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Aubrie Charter, Miss Nebraska Teen USA 2023 visited the CHI Health Regional Cancer Center at Good Samaritan & donated chemo care bags. Along with items to support patients during #chemotherapy, each bag includes an inspiring letter from Aubrie. #MissTeenNebraska #cancercare
CHI Health provides physical therapy in many small communities throughout NE & SW IA. Meet Katie Hoskins, a 14-year-old #lungtransplant recipient who receives her #physicaltherapy at our CHI Health Woodbine Clinic in Woodbine, Iowa. @KETV shares her story.
'These aren't my lungs that are helping me sing': 14-year-old Iowa girl adjusts to life after lung...
"I hope that someday, the family who lost someone gets to hear her sing. And know that the breath in those l...
Our mission has always been to provide compassionate, inclusive care to all. That’s why we’re proud to stand with our LGBTQ+ patients. Safe, welcoming care shouldn’t be hard to find—and here, you’ll always be welcome. #PrideMonth #Hellohumankindness
CHI Health #neurologist, Dr. Melinda Burnett, & a team led by Jee Yeon Hwang, Assoc Prof @CreightonSOM, have begun an early-stage clinical study with the goal of developing a blood test to diagnose #Parkinsons. From @OWHnews:
CHI, Creighton researchers seek marker for Parkinson's blood test
CHI Health and Creighton University researchers have begun an early stage clinical study to determine whether they c...
M.J. Adams recently graduated from #physicaltherapy at CHI Health Immanuel Rehabilitation Institute and as a thank you for the care she received, she served cake & ice cream to the team. M.J. is pictured with #physicaltherapist Michael Herrington, PT DPT
Good news in the world of #skincancer treatments! Our #CHIhealth cancer care team shares that there’s a new non-invasive skin cancer treatment that has a shorter #recovery time and doesn’t leave behind any scars. Find out more!
New Non-Invasive Skin Cancer Treatment - CHI Health Better You Blog
A new skin cancer treatment that allows for a much shorter treatment course has been approved to be used for some melanoma cases.
Today we remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom. We honor their courage, dedication, and commitment to our country and will always be grateful for their bravery. Thank you for showing us what humankindness looks like in action. #MemorialDay
How much #sunscreen do you need? Hint: You probably aren't using enough. Find out how much sunscreen you actually need, reapplication tips, and other steps you can take to prevent #melanoma.
Melanoma Prevention: Tips for Proper Sun Protection - CHI Health Better You Blog
Melanoma can happen due to overexposure of the sun or artificial ultraviolet light. Make sure to apply sunscreen and take proper precautions.
One #sunburn lasts a lifetime, so make sure to protect yourself from the sun, even when it’s early in the season. Christopher Huerter, MD, shares 3 tips for practicing #sunsafety in your daily life and some sneaky ways you might be accumulating #sundamage.
Keep it Cool and Practice Sun Safety on "Don’t Fry Day" - CHI Health Better You Blog
Every bit of sun that touches your skin is there forever. Just one burn has effects many years down the road, so practice sun safety today.
Nearly half of Americans have high blood pressure, and many don't even know it! May is National High Blood Pressure Education month, and Dr. Michelle Ellis tells us the facts around blood pressure causes and symptoms that may surprise you:
Surprising Facts about High Blood Pressure - CHI Health Better You Blog
Nearly half of Americans have high blood pressure or hypertension and, because it goes unnoticed, 1 in 3 people don’t even know they have it!