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ABOUT ASCENSION

Listening to you, caring for you

From the moment you walk through our doors, you’ll hear the sounds of hope, health and strength, because we’re more than just hospitals, ERs and clinics. Ascension care teams start by understanding you, your health and your life to deliver care that’s right for you. The compassionate, personalized care you’ve come to expect is close to home and connected to a national network of care and the expertise of a wide range of doctors and specialists. So, you’ll be connected to all the care you need for you and your family.

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Waldenstrom macroglobulinemia 
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Waldenström macroglobulinemia 
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Waldenstrom's macroglobulinemia 
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Walking during sleep 
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Wall push-up 

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Wall stretch 

Wallet sciatica 
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Wasp sting 
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Water contaminated with lead 
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Water heater safety 
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Water retention 
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Water safety and drowning 
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Waterhouse-Friderichsen syndrome 
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Waxy casts 
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Ways to burn more calories every day 
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WBC scan 
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WBRT 
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Wearing gloves in the hospital 
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(Surgery)

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Weber-Cockayne syndrome 
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Weed 
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Weedoff poisoning 
(Poison)

Weedy nightshade poisoning 
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Weight - loss - children 
(Condition)

Weight - loss - children 

Weight control and diet 
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Weight gain - slow (child 0 - 5 years) 
(Symptoms)

Weight gain - slow (child 0 to 5 years) 
(Symptoms)

Weight gain - unintentional 
(Symptoms)

Weight gain after quitting smoking: What to do 
(Self-Care)

Weight loss 
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Weight loss - 500 calories 
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Weight loss - activity 
(Self-Care)

Weight loss - alcohol 
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Weight loss - beans and legumes 
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Weight loss - brussels sprouts 
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Weight loss - burning calories 
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Weight loss - calorie count - alcoholic beverages 
(Special Topic)

Weight loss - calorie count - fast food 
(Special Topic)

Weight loss - calorie count - sodas and energy drinks 
(Special Topic)

Weight loss - Chia seeds 
(Special Topic)

Weight loss - children 
(Condition)

Weight loss - diet after banding 
(Self-Care)

Weight loss - diet after bypass 
(Self-Care)

Weight loss - diet busting foods 
(Self-Care)

Weight loss - diet myths and facts 
(Special Topic)

Weight loss - emotional meaning 
(Special Topic)

Weight loss - exercise 
(Self-Care)

Weight loss - Exercise 
(Special Topic)

Weight loss - fast food 
(Self-Care)

Weight loss - gastric banding 
(Surgery)

Weight loss - gastric banding discharge 
(Discharge)

Weight loss - gastric bypass discharge  
(Discharge)

Weight loss - grocery shopping 
(Self-Care)

Weight loss - healthy snacks 
(Special Topic)

Weight loss - herbal remedies and supplements 
(Self-Care)

Weight loss - kale 
(Special Topic)

Weight loss - low-calorie cocktails 
(Special Topic)

Weight loss - managing your weight  
(Self-Care)

Weight loss - metabolism 
(Special Topic)

Weight loss - microgreens 
(Special Topic)

Weight loss - quinoa 
(Special Topic)

Weight loss - quitting smoking 
(Self-Care)

Weight loss - rapid weight loss 
(Special Topic)

Weight loss - reading food labels 
(Self-Care)

Weight loss - sweetened beverages  
(Self-Care)

Weight loss - time to move 
(Special Topic)

Weight loss - unintentional 
(Symptoms)

Weight loss and alcohol 
(Special Topic)

Weight loss-rapid weight loss 
(Special Topic)

Weight-loss - eating out 
(Self-Care)

Weight-loss - portion size 
(Self-Care)

Weight-loss - snacks 
(Self-Care)

Weight-loss boost metabolism 
(Special Topic)

Weight-loss calorie count fast food 
(Special Topic)

Weight-loss calorie count sodas 
(Special Topic)

Weight-loss diet myths and facts 
(Special Topic)

Weight-loss medicines 
(Self-Care)

Weight-loss surgery - gastric bypass 
(Surgery)

