Quality health information can help you make informed decisions for yourself and your family. YourHealth, the Deaconess virtual resource center, helps you be a smart, empowered patient.
From health education and information provided by Deaconess doctors and experts, to community and local resources, YourHealth connects you to the knowledge you need.
Ready to Quit Smoking?
Why do I still smoke? How can I quit? These are questions that most smokers ask themselves almost daily. We are all familiar with the hazards of smoking, but there is still nothing easy about quitting. The fear of developing lung cancer, strokes, heart disease, emphysema, and other lung diseases often doesn’t do enough to help people quit because nicotine is an addiction.
Diabetes & Stress in 2020
Due to economic strain, virtual school, social isolation resulting from COVID-19 precautions, a tense election cycle, and the upcoming holiday season, people in general are struggling to maintain any kind of routine. For those with diabetes, lack of consistency represents a serious challenge to their health.