National Family Caregiver’s Month

Posted by Mary Beth TeSelle on 11/27/17 3:32 PM

Research indicates that the stressors involved in caring for an ill loved one put you at a greater risk for depression. Caring for a loved one suffering from long-term illness or dementia can be challenging, lonely, and even traumatic.

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Woodland & Davis Welcome Several New Providers to Growing List of Experts and Specialists

Posted by Nichole Baxter on 11/8/17 10:53 AM

Dignity Health Medical Foundation – Woodland and Davis has announced the addition of several new expert health care providers, with specialties in neurology, oncology, pediatrics, obstetrics, and gynecology.

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Aging Adults and Depression

Posted by Nichole Baxter on 11/1/17 8:51 AM

Reviewed by Dr. Chester Tung, DO, a family physician at Dignity Health Medical Group – Inland Empire.

Globally, more than 300 million people suffer from depression. While it’s normal to feel the ongoing ups and downs of life, those who experience lows for more than two weeks may be suffering from depression. Signs of depression may include: not caring about things you used to be passionate about, loss of motivation, and feeling sad, down, hopeless or cranky most of the day, for days at a time.

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Sara Whatley, DO, Joins Dignity Health Medical Group in the Ventura Region

Posted by Nichole Baxter on 10/13/17 11:48 AM

When our family grows stronger, so does yours! The healing power of humankindness grows stronger when we bring together the smartest physicians and health care providers we know. It’s why we’re welcoming a well-known provider in the Camarillo community into the Dignity Health family. 

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7 Things You Should Talk to Your Doctor About If You Think You’ve Been Exposed to Valley Fever

Posted by Nichole Baxter on 9/28/17 1:33 PM

If you’re experiencing symptoms of valley fever, or you think you’ve been exposed to the fungus that causes valley fever, contact your doctor’s office. Remember that valley fever is not contagious from person to person — it is contracted by inhaling certain fungal spores found in soil. Those working in close contact with soil, that live in areas where valley fever is common, should be extra careful. Since there is no cure yet for this disease, prevention is very important.

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