Weight-loss surgery and children 
(Self-Care)

Weightlifting - back pain 
(Self-Care)

Weil disease 
(Condition)

Weil-Felix reaction 
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Weisenberg syndrome 
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Well child - 12 months 
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Well child - 18 months 
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Well child - 3 to 6 years 
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Well child - 3 years 
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Well child - 4 months 
(Special Topic)

Well child - 4 years 
(Special Topic)

Well child - 5 years 
(Special Topic)

Well child - 9 months 
(Special Topic)

Well child - ages 6 to 12 
(Special Topic)

Well child - bathroom safety 
(Self-Care)

Well child - excessive crying 
(Symptoms)

Well child - puberty in boys 
(Special Topic)

Well child - puberty in girls 
(Special Topic)

Well child care - bedtime habits 
(Special Topic)

Well child care - discipline 
(Special Topic)

Well child care - teething 
(Special Topic)

Well-child visits 
(Special Topic)

Wellness - beans and legumes 
(Special Topic)

Wellness - brussels sprouts 
(Special Topic)

Wellness - Chia seeds 
(Special Topic)

Wellness - dance 
(Special Topic)

Wellness - flaxseeds 
(Special Topic)

Wellness - healthy snacks 
(Special Topic)

Wellness - heart smart substitutions 
(Self-Care)

Wellness - kale 
(Special Topic)

Wellness - learn to love exercise 
(Special Topic)

Wellness - learn to love exercise 

Wellness - microgreens 
(Special Topic)

Wellness - quinoa 
(Special Topic)

Welts 
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Wenckebach's block 
(Condition)

Werdnig-Hoffmann disease 
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Wermer syndrome 
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Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome 
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Wernicke's disease 
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West Nile virus 
(In-Depth)

West Nile virus infection 
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Western blot for Lyme disease 
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Wet lungs - newborns 
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Wet prep 
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Wet prep - vaginitis 
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Wet-to-dry dressing changes 
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What are night terrors? 

What causes bone loss?  
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What causes wheezing? 

What if cancer comes back? 
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What in the world is a neti pot? 

What is palliative care? 
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What is tennis elbow? 

What makes your heart beat? 

What to ask your doctor - conception 
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What to ask your doctor - labor and delivery 
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What to ask your doctor - pregnancy 
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What to ask your doctor about allergic rhinitis - adult 
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What to ask your doctor about colds and the flu - adult 
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What to ask your doctor about colds and the flu - child 

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What to ask your doctor about constipation 
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What to ask your doctor about COPD 
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(Doctor Questions)

What to ask your doctor about diarrhea - adult 
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What to ask your doctor about diarrhea - child 
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What to ask your doctor about diverticulitis 
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What to ask your doctor about ear tube surgery 
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What to ask your doctor about enlarged prostate 
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What to ask your doctor about epilepsy - adult 
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(Doctor Questions)

What to ask your doctor about febrile seizures 
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What to ask your doctor about headaches 
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What to ask your doctor about heart failure 
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What to ask your doctor about heartburn and reflux 
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What to ask your doctor about high blood pressure 
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What to ask your doctor about home care for mom 
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What to ask your doctor about home oxygen 
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What to ask your doctor about hospital care for mom 
(Doctor Questions)

What to ask your doctor about ileostomy or colostomy 
(Doctor Questions)

What to ask your doctor about kidney stones 
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What to ask your doctor about knee replacement - before 
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What to ask your doctor about Lyme disease 
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What to ask your doctor about mastectomy and breast reconstruction 
(Doctor Questions)

What to ask your doctor about newborn jaundice 
(Doctor Questions)

What to ask your doctor about pressure ulcers 
(Doctor Questions)

What to ask your doctor about preventing falls 
(Doctor Questions)

What to ask your doctor about radiation therapy 
(Doctor Questions)

What to ask your doctor about refractive eye surgery 
(Doctor Questions)

What to ask your doctor about spinal surgery - before 
(Doctor Questions)

What to ask your doctor about staying healthy during pregnancy 
(Doctor Questions)

