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Innovations Newsletter: ISH Innovations Newsletter - Issue 4

When my shoulder hurts, my foot pain is ignored. When the music is loud, I forget the constant ringing in my ears (tinnitus). Humans are attracted to the loudest “noise” or the biggest “pain”. Personally, I know that I need to be as aware as possible of the noise and...
Dennis Day had joint replacement surgery with Dr. Emile Li in August of 2018. Here he shares with us his journey before and after surgery including how much his life has improved. Dennis, what procedure did you have done with Dr. Li? I had a left hip replacement. In the...
Have you discovered our new MyChart App? One of the great benefits is easy communication with our provider and their team. Here’s what one patient said in a recent survey: “I had some questions for the nurse prior to my visit so I messaged her through MyChart. She was very...
Cassie Wagner, ARNP, has recently joined the Garner Clinic. Within her practice, she sees pediatric patients and has extensive experience in pediatric critical care and pediatric infectious disease. She received her Masters from Rush University in Chicago. In addition, she holds dual board certifications in pediatric primary care and pediatric...
If you answer yes to any of the risk factors below, you may be at risk for Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD). 50 years of age or older Smoker Diabetes Kidney Disease High Cholesterol High Blood Pressure Family History of PAD PAD is a life-threatening condition that causes the narrowing or...
According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), 46 states have reported 805 severe respiratory illnesses among individuals with a history of vaping. Unfortunately, 12 vaping-related deaths have also been reported to date according to the CDC. Vaping is the practice of inhaling vapor from an e-cigarette device which works...
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