February 23, 2017

Healthy Recipe – Chicken Quesadillas with Red and Green Salsa

Finding tasty dinner options that are also healthy can be challenging. Next time you’re in need of something new at your table, try this fun and festive option. Chicken Quesadillas with Red and Green Salsa Ingredients – Salsa 4 medium tomatoes, rinsed and diced (about 2 C) ½ C red onion, diced 1 medium jalapeno […]

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February 23, 2017

Pediatric Massage Offers Relief for Kids with Chronic Disease

By Michelle Porter Tiernan Children dealing with serious diseases often face painful, yet necessary, medical procedures. They are also affected emotionally by long hospitalizations and isolation from family and friends. Parents can often feel powerless to bring relief to their child. “It can be scary to see your child connected to multiple tubes and a […]

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February 23, 2017

Pap Smears – The Cancer Screening Every Woman Should Get

By Jennifer Sellers A gynecological exam isn’t a visit any woman looks forward to, but in the grand scheme of things, it’s a minor event with a potentially major outcome. The Pap smear, which is conducted during a routine pelvic exam, is only a 5-minute procedure. This small time investment, performed once every 3 to […]

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February 20, 2017

Help for Heart Rhythm Disorders Is Here – Technology Brings a Cure

By Cheri Hinshelwood Electrical impulses in your heart signal each chamber to beat. Short circuits or misfires can create abnormal rhythms known as arrhythmias. Electrophysiology is the study and treatment of heart rhythm disorders and is one of the most rapidly evolving areas of healthcare today. New Technology “With advances in technology, we’re now able […]

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February 20, 2017

Project SEARCH Now Accepting Applications for 2017-18 Academic Year

Staff, patients and those who’ve visited Mission Hospital over the past several months may have seen a group of folks wearing bright orange shirts. Mission Health has been proud to welcome the participants in Project SEARCH — 11 interns, their instructor and their job coach — for the 2016-17 school year. And now, Project SEARCH […]

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February 16, 2017

Five Heart-Healthy Exercises You Can Do at Your Desk

Just because you’re at the office, that doesn’t mean you can’t incorporate some desk exercises to keep your cardiovascular health on track. Short bouts of exercise between conference calls and checking emails will help improve fitness levels and heart health while burning a few extra calories. In addition, a minimal amount of extra activity can […]

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