What to ask your doctor about taking warfarin (Coumadin) 
(Doctor Questions)

What to ask your doctor about taking warfarin (Jantoven) 
(Doctor Questions)

What to ask your doctor about tonsil removal 
(Doctor Questions)

What to ask your doctor about urinary incontinence 
(Doctor Questions)

What to ask your doctor about varicose veins 
(Doctor Questions)

What to ask your doctor about your heart attack 
(Doctor Questions)

What to ask your doctor after hip or knee replacement 
(Doctor Questions)

What to ask your doctor after hip or knee replacement 
(Doctor Questions)

What to ask your doctor after knee replacement 
(Doctor Questions)

What to ask your doctor after weight-loss surgery 
(Doctor Questions)

What to ask your doctor before hip or knee replacement 
(Doctor Questions)

What to ask your doctor before weight-loss surgery 
(Doctor Questions)

What to ask your health care provider about diarrhea - adult 
(Doctor Questions)

What to ask your provider about diabetes - type 2 
(Doctor Questions)

What to bring to your labor and delivery 
(Self-Care)

What to do when kids put things in their ears 

What to do when kids put things in their nose 

What to do when something gets in your eye 

What to include in your birth plan 
(Self-Care)

Wheals 
(Condition)

Wheals 

Wheeping willow 
(Alt. Medicine)

Wheezing 
(Symptoms)

Wheezing 
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Wheezing 

Wheezing - asthma - adults 
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Wheezing - asthma - adults 

Wheezing - asthma - adults 

Wheezing - asthma - children 
(Condition)

Wheezing - bronchiectasis 
(Symptoms)

Wheezing - bronchiectasis 

Wheezing - bronchiolitis 
(Condition)

Wheezing - bronchiolitis 
(Symptoms)

Wheezing - bronchiolitis 

Wheezing - bronchitis 
(Symptoms)

Wheezing - bronchitis 

Wheezing - control drugs 
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Wheezing - COPD 
(Symptoms)

Wheezing - COPD 

Wheezing - discharge 
(Discharge)

Wheezing - exercise-induced 
(Self-Care)

Wheezing - heart failure 
(Symptoms)

Wheezing - heart failure 

Wheezing - nebulizer 
(Self-Care)

Wheezing - nebulizer 
(Self-Care)

Wheezing - school 
(Self-Care)

Wheezing - stridor 
(Symptoms)

Wheezing asthma 
(Symptoms)

Wheezing asthma 

When to use the emergency room - adult 
(Special Topic)

When to use the emergency room - child 
(Special Topic)

When you are drinking too much - tips for cutting back 
(Self-Care)

When you feel like changing your medicine 
(Special Topic)

When you have diarrhea 
(Self-Care)

When you have nausea and vomiting 
(Self-Care)

When you have urinary incontinence 
(Self-Care)

When you need to gain more weight during pregnancy 
(Self-Care)

When you pass your due date 
(Special Topic)

When your baby has diarrhea 
(Special Topic)

When your baby is stillborn 
(Self-Care)

When your baby or infant has a fever 
(Self-Care)

When your cancer treatment stops working 
(Special Topic)

When your child has diarrhea 
(Self-Care)

When your child's cancer treatment stops working  
(Special Topic)

When your infant has diarrhea 
(Special Topic)

Whiplash 
(Symptoms)

Whiplash 

Whiplash - self-care 
(Self-Care)

Whiplash - shaken infant 
(Injury)

Whiplash-self-care 
(Self-Care)

Whipple disease 
(Condition)

Whipple disease - supranuclear ophthalmoplegia 
(Condition)

Whipple procedure 
(Surgery)

Whipple procedure 
(Discharge)

Whipworm 
(Alt. Medicine)

Whipworm infection 
(Condition)

White blood cell casts 
(Medical Test)

White blood cell count 
(Medical Test)

White blood cell differential 
(Medical Test)

White blood cell differential count 
(Medical Test)

White matter of the brain 
(Special Topic)

White willow 
(Alt. Medicine)

Whiteheads 
(Symptoms)

