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This is Banner Health’s official new blog. If you’re looking for a place to discuss health issues, to find health tips or to read some amazing stories, you’ve come to the right place.

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What is palliative care?

Let me give you a little bit of my history. Before entering the communications field, I spent time working in a university library around a lot of academic journals. Exciting stuff, right? One of those academic…

Halloween party with group children holding carving pumpkin


We’re quickly approaching a day I dread the most – Halloween! Ever since I was a small child, this day has done nothing but scare me. Skulls, ghosts, goblins, witches – umm, no thanks. Don’t’ get…