May 26, 2017

Five Nutrition Pitfalls to Avoid and Five Nutrients to Include When Stressed

By Rachel Wyman Clinical Nutrition Educator Stress can have a very real impact on our diet, as many of us change our eating habits when our stress levels rise. Avoiding these pitfalls and including these nutrients can be beneficial to managing our stress and maintaining a healthy diet. Pitfalls Caffeine – Some studies suggest high […]

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May 26, 2017

Stroke Symptoms – What to Know and How to Detect a Stroke

A stroke usually happens suddenly, but may occur over hours. For example, you may have mild weakness at first. Over time, you may not be able to move the arm and leg at all on one side of your body. If you have symptoms of a stroke, call 911 or other emergency services right away. […]

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May 25, 2017

Summertime Healthcare Tips – Walk-In Primary Care for Non-Emergency Conditions

Ah, summertime. The kids are out of school, the weather is warm, the backyard is calling your name, and the long-awaited vacation is right around the corner. But alas, summertime. The weather brings the bugs, the sunshine brings sunburn, the family picnic brings a stomach bug, and the kids being out of school brings more […]

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May 23, 2017

The Top Five Things You Can Expect from a Top 15 Health System

By now you’ve heard that Mission Health has been recognized as one of the nation’s Top 15 Health Systems by Truven Health Analytics for a remarkable fifth time in the past six years. Great news for Mission Health, right? Right – but also for you. “So what? What does that mean for me?” Well, at […]

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May 19, 2017

Lowering Your Breast Cancer Risk – Small and Simple Lifestyle Changes

By Jennifer McAlister, MD A recent article in the New York Times jumped out at me because the writer did a great job of discussing how women can lower their risk of breast cancer through healthy living. What I really like is that it outlines small and simple lifestyle changes that not only reduce risk […]

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