Whiteheads 
(Symptoms)

Whole breast radiation therapy 
(Surgery)

Whole-body plethysmography 
(Medical Test)

Whooping cough 
(Condition)

Whooping cough 
(Alt. Medicine)

Why you should quit smoking 
(Special Topic)

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Wi
Widal test 
(Medical Test)

Widal's test 
(Medical Test)

Wide local excision 
(Surgery)

Wide-complex tachycardia 
(Condition)

Widely spaced teeth 
(Symptoms)

Wild turnip poisoning 
(Poison)

Williams syndrome 
(Condition)

Williams-Beuren syndrome 
(Condition)

Willis-Ekbom disease 
(Condition)

Willis-Ekbom disease 
(In-Depth)

Willow bark 
(Alt. Medicine)

Willow-leaved foxglove poisoning 
(Poison)

Wilms tumor 
(Condition)

Wilson disease 
(Condition)

Wilson's disease 
(Condition)

Window cleaner poisoning 
(Poison)

Windshield washer fluid 
(Poison)

Wine and heart disease 
(Special Topic)

Wine and heart health 
(Special Topic)

Wine consumption 
(Special Topic)

Winter cherry poisoning 
(Poison)

Winter depression 
(Condition)

Winter itch 
(Self-Care)

Wintertime blues 
(Condition)

Wireless capsule endoscopy 
(Medical Test)

Wissler-Fanconi syndrome 
(Condition)

Witch's milk 
(Condition)

Witch's milk (neonatal milk) 
(Condition)

Withdrawal from cocaine 
(Condition)

Withdrawal from nicotine 
(Condition)

Withdrawal from opioids 
(Condition)

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Wogon 
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Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome (WPW) 
(Condition)

Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome - cardiac ablation 
(Surgery)

Women’s health - age 40 - 64 
(Special Topic)

Women’s health - ages 40 - 64 
(Special Topic)

Women's health 
(Special Topic)

Women's health - age 18 - 39 
(Special Topic)

Women's health - ages 18 - 39 
(Special Topic)

Women's health - ages 18 to 39 
(Special Topic)

Women's health - ages 40 to 64 
(Special Topic)

Women's health - over 65 
(Special Topic)

Women's health - over age 65 
(Special Topic)

Wonderberry poisoning 
(Poison)

Wood alcohol poisoning 
(Poison)

Wood lamp examination  
(Medical Test)

Wood spider 
(Alt. Medicine)

Wood stains 
(Poison)

Wool alcohol poisoning 
(Poison)

Wool wax poisoning 
(Poison)

Woolsorter's disease 
(Condition)

Working during cancer treatment 
(Special Topic)

Working with a personal trainer 
(Special Topic)

Wound - cut or puncture 
(Injury)

Wound - liquid bandage 
(Self-Care)

Wound care - dressing change 
(Self-Care)

Wound care - sterile technique 
(Self-Care)

Wound care centers 
(Special Topic)

Wound drain 
(Self-Care)

Wound healing - smoking 
(Self-Care)

Wounds 
(Alt. Medicine)

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Wp
WPW 
(Condition)

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Wr
Wrinkles 
(Symptoms)

Wrinkles - aging changes 
(Special Topic)

Wrist arthroscopy 
(Surgery)

Wrist fracture - osteoporosis 
(Condition)

Wrist fracture - osteoporosis 

Wrist MRI 
(Medical Test)

Wrist pain 
(Symptoms)

Wrist sprain - aftercare 
(Self-Care)

Wrist surgery 
(Surgery)

Writing ink poisoning 
(Poison)

Written expression disorder 
(Condition)

Wry neck 
(Condition)

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From the moment you walk through our doors, you’ll hear the sounds of hope, health and strength, because we’re more than just hospitals, ERs and clinics. Ascension care teams start by understanding you, your health and your life to deliver care that’s right for you. The compassionate, personalized care you’ve come to expect is close to home and connected to a national network of care and the expertise of a wide range of doctors and specialists. So, you’ll be connected to all the care you need for you and your family.

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OUR LOCATIONS

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