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Updated May 19, 2015 at 10:09 AM

I have a lot on my mind lately.My husband, Randy, and I have been caring for my mother, Wilma, who has had Alzheimerís since 2010. Alzheimerís runs in Momís family. Her father had it. Her sister had it. Her brother had it. Now Mom has it.

Updated May 18, 2015 at 6:02 PM

In this special Stroke Month series, four Lake Regional Health System care providers — an emergency department nurse, a neurologist, a physical therapist and a speech therapist — share important tips for surviving a stroke with maximum...

Posted May 18, 2015 at 9:30 AM

More than 170 clinics across the country are selling experimental stem cell procedures for dozens of diseases and conditions — a mushrooming industry that has flourished despite little evidence of its safety or effectiveness.

Updated May 11, 2015 at 1:26 PM

May is National Stroke Awareness Month. In this special Stroke Month series, four Lake Regional Health System care providers — an emergency department nurse, a neurologist, a physical therapist and a speech therapist — share important...

Updated May 11, 2015 at 10:28 AM

Itís been a world of discovery since having weight-loss surgery more than a year ago.

Posted May 8, 2015 at 2:00 PM

David Bergthold was almost finished with paramedic training when a nurse gave him a piece of advice.“She said: 'You really need to go to nursing school. You'd be a good nurse,'” Bergthold said.

Posted May 8, 2015 at 1:01 AM

TIP OF THE WEEK

Updated May 6, 2015 at 12:32 PM

With the recent treadmill-related death of SurveyMonkey CEO Dave...

Posted May 6, 2015 at 10:00 AM

May is National Skin Cancer Awareness Month, and Lake Regional Health System encourages lake-area residents and visitors to get in the habit of regular skin checks.

Posted May 6, 2015 at 8:00 AM

Lake Regional Registered Nurse Amy Nicholson first experienced nursing while with her mother, who was a registered nurse for more than 40 years. Nicholson often accompanied her mother to work and found she liked listening to patients and comforting...

Posted May 6, 2015 at 7:00 AM

Community members are invited to support individuals with Angelman Syndrome. The AS Foundation is hosting its annual walk Saturday, May 16 in Camdenton to raise awareness and funding about the disease.

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