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Bernetta “Bernie” Hoagland

Retired Nurse and Queen Fan Beats Cancer

Bernetta “Bernie” Hoagland has no time for cancer. Nonetheless, a cancer diagnosis has a way of causing the busiest person to pause.

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Grant in Action: Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarms Save Lives

Donations Benefit Community Residents

An $8,700 grant from MMC Foundation will help the Springfield Fire Department continue to install a new alarm in homes throughout central Sangamon County.

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Jodi Tate

43-Year-Old’s Cardiac Rehab Journey Makes a Difference

Jodie had no health issues leading up to the mild heart attack. That morning in the shower, she felt pressure on her chest, almost like she had pulled a muscle. She rested for a bit and the feeling went away.

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Rachel Kesler

Complications No Obstacle for a Healthy Delivery at Passavant Area Hospital

Early in Rachel Kesler’s pregnancy, her physicians discovered that Rachel’s kidneys were beginning to fail. Kidney disease had been present but undetected until she began regular appointments and pregnancy testing.

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Grant in Action: Real-life patient scenarios made possible

Training opportunities benefit future nurses

Learning is being enhanced thanks to simulated real-life patient scenarios at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Nursing Springfield Regional Campus. 

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Stephanie Yingling

Local Mom Appreciates PAH Family Maternity Suites Delivery Approach

Even an experienced mother can feel unsure of herself and her body in the wake of delivering twins. 

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Keith Snyder

Cardiac Rehab Becomes Lifelong Benefit for Lincoln Man

Three days a week, from 6 – 7 a.m., you’ll find Keith Snyder working out at the rehabilitation center at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital (ALMH).

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David Amos

Taylorville Memorial Hospital ED Makes All the Difference in Stroke Patient’s Outcome

Kincaid resident David Amos, 57, hadn’t set foot in a doctor’s office in 32 years. The day of his stroke started normally – until he went to step out of his work truck at a dry wall finishing job in Edinburg.

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Jennifer Hodgerson

Breastfeeding resources and expertise make all the difference.

Jennifer Hodgerson, 34, had never heard of tongue/lip ties in newborns prior to the arrival of her first child, Karl, five years ago.

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Kathy

Accountability Helps Kathy on her Weight Loss Journey

Memorial Weight Loss & Wellness helped Kathy cope with her emotions surrounding food, which had sabotaged previous weight-loss attempts.

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