Do You Have An Advance Directive?

Posted by Magruder Hospital Marketing on Mar 17, 2022

Advance Directives is a general term to describe documents that outline treatmenta person would or would not want at the end of life (Living Will), as well as who a person would like to make healthcare decisions for them in the event they cannot make those decisions themselves (Healthcare Power of Attorney).

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Topics: Healthcare Power of Attorney, Advance Directives, Living Will

Healthy Nutrition Tips

Posted by Magruder Hospital Marketing on Mar 02, 2022

Making sure what we eat on a regular basis is right in terms of fueling our bodies appropriately, and being good for our long term health, can be a challenge for some.  We tend to set healthy goals, but often find ourselves drifting away from the healthy habits we have established.  Magruder Dietitian, Kim Leneghan, MS, RDN, LDN, offers a few tips to gently guide us back to the healthy goals and habits that help us feel better and live better.

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Topics: nutrition, eating healthy, nutrition tips

Keeping Your Skin Healthy

Posted by Magruder Hospital Marketing on Feb 25, 2022

Winter is plodding along, and all the things that come with it.  While we can’t control the weather, there are some things we can do to manage how it affects us.  Michelle Bodie, PA-C, from Dermatology Partners gives us four recommendations to help with dry winter skin.

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Topics: winter skin, dry skin, skin care

Winter Pain

Posted by Magruder Hospital Marketing on Feb 15, 2022

While winter can be a beautiful time of year, frigid temperatures and snow-filled driveways can also make this season one of the toughest on our backs and achy joints.

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Topics: pain management clinic, chronic pain, back pain

Know Your Heart Rate

Posted by Magruder Hospital Marketing on Jan 27, 2022

Because your heart circulates oxygen and nutrient-rich blood in your body, knowing your heart rate can be important, especially during physical activity. To check your heart rate, use two figures (not your thumb) and hold them on the thumb side of your wrist or on your neck. Count your pulse for 10 seconds, then multiply that number by 6 to find your beats per minute (bpm).

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Topics: Heart Health, Exercise Heart Rate, Heart Rate

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