4 Things You Should Know About Life After a First-Time Heart Attack

        Having a heart attack can be a life-changing experience. For some people, it provides the push they need to make changes and work towards living a ...

The LILI Newsletter – October 2014

The ORMC / Heart Center, “Losing It & Loving It” weight loss class & support group newsletter   October…candy…need I say more? Who doesn’t think of Halloween when October rolls ...

NICU Reunion – An Annual Event That Makes Us Smile!

    Each year, staff in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) has a chance to see the long-term results of their efforts. It’s called the “NICU Reunion” and boy, this ...

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Better Prepared for a Visit to the ER

For many of us, a trip to the Emergency Room can be ...

Halloween Safety – for the Big Kids!

Halloween is right around the corner, and the “kids” are excited! Fact ...

Easy Steps to Bone and Joint Health

Nearly 50% of Americans over the age of 18 are affected by ...

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How to Overcome Common Breastfeeding Problems (Part 2)

    If you thought the breastfeeding problems were over after reading part 1, think again. Those issues focused more on your baby. Now, it’s time to talk about you. Learn about four other common (uncomfortable) issues that breastfeeding moms experience: nipple soreness, breast engorgement, plugged milk ducts and infections. 4) Your nipples are sore. [...]

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Prescription Drug Abuse—The Difference Between Addiction and Dependence

    Do you ever worry about a loved one or friend who’s taking prescription painkillers? Doctors prescribe them regularly for chronic pain, headaches, back spasms, and post-surgical recovery. So, if you’re worrying, don’t feel like you’re overreacting.   Here’s why: Prescription painkillers can be highly addictive. Some 12 million Americans said they had used [...]

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What You Need to Know About Enterovirus or EV-D68

You may be aware that an increasing number of children in several U.S. states have been diagnosed with Enterovirus D68.  Following are some facts and information that can help you to understand why this virus is gaining national attention and how to reduce your child’s risk of contracting it. Enteroviruses are quite common, as there [...]

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“The LILI Letter” September 2014

  The ORMC / Heart Center, “Losing It & Loving It” weight loss class & support group newsletter September….already? I don’t know about you but I felt like the summer FLEW by. September is a time of transitions with the change of seasons and routines. I love that about this area. When you start to [...]

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What’s the Difference Between a Level I, II, III and IV Trauma Center?

    A rock climber starts his assent an hour after a torrential downpour. The skies have cleared, but the face of the rock is still a little slippery. Halfway up, the climber loses his grip and falls. When he crashes to the ground, his friend reaches for her cellphone and dials 911.   But [...]

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