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  • How Military Member and Seasons Medical Physician’s Assistant, Travis Weiszhaar, Celebrates the 4th

    How Military Member and Seasons Medical Physician’s Assistant, Travis Weiszhaar, Celebrates the 4th

    Travis J. Weiszhaar, PA-C has been serving in the military for almost 19 years. Originally, he had joined to help pay off student loans, but after having served in Iraq for 18 months, he had a greater appreciation for military life and stayed in. He also has a special gratitude for the military because his

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  • Ancestry Matters When Seeking Matched Bone Marrow Donors

    Ancestry Matters When Seeking Matched Bone Marrow Donors

    WEDNESDAY, March 27, 2019 (HealthDay News) — The chances of finding an unrelated bone marrow donor are higher for U.S. patients of European descent than for those of non-European descent, a new study finds. A bone marrow transplant can sometimes help people with life-threatening blood cancers by replacing the patient’s cells with healthy ones from

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  • Strengthening Family Ties Through Online Gaming

    Strengthening Family Ties Through Online Gaming

    THURSDAY, March 21, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Video games provide unlimited entertainment, and interactive ones can even help you burn off calories. But you may not know that playing games — either in person or through shared online networks — can unite family members from many generations in meaningful ways. Researchers at Concordia University in

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  • AHA News: Family Adopts Three Children With Three Different Heart Conditions

    AHA News: Family Adopts Three Children With Three Different Heart Conditions

    WEDNESDAY, March 20, 2019 (American Heart Association News) — James and Tara Fussell were on a Caribbean cruise celebrating their 10th anniversary when they decided to give their son and two daughters another sibling. The girls were adopted from China, and by the time the couple stepped off the ship, they already had the adoption

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  • Coping With Diabetes Is a Family Affair

    Coping With Diabetes Is a Family Affair

    FRIDAY, March 1, 2019 (HealthDay News) — When Giuseppina Miller’s 8-year-old son, Peter, was first diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, he necessarily got a lot of his parents’ attention. “We tried to adjust pretty well, but I was getting no sleep because I had to check his blood sugar in the middle of the night,

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  • Health Tip: Elderly Companionship

    Health Tip: Elderly Companionship

    (HealthDay News) — Loneliness is a common source of stress among the elderly. Older men and women who have companionship live longer than those without, a recent study in JAMA Internal Medicine suggests. Figuring out how to prevent loneliness can be difficult, but companionship can take many forms. Those who can help include: Family, friends

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