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After a Breast Cancer Diagnosis

A breast cancer diagnosis can be an overwhelming thing to receive. Unfortunately, it is not entirely uncommon. One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer, according to the National Breast Cancer Association. The good news is that advancements … Read More >

Dr Michael Yusaf

Meet Orthopaedic Surgeon, Dr. Michael Yusaf

When Dr. Michael Yusaf entered his first surgical rotation during medical school, he thought it was the “coolest thing” he had ever seen. Though his father was a practicing orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. Yusaf said he grew up without a clear … Read More >

All About Women

All About Women: Breast Cancer Walk & Wellness Event

Women of all ages are invited out for an afternoon full of free cooking demonstrations, skin cancer screenings, health and wellness activities and more at Crittenton Hospitals 17th annual “All About Women Event”. Join us as we walk through Downtown Rochester … Read More >

Nicole Phillips

Meet Oncology Nurse Navigator, Nicole Phillips

Nicole Phillips never intended to work in the medical field. Her discomfort with needles and wounds seemed like obvious reasons to eliminate medicine as a career interest. It wasn’t until Phillips had two personal interactions with hospitals, and saw firsthand … Read More >


School-Year Illnesses: 5 to Watch For

While many kids dread the homework that comes when school starts again, parents tend to have a different worry: school-year illness! It’s no secret that germs spread like wildfire at school, though as kids get older, their stronger immune systems … Read More >