Strep throat: How contagious is it?
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by Isabelle Eskew
6d ago
Atalie Lim, MD, pediatrician with Dignity Health Medical Group — Inland Empire, shares how easily strep throat can spread, and how to minimize your risks of catching the bacterial infection ..read more
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Dignity Health Mercy Medical Group, Dignity Health Woodland Clinic earn Elite Status Award
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by Sarah Tyre
1M ago
Dignity Health Mercy Medical Group and Dignity Health Woodland Clinic have been awarded Elite Status from America's Physician Groups (APG), the nation's leading professional association for accountable physician groups. The medical groups are two of just 70 organizations nationally to achieve Elite Status (the highest recognition) in 2023. Elite Status is earned through participation in APG's Standards of Excellence Survey, which evaluates the coordinated care infrastructure and value-based care performance of the organization’s physician group members ..read more
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Dignity Health Advanced Imaging Opens in Redding
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by Sarah Tyre
1M ago
(L-R) Rob Marchuk, vice president of operations, Dignity Health Medical Foundation; Dr. Amjad Rasheed; Dr. Reed Grabow; Richard Slepicka; Mike Davis, director of imaging services, Dignity Health Advanced Imaging — Redding; Todd Smith, President, Mercy Medical Center, Redding; Dr. Rhonda Wyatt; Dr. Philip Baker; Dr. Greg Shaw; Dr. Ewa Bauer; Dr. Don Chin; Dr. Adam Attoun; Dr. Stephen Hofkin; Dr. Douglas Hughes; Rich Martinez, executive director, Dignity Health Advanced Imaging Dignity Health Advanced Imaging (DHAI) is pleased to announce the opening of its newly acquired imaging practice in Re ..read more
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Understanding Behavioral Health for You and Your Loved Ones
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by Dignity Health Medical Group Staff
1M ago
We asked Alexis Lyon-Claus, LMFT, behavioral health manager at Dignity Health Mercy Medical Group, to help explain behavioral health and share advice on what you and your loved ones can do to continue to navigate your mental health journey ..read more
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Preventing cardiovascular disease in women
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by Dignity Health Medical Group Staff
2M ago
Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, and it affects women differently than men. Below, Kathy Glatter, MD, a cardiologist and electrophysiologist with Dignity Health Woodland Clinic, shares the types of heart diseases that commonly affect women, the risk factors to watch out for, and the steps you can take to lower your risk ..read more
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Introducing My Portal by Dignity Health: Health at your fingertips
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by Dignity Health Medical Group Staff
2M ago
Managing your health between visits is easier than ever with My Portal by Dignity Health, offering a more convenient way to access and handle your health needs between appointments — all from one central place ..read more
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Celebrating Women Physicians Day
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by Sarah Tyre
2M ago
National Women Physicians Day on February 3, recognizes the path women doctors have paved in the U.S. over the years. The date commemorates Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell, the first woman to receive a medical degree in the U.S. in 1849. Today we reflect on the achievements of women in medicine, and also show our support for the next generation. We asked three Dignity Health Medical Group physicians to share what celebrating this day means to them. Here’s what they had to say ..read more
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Unlocking the secrets to sound sleep: understanding and managing sleep apnea
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by Sarah Tyre
3M ago
A good night's sleep is one of the most crucial factors for a long, healthy life. An inability to get a restful slumber can sometimes lead to dangerous health complications. Approximately 30 million American adults have sleep apnea, a sleep disorder in which your breathing can repeatedly start and stop, inhibiting one’s ability to get a good night’s rest ..read more
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Holiday health tips from an urgent care physician
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by Dignity Health Medical Group Staff
4M ago
The holiday season is a busy time of year, marked with social gatherings and travel plans that keep people on the move. It’s also a time when respiratory viruses like COVID-19, the flu and RSV tend to surge. Whether you're visiting loved ones or finally getting to enjoy a much-needed beach vacation, don’t let illness ruin the holiday season.  To stay healthy during this time of year, consider taking a few precautionary measures. Reyn Higa, MD a Family Medicine physician with Dignity Health Urgent Care in Northridge, shares tips to stay healthy during the holiday season ..read more
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Hello Healthy Podcast | Why is lung cancer on the rise among women?
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by Dignity Health Medical Group Staff
5M ago
For Dignity Health's Hello Healthy podcast, Eric Peck, MD, cardiothoracic surgeon with Dignity Health Medical Group — Bakersfield discusses recent research that explains a rise of lung cancer in women under 50 years of age and the surgical treatment options available for lung cancer patients. Read the interview transcript below ..read more
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