology Clinical Counselor Elizabeth Bornstein

When someone you care about is living with cancer, it’s natural to want to help and support them. But unless you’ve traveled that road yourself, you may be unsure how to help—or even what to say. Here are some ways you can help and be there for your loved one dealing with cancer.

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Posted: Oct 4, 2018

Heart Attacks ~ Ask An Expert Q&A

With SMH Cardiovascular Program Coordinator Jacqueline Krusewski

Heart failure nurse and Cardiovascular Program Coordinator Jacqueline Krusewski, RN, answers some of the most frequently asked heart-attack questions in this Healthe-Matters Ask An Expert Q&A.

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Posted: Oct 1, 2018

Breast Cancer Screening ~ Ask an Expert

With SMH Ambulatory Services Manager Carrie Kunda, BS, RT(R)(M)(ARRT)

Breast cancer screening comprises several different types of imaging technology. Which one is the best one for you? A veteran mammography technologist discusses breast imaging and what you need to know in this Ask An Expert Q&A post.

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