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Coping with Lockdown and Social Distancing During COVID-19
March 30, 2020

Coping with Lockdown and Social Distancing During COVID-19

Posted by Dr. Thomas Horowitz

As the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) upends life across the world, several countries have rolled out social distancing measures and ordered residents to stay at home. COVID-19 has taken over the news, our social feed and our minds—there is no respite from the pandemic. Many of you are feeling the toll of isolation—staying away from family, friends, and colleagues—and anxiety from constantly reading about the virus. We do not

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Health Experts Urge Social Distancing to Combat COVID-19 Outbreak
March 23, 2020

Health Experts Urge Social Distancing to Combat COVID-19 Outbreak

Posted by Suman Radhakrishna

As the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread among communities in the United States, ‘social distancing’ has become a popular term in the news media. Even governments around the world and health experts recommend this practice to limit the spread of the virus.

What is Social Distancing?

Social distancing is the practice of avoiding close contact with other individuals to reduce the chances of catching the virus.

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Dietitian Janette Bedoyan Improves Patient Care through Nutrition
March 12, 2020

Dietitian Janette Bedoyan Improves Patient Care through Nutrition

Posted by Divya Sathyanarayanan

CHA HPMC registered dietitians provide food and nutrition information, and educate patients in management of complex medical conditions. For National Nutrition Month, we shine the spotlight on our registered dietitian Janette Bedoyan and how she impacts patient care at our hospital.

Janette Bedoyan grew up with an interest in dietetics due to a family history of diabetes and heart disease. “Seeing my family follow diet control piqued my interest

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7 Important Tips to Ensure a Safe and Comfortable Hospital Stay
March 9, 2020

7 Important Tips to Ensure a Safe and Comfortable Hospital Stay

Posted by Divya Sathyanarayanan

Planned or unplanned, hospital stays can be overwhelming. Patient safety is a top priority at CHA HPMC and our healthcare teams reduce infection rates, put checks in place to prevent errors, and ensure strong lines of communication to keep patients and their families safe all the time. Jennifer McReynolds, Vice President of Quality Management, and her team of experts work behind the scenes to ensure the safety and well-being

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What Do Dietitians Eat?
March 6, 2020

What Do Dietitians Eat?

Posted by Divya Sathyanarayanan

Dietitians provide food and nutrition advice, but ever wonder what these nutrition experts eat? People assume that dietitians—who possess the knowledge to plan a healthy diet—themselves eat ‘perfect’ meals. However, dietitians—just like you—lead a busy life and may not always have the time to plan their day or meals. For National Nutrition Month, we asked Kristin Heim, registered dietitian at CHA HPMC, to understand her approach

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