What causes warts?

Posted by Isabelle Eskew on 7/1/24 9:57 AM

Tired of those pesky warts?

Dr. Maulik Dhandha, dermatologist with Dignity Health Woodland Clinic, is here to share the lowdown on wart treatment and how to prevent them from popping up in the first place.

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Your Community's Superhero: Urgent Care!

Posted by Sarah Tyre on 6/5/24 12:35 PM

A conversation with with Dr. Roger Hicks, Dignity Health Medical Group — Sierra Nevada

Roger Hicks, MD is the medical director of Dignity Health Medical Group — Sierra Nevada’s urgent care location at 107 Margaret Lane in Grass Valley. He is on the Board of Directors of the College of Urgent Care Medicine and the founding president of California Urgent Care Association.

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How stress impacts your physical and mental health (and what you can do about it)

Posted by Dignity Health Medical Group Staff on 6/4/24 10:57 AM

Stress affects every facet of our lives and can have a profound impact on our long-term health. It’s important to find healthy ways to cope with stress for our overall well being.

Maybelle Ursales, MD and Alexis Lyon-Claus, LMFT, a behavioral health clinician with Dignity Health Mercy Medical Group share the signs and consequences that stress can have on our physical and mental health, in addition to effective tips for stress management in our everyday lives.

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Congratulations to our 2024 PE Vision Award winners

Posted by Sarah Tyre on 5/1/24 3:08 PM

We are proud to announce our 2024 CommonSpirit Health Physician Enterprise Vision Awards winners for the California Region.

The annual program is intended to recognize and celebrate clinical excellence throughout the Physician Enterprise, which includes our Dignity Health Medical Groups. Anchored in the CommonSpirit Health vision statement, the PE Vision Awards are based on the common goal of providing a “healthier future for all – inspired by faith, driven by innovation, and powered by our humanity.

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Preeclampsia: What is it and what causes it?

Posted by Isabelle Eskew on 4/30/24 3:05 PM

Preeclampsia is a complication of pregnancy and affects approximately 2-4% of pregnancies globally.

It can be concerning to hear you have developed preeclampsia, so we spoke with Phillip Kintner, MD, OB/GYN with Dignity Health Medical Group — Sierra Nevada, who shares insights on this condition. 

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