Our Nurse’s Blog

Holiday Health Tips Its November! This time of year is exciting and fun but it can also bring a lot of STRESS! Holiday stress can drain your body’s natural resiliency and harm your health! How does increased stress effect you? …

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College is an exciting and challenging time of life. So many changes, leaving home, living independently, getting less sleep, making seemingly earth shattering choices and taking tough classes! You or your family might find it all a bit too much! …

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Prevent Suicide! Statistics reported at a suicide forum relate that 43,000-44,000 people die in the US by suicide each year. That is 117 people each day! More die from suicide than from car accidents. It is time to decrease the …

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Prevent Lyme Disease Increased Lyme disease infections caused by ticks have been reported to me. Lyme disease is spread by the bite of infected blacklegged ticks. Common symptoms include fever, headache, fatigue, and skin rash, which may look like a …

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You Could Save A Life! Each Sunday we say that called by Christ we will serve our neighbors. We not only pledge this but our church provides ways that we can easily serve others and our community through basic emergency …

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Spring has sprung and summer approaches. Warmer temperatures and more daylight hours make active times enjoyable, but what does the increasing daylight do to your sleep? Many members have asked about information to improve sleep. Problems like, I couldn’t sleep …

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Get Help For Allergies Spring is the time seasonal allergies affect many people. The symptoms are like a cold, which is caused by viruses, but seasonal allergies (hay fever) never cause general aches and pains, rarely a sore throat and …

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Think of how many times in the past month you have heard someone say that they have a cold, a virus or a flu? You might not realize that colds, flus or influenzas, are all viruses! A virus is an …

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April is alcohol awareness month. As your Parish Nurse, I encourage you to educate yourself and your family about the dangers of drinking too much. Let’s clarify what drinking too much means. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services …

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Here we are at the end of winter and I want to discuss an issue seldom talked about in cold weather, dehydration. Dehydration can happen just as easily in cold months as in the warm months. Did you know our …

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