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Palliative Care: Bringing Back House Calls

When was the last time you had a doctor make a house call? Although the practice of house calls is on the rise, for many patients with serious chronic illnesses, an appointment with the doctor means going to their office. Palliative care is changing that, offering patients convenience and giving doctors additional insight into how their patient is faring at home.
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Halloween Craft: Activities for Dementia Patients

Halloween is a fun holiday, partly because it’s a break from the everyday routine - but routine is important when planning activities for a loved one with dementia. Making your home a safe space will help ensure a positive holiday experience.
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4 Ways Palliative Care Works Through Chemotherapy

Daniela O’Neill, a nurse practitioner with Crossroads Hospice & Palliative Carein Philadelphia, cares for cancer patients going through chemotherapy all the time. This includes some patients who are even as far as their fourth trial round of the treatment.
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Supporting Men with Breast Cancer

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. It's hard to miss with everything from our green logo to NFL gloves and shoes going pink. It's been a very successful awareness campaign – except with all that pink, it's easy to overlook that men get breast cancer, too. In fact, over 2,600 men will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year alone.
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