Understanding Your Thyroid 

Posted by Mary Beth TeSelle on 1/18/18 2:26 PM

January is National Thyroid Awareness Month – a great time to make sure your thyroid is healthy and functioning well.

Trouble sleeping, fluctuating weight, changes in mood… For most people, these problems become all too familiar as we age. Some of these changes may be related to lifestyle or changing hormones. But sometimes these symptoms can be a sign of a problem with your thyroid.

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Flu Season Q&A With Dr. John Martinez, East Woodland Urgent Care

Posted by Nichole Baxter on 1/11/18 12:04 PM

John Martinez, MD, is an urgent care physician with Woodland Clinic Medical Group seeing patients at the Dignity Health Medical Foundation East Woodland Urgent Care location. During a recent live interview, Dr. Martinez talked about this season's flu strain, tips for preventing the spread of the flu, the importance of the flu vaccine, and more.

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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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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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Stay Safe this Season

Posted by Mary Beth TeSelle on 11/21/17 2:10 PM

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) estimates that 15,000 people end up in the ER every holiday season because of injuries sustained while decorating for the holidays. That sobering statistic doesn’t include injuries related to cooking accidents, car crashes and winter sport injuries!

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