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Lisa A. Turner, RN, FNP, and Efimov, MD, family medicine

Alexandre Efimov, MD, And Lisa A. Turner, RN, FNP, Join Franciscan Physician Network In West Lafayette

11.13.19

WEST LAFAYETTE, Indiana – A new physician and nurse practitioner have joined the staff at Franciscan Physician Network Family Medicine West Lafayette.

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Holiday Hours for Franciscan Health Urgent Care Facilities

Holiday Hours Announced for Franciscan Urgent Care Facilities

11.13.19

Illness doesn't take a holiday. If you need non-emergency health care for minor illnesses, several Franciscan ExpressCare and urgent care locations will be open during the Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's holidays.

Illinois

Franciscan Urgent Care Chicago Heights is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. There are no special holiday hours.

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How does JUULing hurt your health?

What Does A JUUL Really Do To Your Body?

11.13.19

E-cigarettes are known by many different names and brands with one of the more popular being JUULs. JUULing also can be known as vaping and is referred as such, because tiny puffs or clouds of vapor are produced when using the devices. So far, there have been 2,051 cases of vaping associated illnesses, reported in every state, except for Alaska, as of November 5, 2019. A recent break in a CDC investigation may have the answers to the cause of these deaths. 

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Flu shots are generally safe if you have heart disease.

Is A Flu Shot Safe If You Have Heart Disease?

11.12.19

It's that time of the year, flu season, and the best way to avoiding coming down with the flu is a flu shot. The annual flu shot will offer protection against three or four of the influenza viruses anticipated to be in circulation this flu season. It is suggested that all persons ages 6 months and older, with few exceptions, get vaccinated each year for common flu strains.

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Franciscan Health Olympia Fields Daisy Award October 2019 recipients Elizabeth Martinez and Joselyn Hernandez

Franciscan Health Olympia Fields Recognizes Two Nurses As Daisy Award Recipients For October 2019

11.11.19

OLYMPIA FIELDS, Illinois - Franciscan Health Olympia Fields is pleased to recognize two registered nurses as their latest Daisy Award recipients. Elizabeth Martinez and Joselyn Hernandez (pictured left to right), both hired in 2012 as new graduates, were both nominated in the same letter from a former grateful patient.

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Learn about hearing loss and your health

Hearing Loss, Self-Esteem And Your Health

11.11.19

As we grow older, so do our ears. Although hearing loss can occur at any age, adults with professions in music, farming, steel mills, etc., are at an extremely high risk for developing hearing impairment.

But, hearing loss in adults is due to a variety of factors:

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News
Lisa A. Turner, RN, FNP, and Efimov, MD, family medicine
11.13.19

Alexandre Efimov, MD, And Lisa A. Turner, RN, FNP, Join Franciscan Physician Network In West Lafayette

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Holiday Hours for Franciscan Health Urgent Care Facilities
11.13.19

Holiday Hours Announced for Franciscan Urgent Care Facilities

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Franciscan Health Olympia Fields Daisy Award October 2019 recipients Elizabeth Martinez and Joselyn Hernandez
11.11.19

Franciscan Health Olympia Fields Recognizes Two Nurses As Daisy Award Recipients For October 2019

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Features
9 Fabulous Fall Foods to Try
10.10.19

9 Fabulous Fall Foods To Try

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After feeling a pattern of tiredness for no reason, Debra went to the doctor. The diagnosis: atrial fibrillation, or afib, a condition where the heart beats too quickly and irregularly.
09.26.19

Advances In AFib Treatment Help Crawfordsville Nurse

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Genetic testing female patient
09.23.19

Rhonda's Story: Genetic Testing Leads To An Early Diagnosis Of Breast Cancer (Video)

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Blogs
How does JUULing hurt your health?
11.13.19

What Does A JUUL Really Do To Your Body?

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Flu shots are generally safe if you have heart disease.
11.12.19

Is A Flu Shot Safe If You Have Heart Disease?

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Learn about hearing loss and your health
11.11.19

Hearing Loss, Self-Esteem And Your Health

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