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'No One Dies Alone' Program Offers Comfort at Life's End

friends or loved ones to keep vigil, a volunteer might fill the void. "It's amazing how much just ... -holders is Todd Havens, of Nolensville, Tenn. Havens has a background in service as a volunteer fireman

Blood Transfusions in Children

blood. Are blood transfusions safe? The blood used at most hospitals is from volunteer donors ... patient in advance of planned surgery. Are directed donors safer than volunteer donors? There is

Health Tip: Recovering From Substance Abuse

meaningful things to do each day, such as a job, volunteer work or family caregiving. Community

Home Healthcare Overview

from home health aides Homemaker or attendant care Companionship Volunteer care

Blood Transfusions

blood transfusion? Most hospitals use blood from volunteer donors. These donors are not paid for ... workers check blood multiple times. Other types of blood donation In addition to general volunteer

Seniors' Lungs Can Tackle Exercise

-diffusing capacity wasn't limited in any of the four volunteer groups. These findings suggest that

9 Out of 10 Doctors Like Their Jobs

personal experiences as a patient, volunteer or with family members, the findings showed. So, what

5 Diet Minefields to Avoid

Wellness. Second is potluck dinners with high-carb choices. Volunteer to bring a vegetable-based

More U.S. Airports Offer Hands-Only CPR Training

volunteer on the AHA's Emergency Cardiovascular Care Committee and a professor of emergency medicine at the

Most Women Should Forgo Ovarian Cancer Screening: Panel

," she said. Phipps is a member of the task force, which is an independent, volunteer panel of

Employment After Spinal Cord Injury (SCI)

Changing careers Volunteer work Get support Vocational rehabilitation counselor

Start Some Healthy Holiday Traditions

with your family, get out around people. Plan to be with friends or volunteer to help others who

What to Expect: The Months After Amputation Surgery

support system of family and friends Return to meaningful activity such as a job, volunteer work

Jury Still Out on Whether to Screen All Adults for Sleep Apnea

independent, volunteer panel of national experts that makes recommendations about preventive health

Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML): Treatment Choices

removes some stem cells from a volunteer donor and freezes them. They are then given to you after

Blood Donations/Blood Banking

blood transfusion. Donating blood for yourself is called an autologous donation . Volunteer blood

Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL): Treatment Choices

. In some cases before chemotherapy, the doctor removes some stem cells from a volunteer donor and

Emotional and Family Issues in Children with Heart Disease

with each other and have fun. Many of the volunteer counselors at these camps are nurses, doctors

Hospice Care Overview

caregiver a break for up to 5 days Bereavement support Volunteer services The choice of having a death attended by hospice staff

Health Highlights: March 31, 2017

mosquitoes and can pose the risk of devastating birth defects for pregnant women. The first volunteer was


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