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Keeping Cool in the Summer Heat

Heat-related illness, also called hyperthermia, results when someone is exposed to extreme heat and the body becomes unable to properly cool, resulting in a rapid rise in body temperature.

Choosing Comfort Care

When Barbara Bush made the decision to pursue comfort care rather than treatment, it highlighted a choice often misunderstood. The words "comfort care" tend to evoke a visceral response of fear - that one is giving up and walking away from medical intervention. People often feel "comfort care" represents the end of aggressive care and modern medicine.

Stroke: It Happens in an Instant

A stroke is an emergency - it can happen to anyone, at any time, and at any age. What happens when someone experiences a stroke and what occurs on the way to and at the hospital is critical in reducing the effects of a stroke.

Getting Through Grief

In the fall of 2017, following a 15-month challenge with cancer, Abbie Strother's mother passed away at EveryStep Hospice's Kavanagh House on 56th Street.