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Dentist offers mini kits to help people maintain oral health

Dentist offers mini kits to help people maintain oral health


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JENNIFER: CORONAVIRUS HAS PUT MOST NONEMERGENCIES ON THE BACK BURNER, INCLUDING DENTAL HEALTH. JOINING US IS DR. JOANNE REIFF. THANKS FOR JOINING US. >> THANKS FOR HAVING ME. JENNIFER: TALK ABOUT THE THINGS YOU’RE HANDLING RIGHT NOW. >> WE’RE ONLY ALLOWED TO SEE EMERGENCY PATIENTS SO THAT’S ANYTHING FROM AN ABSCESSED TOOTH TO A TOOTH THAT MAY BE AVULSED OR KNOCKED OUT OF THE MOUTH OR SEVERE PAIN KEEPING PATIENTS UP AT NIGHT. THAT’S PRETTY MUCH ALL WE’RE ABLE TO SEE AT THIS POINT. >> AND THAT CAN BE FRUSTRATING FOR PEOPLE WHO MAY BE A LITTLE OVERDUE EVEN FOR THEIR TEETH CLEANING FOR SURE. SO WHAT ARE YOU SUGGESTING PEOPLE DO? >> WHAT I’VE DONE IN MY PRACTICE, WE’VE DECIDED TO DO SOMETHING CALLS CROSSROADS CARES AND WHAT

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Lansdale Hospital – Abington – Jefferson Health

Abington – Lansdale Hospital, Jefferson Health, is a 140-bed, acute care general hospital providing a comprehensive range of inpatient and outpatient healthcare services. The facility includes a 24-hour emergency department, an 18-bed Orthopedic and Spine Institute, a Pain Center, Sleep Center and Wound Care Center.

Home to over 700 employees, Abington – Lansdale Hospital has a staff of more than 300 active physicians. Physicians are supported by a dedicated team of professional nurses who draw from years of clinical experience and training.

Abington – Lansdale Hospital offers a sophisticated array of clinical programs, including: interventional radiology, orthopedics, physical rehabilitation, outpatient surgery, cardiology, ophthalmology, pain services, podiatry, oral surgery, 24-hour emergency services and a hernia repair program.

As a trusted healthcare provider, Abington – Lansdale Hospital handles nearly 6,000 inpatient admissions per year – while outpatient visits number close to 60,000. In addition, over 27,000 people are treated each year in

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Avera McKennan Hospital & University Health Center

As the flagship facility of the Avera Health System, Avera McKennan Hospital & University Health Center delivers comprehensive health care and extensive medical specialty services to residents of South Dakota, North Dakota, Minnesota, Nebraska and Iowa.

Contact Avera McKennan

Find out more about nationally recognized, top-quality, personalized health care for yourself and your family. Contact us online or call Avera McKennan Hospital & University Health Center in Sioux Falls, SD, at 605-322-8000.

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Innovative Health Services Close to Home

No matter where you live in the Upper Midwest, you and your doctor can rely on Avera McKennan for the same top-quality health services you’d find at major medical centers and regional referral facilities.

Get fast access to a wide range of specialists at Avera McKennan through our innovative eCARE™ telemedicine services, available at more than 300 Avera clinics and doctor offices across the region.

In the Sioux Falls

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Difference Between Health and Wellness

Health vs Wellness
 

As there is certainly a difference between Health and Wellness when it comes to their inner meanings, one should pay attention to this difference if the words are to be used according to the context when using English language. This is a very important fact to understand as health and wellness are two terms that are often interchanged. Health is a noun that has its origins in Old English hǣlth word. Wellness has its origins in the Old English word wel(l). The noun wellness is actually a derivative of the adverb well. The word well is used as an adverb, adjective as well as an exclamation in the English language. Let us now have a look at health and wellness and the difference between health and wellness.

What does Health mean?

Health originally means absence of disease. In the course of

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Jackson Health System | Miami-Dade Nonprofit Academic Medical System

Jackson Health System is a nonprofit academic medical system offering world-class care to any person who walks through its doors. Governed by the Public Health Trust, a team of citizen volunteers acting on behalf of the Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners, Jackson Health System is dedicated to building the health of the community by providing a single, high standard of quality care for the residents of Miami-Dade County.

