Sweat: How Much Is Too Much When Exercising?

Posted by Nichole Baxter on 8/19/19 2:36 PM

How much are you supposed to sweat during a workout? Could excessive sweating be a sign of something serious? Dr. John Clothier, a family and sports medicine physician with Dignity Health Medical Group in San Francisco, talks about sweat and what's normal for those who workout in this Q&A.

Read More

4 Things Adults Should Know About Tetanus

Posted by Nichole Baxter on 8/19/19 1:06 PM

When was your last tetanus shot? Knowing the causes and signs of tetanus, as well as the appropriate cadence for vaccinations, can help you prevent this painful and potentially fatal condition. Dr. John Martinez, urgent care physician with Dignity Health Medical Foundation in Woodland, shares four things adults should know about tetanus. 

Read More

Dignity Health Medical Foundation Names New VP of Operations, Central and Southern California

Posted by Brooke Burgess on 8/19/19 11:19 AM

Dignity Health Medical Foundation announced that Joe Kim has been promoted to VP of Operations, Central and Southern California. Joe was previously Executive Director of Dignity Health Medical Network, Dignity Health Medical Foundation’s HMO physician network and Independent Provider Association. 

Read More

Music and Your Health

Posted by Nichole Baxter on 8/6/19 2:28 PM

Dr. Gilbert Luceno, a family medicine physician with Mercy Medical Group in Roseville, shares his answers to questions about music and health. Dr. Luceno is a musician and is passionate about the intersection of music and healthy living.

Read More

Reading Food Labels

Posted by Dr. Harshit Shah on 8/1/19 1:43 PM

Dr. Harshit Shah is an endocrinologist with Dignity Health Medical Group in Bakersfield and is passionate about advising patients on the best diets to manage conditions like diabetes. 

Based on the evidence, I recommend a whole food, plant-based diet, which is low in fat, and high in minimally processed and whole foods, for a healthy living. These days, nutrition labels and food labels can be very confusing, so I'd like to share some tips!

1. Focus on Foods Without Labels
It is a great goal to try to only eat foods that do not require labels. You want your refrigerator and pantry to be full of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, healthy nuts, and legumes. Most of these items can be purchased without packaging (unless the package just functions to hold single ingredient like beans), which is another plus!

Read More

Welcome to the Dignity Health Medical Foundation news blog. Here we share health and wellness tips, the latest news from our medical groups, and more!

Subscribe to Email Updates

Recent Posts