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Safety Is Always Our Top Priority | How Dignity Health Medical Group Clinics Are Keeping You Safe

Posted by Sarah Tyre on 9/15/21 4:26 PM

With increasing concern for COVID-19 variants and cases spiking across the country, it’s clear that the pandemic is not over. That’s why it is even more important to keep up on your regular check-ups for yourself and your family. Dignity Health Medical Group clinics are open and ready to serve you. If you’re headed into one of our clinics for a visit, here are some reminders on the enhanced precautions we’re taking to create a safe and welcoming environment for our patients and health care workers.

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Stay Safe Amid High Temperatures and Adverse Air Quality

Posted by Sarah Tyre on 9/14/21 3:52 PM

Your health can be affected by the environment around you, and this includes elements of weather like temperature and air quality.

Over the past few months the western region of the U.S. has experienced extreme weather patterns that have contributed to periods of high heat, dry, drought conditions and wildfires. To help you understand the potential effects of high temperatures and air quality on physical health, we’ll address both topics with the help of Dignity Health Medical Group physicians.

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Taking Care of Your “Second Brain”

Posted by Sarah Tyre on 8/17/21 3:34 PM

It may surprise you to know that there is a system in your body so complex that it has almost 500 million neurons, linked to your brain. Would you ever guess that it is your gastrointestinal (GI) system, otherwise known as your gut? To help shed some light on the importance of gut health for the whole body, we talked to Jagrati Mathur, MD, a Gastroenterologist with Dignity Health Medical Group — Saint Francis/St. Mary’s.

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Folsom OB/GYN Joins Mercy Medical Group

Posted by Sarah Tyre on 8/11/21 2:51 PM

Mercy Medical Group, a service of Dignity Health Medical Foundation, announces that Folsom OB/GYN is joining their group. The office will remain at the same location at 1735 Creekside Dr., Folsom and specializes in prenatal care, offering a full range of obstetrical and gynecological services on September 2, 2021.

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World Lung Cancer Day

Posted by Sarah Tyre on 7/30/21 11:43 AM

August 1 is World Lung Cancer Day, a day aimed at raising awareness about the causes and treatment of lung cancer and the importance of early detection through lung cancer screening. It is especially important to encourage education around the prevention and treatment of lung cancer, as it is the leading cause of cancer death in both men and women in the U.S. To share more insight on this disease, Cindy Vu, NP, with Dignity Health Medical Group — Dominican has provided important information on lung cancer symptoms, screening and treatment.

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