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Staying Healthy and Active While at Home

Posted by Sarah Tyre on 6/8/20 4:43 PM

Physical health is essential to combat the stress and demands of today’s climate, but it can be difficult to stay healthy when access to public recreational facilities and gyms are limited. However, it’s more important than ever to maintain a healthy lifestyle, even as many of us are spending more time indoors. Christel Miranda, MD a family medicine physician with Mercy Medical Group in Roseville, offers a few tips to help you stay active while at home. 

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Coping with Symptoms of Depression in Stressful Times

Posted by Sarah Tyre on 6/8/20 4:33 PM

We’re sharing informative and helpful insight on how to identify and cope with symptoms of depression that may stem from loneliness and isolation.

Communities, families and individuals worldwide have been affected by the social restrictions set in place due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Quarantine has also taken a mental toll as many are struggling to cope with loneliness and isolation. Manav Khullar, MD, a psychiatrist with Mercy Medical Group in Sacramento, says it is normal to feel sad or stressed right now because of the many changes we are experiencing in our lives.

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Virtual Visit Success | Virtual Visits Provide Peace of Mind

Posted by Sarah Tyre on 6/4/20 4:15 PM

While clinics remain open and safe for in-person visits, many conditions are suitable for virtual visits, allowing patients a safe and convenient option for receiving high-quality care when needed from the comfort of their home.

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Virtual Visit Success | Video Visits Enhance Behavioral Health Care for Kids

Posted by Sarah Tyre on 5/19/20 8:29 AM

During the COVID-19 pandemic, digital resources have provided avenues of connection and learning for children. School, appointments, and friendships now take place in a virtual world. It's no different in health care where virtual visits have also enabled physicians to continue to see patients. 

Karl Zeff, MD, a psychiatrist with Dignity Health Mercy Medical Group’s behavioral health program, was delighted to find that virtual visits have enhanced behavioral health visits with his patients.

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Virtual Visit Success | Human Connection via Video Visits

Posted by Sarah Tyre on 4/30/20 4:22 PM

With the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, virtual visits are playing an even more important role in patient care. For Dr. Christine Braid of Dignity Health Mercy Medical Group in Citrus Heights, California, video visits have presented an opportunity to connect with patients on a human level over the last month.

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