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Treating the whole person: How a small community of philanthropists made a big difference in health care

(BPT) – In the late 90s, Minneapolis resident Penny George was diagnosed with breast cancer. After undergoing a mastectomy followed by chemotherapy, she thought her physicians were focused solely on the disease and the interventions being used – not on her as the person who was experiencing the disease and also seeking to overcome it. […]

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Diets high in fruit, vegetables, whole grains and nuts among factors to lower first-time stroke risk

Eating Mediterranean or DASH-style diets, regularly engaging in physical activity and keeping your blood pressure under control can lower your risk of a first-time stroke, according to updated AHA/ASA guideline published in the American Heart Association’s journal Stroke. “We have a huge opportunity to improve how we prevent new strokes, because risk factors that can […]

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