The Lily Pad, 02.07.22

Monday Motivation

“If you want to conquer fear, don’t sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.”

—Dale Carnegie

Helping Bring Cancer Down to Size

Dr. Sewit Amde loves her job as a plastic and reconstructive surgeon for lots of reasons—including helping to comfort and empower women who’ve had mastectomies. “Going through the breast reconstruction process with patients feels like a privilege,” she said. Learn more about how Dr. Amde cares for her patients here.

Making Health Possible

DYK that the warm, fuzzy feeling you get around the people you love is great for your health? Our health and lifestyle website,, has a lot to say about that and relationships, in general. There are some fun things, too—like how to make your own Valentine. Helpful hint: The big day is next Monday so you might want to visit the links below sooner, rather than later.

Can’t find the right Valentine? Make your own!

Love is good for you. 10 Reasons why.

A good relationship is great. Make sure yours is healthy.

Busting the Myths About Surgery

We’re using our Mythbusters series to help patients better understand our preoperative safety procedures and the reasons behind them. Check out our video here and find out why it’s important to always have surgery on an empty stomach. And if you’re looking for more answers to questions about what happens before, during, and after the surgeries we perform at Hancock Health, check out our new surgery website,

Hank’s Dad Joke of the Week

Q: What does Hank wear when he’s trying to be stylish?

A: A jumpsuit.