An integrated healthcare delivery system, Jackson Health System consists of its centerpiece, Jackson Memorial Hospital; Jackson South Medical Center, Jackson North Medical Center, Holtz Children’s Hospital, Jackson Rehabilitation Hospital, Jackson Behavioral Health Hospital, a network of UHealth Jackson Urgent Care centers, multiple primary care and specialty care centers; two long-term care nursing facilities; and Corrections Health Services clinics. The new Jackson West Medical Center campus, under construction in the City of Doral, will include adult and pediatric emergency rooms, children’s specialty outpatient

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About Us | Parkland Health & Hospital System

As our community’s public health system, Parkland is the foundation for a healthy Dallas.

That’s why we ask ourselves every day, how can we better serve our patients?

As Parkland adds more services into the neighborhoods that need us most, we know that how we treat each and every patient affects the health and well-being of our entire community.

Patient care is more than our job. It is our passion.

Care. Community. Compassion. Working Toward a Healthier Dallas

Mandate

To furnish medical aid and hospital care to indigent and needy persons residing in the hospital district.

Mission

Dedicated to the health and well-being of individuals and communities entrusted to our care.

Vision

By our actions, we will define the standards of excellence for public academic health system.

Parkland Values

At Parkland, our goal is to provide the best possible care for our patients through
compassion, skill and teamwork. With that in mind, we’ve created CIRCLES, principles that guide

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Student Health Services | Georgetown University

Coronavirus Information from Georgetown University
Coronavirus Information from DC Department of Health

If you are on the Main Campus experiencing a life threatening medical emergency, call the Georgetown Emergency Response Medical Service (GERMS) at 202-687-4357.

If you are on the Law Campus experiencing a life threatening medical emergency, dial 911.

For other student health services on Georgetown University’s main campus, consult the information below.

MENTAL HEALTH EMERGENCIES

After-Hours:
Dial (202) 444.7243
(ask for the on-call CAPS clinician)

Business Hours:
Dial (202) 687.6985

MEDICAL EMERGENCIES & AMBULANCE

Dial GERMS (202) 687.4357

MEDICAL CARE

MedStar Georgetown Student Health Center The physicians and nurse practitioners at the Student Health Center provide primary medical care for a range of health needs at two locations.

Front Door

Location – Main Campus

Main Campus Modified Hours
Mon    8:30am – 4:30pm
Tue      9:30am – 4:30pm
Wed    8:30am – 4:30pm
Thu     8:30am – 4:30pm
Fri       8:30am – 4:30pm

Appointment Line

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Atlanta VA Health Care System


 

Local Brief

Changes in our Community Based Outpatient Clinics(CBOCs) Operations

In this time of crisis, the safety of our Veterans and staff is our number one priority. In order to minimize exposure to COVID-19,  outpatient clinics and Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOCs) will be open for telehealth appointments only. No face to face visits will be conducted. Veterans are encouraged to schedule a virtual appointment by using My HealtheVet.  In case of an emergency, Veterans should call 911 or proceed to the nearest emergency room. Please contact our Telephone Advice Program (TAP) at 404-329-2222 if you need medical advice or have a question.

My HealtheVet is more important than ever

During COVID 19, using My HealtheVet, the VA’s Personal Health Record, is more important than ever!

My HealtheVet was designed for Veterans, service-members, their dependents and caregivers.  When Veterans register on My HealtheVet, you gain access to

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Health Care Law – FindLaw

If you or a loved one has ever dealt with a serious illness, you probably understand the difficult decisions people face while seeking medical treatment. When navigating the health care system, it’s important to have a working knowledge of your rights as a patient and the payment options at your disposal. This section provides a number of resources on the laws and regulations protecting patients, as well as the federal programs helping vulnerable individuals get the medical services they need. You’ll find articles on choosing a physician, patient rights, informed consent, planning long-term care, medical marijuana laws, the differences between Medicare and Medicaid, and more.

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Byron Central Hospital – Northern NSW Local Health District

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Byron Central Hospital is a new purpose built, public hospital within Northern NSW Local District. The hospital provides a range of acute and sub-acute inpatient services with a role delineation level 2 with some core services increased to role delineation level 3.

The hospital sees more than 20,000 Emergency Department attendances each year.

Services We Provide

Byron Central Hospital provides a wide range of accessible healthcare services to the public. The information provided in this directory is aimed at making it easier for everyone to understand what services are available and how to access them. Select from the services listing on the right of the screen to learn more about these services.

Access Criteria

Byron Central Hospital is a public hospital. Access to services are service specific, please contact the specific service for more information

Transportation Options

There are various transportation options for community members travelling to Byron Central

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