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Spotlight on Women’s Health - Education

  • Spotlight on Women’s Health

    Millions across the world recently celebrated International Women’s Day. This day commemorates women’s achievements and acknowledges challenges we still face. It’s also an opportunity for us to talk about women’s health. One disease in particular is synonymous with women’s health: breast cancer. Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women, affecting 1 in 8 and it’s responsible for 26% of all cancers in women. And while these numbers are disturbing enough, there’s cause for even greater concern when we…


  • The Health Benefits of Taking a Break

    With the kids recently back from spring break, it can suddenly make us realize how little we pause to take a break. It can often feel like there aren’t enough hours in the day to complete everything we need to do.  We skip lunch or break times so that we can cross one more item off our to-do list. However, skipping lunch to save time and improve work productivity  contradicts many research studies. Taking the time to take a break…


  • Ask the dietitian: healthy eating tips

    Between holiday treats and unrealistic New Year’s resolutions, healthy, balanced eating in the winter can be a challenge. Take a look at some tips from St. Joe’s dietitian, Melissa Murray, RD


  • Winter safety tips for seniors

    Ice, snow, cold weather and weather-induced isolation can make life challenging for anyone — especially older adults. The following winter safety tips from St. Joe’s network partner, Providence Healthcare, can help you stay safe this season.


  • Beat the winter blues with 12 days of wellness

    January can be a tough month. The days are short, the December festivities are over and the credit card bills are coming in. Learn how you can make January a lot brighter with 12 wellness tips from St. Joe’s Wellness Coordinator, Virona Ibrahim. 12 days of winter wellness The post-holiday season can be stressful. To support you and help keep you as stress-free as possible, we’ve come up with a few ways you can stay healthy this time of year.…


  • Dismantling flu shot myths

    Dr. Matthew Muller, medical director of Infection Prevention and Control at St. Michael’s, and Dr. Mark Downing, infection control officer at St. Joseph’s, set the record straight on flu shot myths.


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