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A Parent’s Guide for Babyproofing Your Home

December 26, 2019

Your new bundle of joy is on the way! You have your crib, car seat, stroller, bottles, clothes, and so much more, but have you thought about babyproofing your home? While newborns aren't mobile right away, it's smart to take the necessary precautions to make your residence safe for them. More than one third of child injuries and deaths happen at home and 10.4 million emergency room visits from children in the United States are the result of in-home accidents. Before your bundle of joy arrives, make sure your home is babyproofed! Taking the right steps Babyproofing your home can seem somewhat...Continue Reading

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Ask A Doctor... What is Palliative Care?

January 3, 2017

Palliative Care is specialized care for people with serious illnesses such as Cancer, Congestive Heart Failure (CHF), Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), kidney disease, Alzheimer's Disease, Parkinson's Disease and many others. Regardless of the diagnosis, the Palliative Care staff focuses on improving life for both the patient and family—relieving both symptoms and burdens of living with a serious illness.Continue Reading