Topics of Interest

How Community Needs Impact Asthma Care

By Jason Chu, MD

As a district hospital, Washington Hospital seeks to meet the current healthcare needs of its community – and anticipate the needs to come. Learn how ...

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A Pathway to Better Pediatric Asthma Management

By Katherine Caldwell, MD

In children, unmanaged asthma can quickly lead to a medical emergency. Learn how clinical protocols and community awareness are helping improve pediatric asthma care.

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The FAST Way to Identify Stroke

By Prabhjot Singh Khalsa, MD

When it comes to a stroke, time is of the essence. Each minute that passes before receiving help, increases the amount of permanent damage done ...

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Stroke Response

By Tashan Arrivas, RN

From the first warning signs to receiving treatment, how quickly you respond can be the difference between getting back to your everyday life or a ...

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Is it a TIA or an Ischemic Stroke?

By Jack C. Rose, MD

Every 40 seconds, someone somewhere in the United States will have a stroke – and 80-85 percent of those will be ischemic stroke.

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How Portion Control Can Help Maintain a Healthy Weight

By Lorie Roffelsen, RD, CDE

It should come as no surprise that nearly half of adults reported trying to lose weight within the last 12 months. And, for many, that ...

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Healthy Lifestyles Start with Good Nutrition

By Kim Alvari, RD

From diabetes to heart disease, the effects of serious medical conditions can be managed, mitigated or even prevented with a well-informed nutrition plan.

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How to Make Exercise Part of Your Daily Life

By Sharmi Mukherjee, PT, MPT, DPT

One of the most important components of maintaining a healthy lifestyle is getting adequate exercise.

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Diabetes Management Begins with Healthy Eating

By Lorie Roffelsen, RD, CDE

Knowing how to manage this condition over a lifetime is more important than ever – and it all starts with eating healthy.

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