Did You Know

2017-07-19
The belief that all forms of arthritis are generally the same is a common misconception.  Different forms of arthritis have different implications, causes, and even symptoms.  For instance, osteoarthritis (often considered “regular arthritis”) is very different from rheumatoid arthritis.  Osteoarthritis is the most common form of...
2017-06-30
Did You Know? Sparklers burn nearly 6 times the temperature of boiling water. It wouldn’t be a summer celebration without sparklers and fireworks, but knowing the dangers is the first step to a safe celebration. Firework-related fires have caused at least $20 million in property loss each year in recent years. Promoting fireworks safety along...
2017-03-20
While Hospice has long provided medical support and personalized comfort to terminally ill patients and their loved ones, a newer specialty called "palliative care" is helping seriously ill patients in various stages of their illness.  While palliative care is often a key element of hospice care, the two are different. Palliative care may...
2017-02-22
Did you have chicken pox as a child or an adult? If so, you are at risk developing Shingles at anytime in your life. In fact, most adults today are vulnerable to Shingles, since 98% of us have had chicken pox. That is because Shingles is caused by the same virus that causes chicken pox.  Once you've had chicken pox, the virus lies dormant...