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How Speech Pathologists Assist with Hearing Loss

A Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) can assist people dealing with hearing loss. Specifically, a pathologist could assist someone through aural rehab. This approach helps participants identify techniques and strategies to improve successful communication and is especially helpful post cochlear implantation.

Are you eligible for an annual Low-dose (LDCT) lung screening?

An LDCT screening is a low-dose computed tomography, a type of X-ray scan that uses a low dose of radiation to take detailed images of the lungs. LDCT is the only recommended screening test for lung cancer, especially for people who have a high risk of developing the disease from smoking. An LDCT scans can […]

Diabetic Foot Care

After a diabetes diagnosis, there’s a lot to manage. It can be overwhelming to think about staying on top of blood sugar, eating healthy foods, finding time to be active, taking medications on time, and attending additional doctor appointments.

Living and Working Independently

Occupational Therapists (OTs) assist their patients to live more independently after an injury, stroke, or chronic disease diagnosis. After a major health event, it can take awhile for a person’s functionality to resume, if at all. With assistance from an OT, patients learn to adjust their everyday life to their new normal.

Finding Joy in the Hospital

When people think of going to a hospital for an appointment, procedure, or to visit loved ones, they might experience a heightened sense of anxiety. Going to the doctor can bring up previous bad experiences or sad memories. But good things happen at hospitals and clinics all the time. Babies are born, people heal, and […]

Fighting Against the Flu

The weather is getting colder, the days are getting shorter, and that only means one thing. Winter and flu season are right around the corner. To be prepared for the impending sickness that is bound to take over your household, there are a few different activities you can complete to be better prepared and stay healthy.

Vaccines for Seniors

Ensuring the well-being of our senior citizens is essential for promoting long and healthy lives. There are three different types of vaccines seniors should consider receiving to protect against respiratory illnesses, including flu, RSV, and coronavirus. Below is quick guide of the different vaccines the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is recommending and how Medicare can cover these shots.

Pap Smears and HPV Vaccination

More than 11,000 people in the United States are diagnosed with cervical cancer every year. The good news? Vaccination and regular screening can prevent the disease. During Cervical Health Awareness Month, it’s time to understand the steps that can be taken to protect yourself and your loved ones from cervical cancer.

Changing How You Go

Do you feel like you always have that urge to urinate? Do you also struggle with having regular bowel movements and feeling constipated? Do you sometimes think your urinary leakage is worse when you struggle with bowel movements?