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20 11, 2014

Pallative Care Is Not Just For The Dying

By |2014-11-20T12:59:41-07:00November 20th, 2014|

Many people, including those in the medical community, mistakenly think that palliative care is just for the dying. Palliative care, in fact, is helpful at any time during the course of a serious illness. It is not necessarily terminal care when nothing more can be done, but rather it can be about helping people improve [...]

1 11, 2013

Heart Failure Patients

By |2014-09-22T12:25:53-07:00November 1st, 2013|

[resized_image width="240" height="160" image="https://comfortcaregivers.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/hands1-600x400.jpg" lightbox="no"]The high hospital readmission rate of those who suffer from heart failure impacts adversely on both the cost of health care and the health and well-being of the patients themselves. Nationally, one of every four heart failure patients is readmitted within 30 days of discharge and as many as 40 percent [...]

1 11, 2013

Watch Out for Skin Cancer

By |2014-09-09T18:38:31-07:00November 1st, 2013|

[resized_image width="240" height="160" image="https://comfortcaregivers.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/Pictures-grass-sunrise.jpg" lightbox="no"]“Don’t go out in the sun until you put on suntan lotion.” Most of us have heard this from the time we were small children. Yet, the high incidence of skin cancer is a direct result of the failure of many to abide this warning. More than 76,000 Americans are annually [...]

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