Gail Verderico

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Take Back Your Morning

Posted by Gail Verderico on 11/2/15 2:00 PM

Human connection promotes a sense of well-being. So let’s put down our devices and spend more time together. ‪ #‎TakeBackYourMorning‬
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Flu Vaccinations 101

Posted by Gail Verderico on 9/21/15 8:00 AM

All about the Flu Vaccination

It’s that time of year again: flu season. Homes and workplaces across the country are already experiencing the first wave of influenza. Almost everybody gets infected with it at some point in their lives. For most, it amounts to a few days of the usual unpleasant symptoms: fever, sore throat, cough and body aches. But influenza is a serious disease that can lead to hospitalization and sometimes even death.

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Forbes Interviews Lloyd Dean, President and CEO of Dignity Health

Posted by Gail Verderico on 5/18/15 8:00 AM

"...the most innovative thing that I’ve seen in health care yet is a simple and proven idea – that kindness has the power to heal." Lloyd H. Dean has been profiled in Forbes. Learn more about the Dignity Health CEO and the latest on changes in health care on Forbes.com

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Primary Care vs. Specialty Care Physicians

Posted by Gail Verderico on 5/4/15 7:00 PM

How do you know what type of doctor to see when you are sick? Do you know the difference between a primary care and specialty care physician? Check out our infographic below to find out!

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Peanut-Allergy Treatment Could Build Child’s Tolerance

Posted by Gail Verderico on 2/17/15 11:30 AM

Dr. Binita Mandal, MD, from Mercy Medical Group and Mercy San Juan Medical Center, has started a program designed to lessen the impact of a peanut allergy reaction if a child is exposed to peanuts.

Up until this point, the only program like it in Northern California is offered at Stanford University with a waiting list of 800 patients long.

30 children in the Sacramento area are now being seen by Dr. Mandal and her colleague, Dr. Syeda R Inamdar, M.D, at Mercy Medical Group and Mercy San Juan Medical Center. The program is called oral immunotherapy.

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