Hot climates are not the most forgiving, especially when it comes to outdoor activities. During the peak of summer, high temperatures can be difficult for anyone to deal with. For those with diabetes, the heat can be even more troubling. Dr. Harshit Shah, an endocrinologist with Dignity Health Medical Group – Bakersfield, answers important questions related to managing diabetes in the heat. [Skip to video]
Mercy Imaging Center now offers leading-edge 3D mammography technology at the Dignity Health Medical Foundation – East Woodland Clinic, as a part of the organization’s commitment to comprehensive women’s health. This is the first time 3D mammography is available in Woodland, saving patients commute time and making yearly screenings even easier, and more thorough, than before.
If you plan on ringing in the Fourth of July with fireworks, make sure you don’t cut your celebrations short with a trip to the emergency room or urgent care. On average, 280 people have a fireworks-related medical emergency each day, during the month around Independence Day. To help you stay safe this season, Dr. Terry Lapid, with Dignity Health Medical Group – Dominican’s urgent care center, has a few recommendations.