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Posted: Oct 12, 2017

Cancer Rehab Boosts Quality of Life

Written By SMH Lymphedema / Physical Therapist Sherry Ireland

Cancer rehabilitation is an important part of integrated cancer care. It helps a patient build strength and endurance, experience less pain, and feel better overall, which leads to better physical function and boosts quality of life. 
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Posted: Sep 14, 2017

Inpatient Care Specialists Improving Healthcare

Written by SMH Senior Communications Editor Kim Savage

What is a "hospitalist"? As inpatient care specialists, hospitalists work hand-in-hand with hospital nurses, case managers, therapists and each patient’s primary care provider. They also co-manage specialty care that might be needed, meet frequently with family members and coordinate services that patients might need after discharge.
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Posted: Aug 10, 2017

School Safety TopTips Video

It's always a good time to review safety rules with your kiddos, whether they walk, ride, bike or bus to school! SMH's Trauma coordinator gives her top tips for keeping everyone safe during the school year. 

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Posted: Jul 1, 2017

July 4th Holiday Safety TopTips Video

Keep your holiday focused on friends, family and fun—not a trip to the ER—with these easy safety tips.
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Posted: Jun 29, 2017

Brain Health: Tips to Boost Memory

By SMH Outpatient Care Coordinator Wanda Jackson

Some types of memory loss, like those caused by age and heredity, cannot be changed. But other types can be. Here are some lifestyle tweaks you can make today to enhance your memory and cognition.
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