Fireworks Safety From an Urgent Care Doctor

Posted by Nichole Baxter on 7/2/18 11:52 AM

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.

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Summer and Skin Health

Posted by Alessandra Arif on 6/20/18 4:20 PM

Summer is finally here! The air is warm, the pool is open, the outside beckons, but so do the UV rays.

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Spike in Teen Depression Leads to New Recommendations

Posted by Mary Beth TeSelle on 5/24/18 11:38 AM

Major depression is on the rise among Americans of all ages, but the age group being affected the most may surprise you: teens and young adults.

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#DOCTALKS with Dr. Shideh Chinichian

Posted by Nichole Baxter on 5/10/18 4:23 PM

Dr. Shideh Chinichian, a family medicine physician with Mercy Medical Group, discussed foods that can help with inflammation in this #DOCTALKS video. 

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Mercy Medical Group Honored for Achievements in Diabetes Care and Commitment to Health Care Quality

Posted by Brooke Burgess on 5/9/18 9:38 AM

Mercy Medical Group, a service of Dignity Health Medical Foundation was recognized for its achievements in diabetes care by AMGA. AMGA honored seven organizations with 2018 Together 2 Goal® Awards, recognizing the top performers in AMGA Foundation’s Together 2 Goal® campaign, a national initiative uniting 150 medical groups and health systems in an effort to improve care for 1 million people with Type 2 diabetes by 2019. Mercy Medical Group received “Most Improved Large Group.”

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