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The Best Breastfeeding Positions to Help With Back Pain

Posted by Sarah Tyre on 8/5/22 2:01 PM

Breastfeeding can take a toll on the body, especially the lower back. Below, Sarah Fulop-Furlano, IBCLC a lactation consultant with Dignity Health Medical Group — Dominican shares tips for proper breastfeeding positions to protect your back, and help keep you and baby as comfortable as possible.

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Congratulations to Our Acts of humankindness Award Winners

Posted by Sarah Tyre on 7/15/22 1:48 PM

Dignity Health Medical Groups is honoring our people whose extraordinary kindness has made a life-changing difference in the life of a patient, coworker, or member of our community. Our award winners were nominated by their colleagues for going above and beyond. Congratulations to our award winners!

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Stay Safe From Harmful Plants and Insects This Summer

Posted by Dignity Health Medical Group Staff on 7/13/22 11:30 AM

Summer is here and so are our favorite outdoor activities. When spending time in the great outdoors, it’s important to take all the necessary precautions, including protecting oneself from harmful plants and insects. Below, Nikki Pham, MD, a Family Medicine physician with Dignity Health Mercy Medical Group, shares tips on how to safely enjoy the outdoors this summer.

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Men’s Health Month Series: Don’t Miss These Important Screenings

Posted by Sarah Tyre on 6/30/22 2:27 PM

This June, we’re sharing insights from clinicians across our Dignity Health Medical Groups on topics that are crucial to men’s health. Earlier this month we heard from clinicians specializing in cardiology, behavioral health and urology about important reminders for men in each of their respective areas.

Studies show that men tend to visit doctors less than women. Routine checkups are key to finding problems before they turn into major health issues. We caught up with Joshua Ostrue, DO, a Family Medicine physician with Dignity Health Woodland Clinic about other important health considerations and screenings men should be aware of.

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Men’s Health Month Series: Cardiovascular Health

Posted by Sarah Tyre on 6/28/22 1:58 PM

This June, we’re sharing insights from clinicians across our Dignity Health Medical Groups on topics that are crucial to men’s health. Next, we’ll hear from Sumesh Jain, MD, a cardiologist with Dignity Health Medical Group — Merced.

Heart disease is the leading cause of death of men in the United States. The good news is that heart disease can be prevented. Below, Dr. Jain offers insight to better understand heart disease and how to reduce one’s risk.

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