Blog Posts in 2019

Winter Workouts

27-Dec-2016
Cold weather can make it more difficult to get motivated to work out. After all, not many people want to leave the comfort — and warmth — of their own home. But remaining sedentary can result in the body storing additional fats, ...

Sleep Tips for Baby - and Mommy

20-Dec-2016
Pregnancy brings a wealth of questions and concerns, especially when you’re expecting your first baby. Keeping all the do’s and don’ts of parenting straight can be overwhelming! One age-old question that has worried ...

How to Pick Your Family Doctor

19-Dec-2016
When you are setting up medical care for you and your family, you want to make sure that you are picking the right doctor. Before you move forward with your choice, however, you should know exactly what to consider and what questions you ...

What to Expect When Visiting Saint Francis Healthcare Maternity Services

16-Dec-2016
For any expecting mother, the level of care provided her, the newborn, and the family is of the utmost importance. This is an emotional and joyous time, so having the best possible care in a comfortable setting is the perfect scenario for ...

The Power of a Mother's Touch: Why Skin-to-Skin Contact Benefits both Mother and Baby

14-Dec-2016
Who doesn’t enjoy snuggling, holding, kissing or hugging their newborn? While doctors may not be pulling out their pads to prescribe these acts just yet, many studies have shown just how powerful and beneficial skin-to-skin contact ...

The Truth about Breastfeeding

7-Dec-2016
You’re a new mom, holding your infant for the first time. You’ve waited nine long months to meet your daughter and as you look into her eyes, you think, “How can I give her everything she needs?” One thing is for ...

Preventing the Flu

23-Nov-2016
The winter is coming fast and the cold weather will soon be taking over, which is why it is so important to focus on your health. This means taking the precautions necessary to help you — and those around you — prevent catching ...

3D Mammography: A New Tool in the Fight Against Breast Cancer

18-Oct-2016
If there were a way to protect yourself from harm’s way, wouldn’t you take it? In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month, Saint Francis Healthcare wants to remind you how easy it can be to catch cancer in its earliest stages: ...

Warning Signs of a Heart Attack

12-Oct-2016
Brought to you by Cardiovascular Services. The sudden onset of a heart attack is a scary experience. If you or someone you love has a history of heart problems or are at risk of a heart attack, you need to be aware of the potential early ...

Stretches to Keep Your Body Limber

5-Oct-2016
Brought to you by Outpatient Physical Therapy. People always say, “stretch before you work out.” It’s a great way to avoid hurting yourself, but stretching can do more than prepare you for your next exercise. Regularly ...
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