Colon Cancer: Screening, Prevention, and Treatment

Posted by Jagrati Mathur, MD on 3/6/18 1:29 PM

March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month and a great time to talk about colon cancer screening, prevention, and treatment. Colon cancer is the second leading cause of death from cancer among men and women in the United States. There are 136,000 estimated new cases of colon cancer diagnosed every year and about 50,000 colon cancer deaths reported annually.

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Longtime Redding Resident Named New Clinic Operations Manager, Dignity Health Medical Group – North State

Posted by Nichole Baxter on 3/5/18 10:41 AM

Dignity Health Medical Foundation welcomes health care leader Holley Neville as Clinic Operations Manager for Dignity Health Medical Group – North State. In this role, Neville will work to maximize the effectiveness of clinic operations at three Dignity Health Medical Group – North State locations that provide primary care, cardiology, and general surgery to the Redding community.

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Dignity Health Medical Network — Sequoia and Sequoia Hospital Join Canopy Healthcare Alliance

Posted by Nichole Baxter on 2/9/18 9:19 AM

Canopy Health, an innovative physician- and hospital-owned medical alliance, is expanding its network to include Dignity Health Medical Network — Sequoia and Sequoia Hospital, pending regulatory approval.  

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Mercy Medical Group Earns National Recognition for Efforts Aimed at Reducing Heart Attacks and Strokes

Posted by Nichole Baxter on 1/31/18 11:05 AM

The American Heart Association (AHA) and the American Medical Association (AMA) have recognized Mercy Medical Group for its commitment to reducing the number of patients who have heart attacks and strokes each year. Mercy Medical Group is among a group of first-time recipients to receive AHA and AMA’s "Target: BP Recognition Program" award.   

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Swap Holiday Guilt for Holiday Health [Slideshow]

Posted by Mary Beth TeSelle on 11/21/17 3:59 PM

For many, the holiday season is about more than just family and fun – it’s about food! And while occasional indulgences are fine, six weeks of treats and sweets can take a toll on your health.

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