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Spiritual growth — After three decades of service, hospital ministry prepares to be reborn

In the rush of everyday life, it’s easy to push the biggest questions aside.

Why are we here? Am I living my life the right way? What comes after death?

But when a patient arrives at the hospital, these questions rush to the forefront.

“Everyone took time to recognize me as a person, not just a body with a problem that needed fixing”

I just want to let all the wonderful people in the Emergency Department know how much I appreciate the care they gave me today.

Respecting Choices — New effort touts importance of advance directives

When planning for the end of life, many people think about the gifts they would like to leave their loved ones.

They create wills to divide up their belongings. They plan for savings and assets to be given to family or charitable causes.

Nurse strives to take the fear out of surgery

Coming to the hospital for a surgery creates anxiety for many patients, especially first-timers.

Fortunately, Boone Hospital Center has nurses like Joni Cupp to help make patients feel comfortable and put their fears at ease.

A new weight class — Boone employee honored after losing 90 pounds

One night last year, Aaron Buran had a revelation while watching a UFC fight on television.

It was a heavyweight bout featuring the sport’s strongest hulking fighters. Despite their size, Aaron was surprised to discover he was actually larger than all of them. The weight class tops out at 265 pounds — he weighed 266.

Mother of three to birthplace staff: “Thank you, Boone!”

All three of my children have been born at Boone Hospital!  Our oldest was born in 2010 and our twins were born in October 2012.

Foundation book sale — August 21-22

Join us Wednesday and Thursday, Aug. 21-22, for our Boone Hospital Foundation book sale! We’ll have great books and unique gifts at fantastic prices.

Despite the bad reputation, some fats offer health benefits

Fat is a nutrient necessary for your health. However, they often get a bad rap.

Like any food in our diet, making the right choice when picking fats can make all the difference. Adding healthy fats to your diet can offer health-protective benefits. Consider adding these fats — in moderation — to your diet.

“Thank you so very much for your caring, dedication, professionalism and expertise”

I was scheduled to have my right knee replaced on Thursday, May 30, by Dr. Hockman. All the pre-op testing and teaching was done, Dr. Hockman and Robin his nurse were professional, personable and thorough in all my appointments in the clinic. I felt confident in their skills to do their best in replacing my knee.

Sun, Skin and SPF — Prevention and education help fight skin cancer

More than a million Americans are diagnosed with skin cancer each year. As you head out into the sunlight, remember that although the sun’s rays might feel good on your skin, it is important to wear sunscreen to protect your skin from potential damage.


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