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Contents
FALL 2017

THE BIG
STORY

Eggplant is great,
any way you slice it.
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Find your strength
in the face of a
chronic condition.
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IN EVERY ISSUE
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FEATURES

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Living with
Lymphedema
Our certified
lymphedema therapists
work together so you can
be the best you.

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Resilient You
Whether you
have cancer, a
disability, heart disease
or another challenge, you
have the power to take
action to feel better.

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Unexpected Heroes
Oncology nurse
navigators make a
difference in the lives of
those diagnosed with cancer.
Tough Stuff
Humans have a
remarkable ability
to persevere in spite of
health conditions-and
that goes for you, too.

A Survivor's
Mission
Actress Kathy
Bates spreads awareness
about lymphedema, an
often-overlooked
side effect
of cancer
treatment.

The Real Risks
It's a scary world
out there. But
are we scared of the wrong
things? (Yes.)

New Parent
Survival Kit
Tips to keep you,
your baby and the entire
family somewhat sane in
the early months.

Do Good,
Feel Good
Check out
volunteer opportunities at the hospitals of
Community Healthcare
System.

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SPOTLIGHT:
St. Mary
Medical Center
We're partnering with the
Hobart Fire Department
to teach safe infant sleep
practices.

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SPOTLIGHT:
Community
Hospital
The surgery department
grows, with more complex
procedures and minimally
invasive techniques.

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Community Message
Community Briefs
The Quick List
This Just In
The Truth About Female
Longevity
How To: Avoid an
Emergency
Quiz: Freak Out or
Chill Out?
At a Glance: Surgery
In the Market: Eggplant
Health by the Numbers:
Joint Replacements
Ask the Expert

Is a doughnut or
hot chocolate the
better indulgence?
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SPOTLIGHT:
St. Catherine
Hospital

Patients count on the
Care Van to get them
to treatment.

COVER PHOTO BY GETTY/DAVID CROTTY; INSET PHOTO OF KATHY BATES BY GETTY/STEFANIE KEENAN

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