This issue of Samaritan Health Services’ Heart to Heart magazine features a heart-warming story of two women who became friends through their battles with cancer, and inspire others with their annual walk to raise funds to support community members facing cancer. There’s also the story of an Alaskan fisherman who got back to finding adventure with a joint replacement.
Learn how the ArtsCare program is bringing healing through arts to Samaritan patients and employees. Find out what the signs of post-pandemic trauma is and read the story of how a mom is helping her teen establish healthy habits. Get tips to stop smoking and understand the symptoms of vascular disease. There’s also articles detailing how to avoid chronic inflammation and how to establish good oral and sleep hygiene for whole body health benefits.
Get an update on cancer detection, learn whether immunotherapy is right for you and why you shouldn’t be putting off that cancer screening. There’s words of inspiration from cancer survivors to help others on their journey.
Finally, enjoy an update on how Samaritan is dedicated to an inclusive health care journey for everyone. There’s an initiative dedicated to bringing down language barriers, a community study to determine what’s most important to you, and hear from one of four groups dedicated to highlighting diverse voices.Heart to Heart is your local guide to good health from Samaritan Health Services. Read inspiring stories and get ideas on how you can be part of building healthier communities together.