January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

Posted by Brooke Burgess on 1/28/20 3:03 PM

Cervical cancer is the fourth most common cause of death for women, worldwide. January is Cervical Health Awareness Month and our expert gynecologists are sharing information to help you stay on top of your cervical health.

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‘Tis the Season for Holiday Safety

Posted by Brooke Burgess on 12/17/19 8:06 AM

The holidays are upon us. Here are a few holiday tips to help keep your family safe and healthy this time of year.

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Stop Germs with Good Handwashing Habits

Posted by Brooke Burgess on 12/5/19 9:53 AM

December 1-7 is National Handwashing Awareness Week – an important reminder about washing our hands thoroughly and often – especially during cold and flu season. Keeping your hands clean is one of the best ways to keep germs away and prevent illnesses. Here are some tips to help develop good hand washing habits.  

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Halloween Tips For Kids With Allergies

Posted by Nichole Baxter on 10/30/19 4:25 PM

Dr. Brian Nguyen, a pediatrician Dignity Health Medical Foundation - Woodland and Davis, has several tips to help keep kids with allergies safe during Halloween.

First, if your child has a severe food allergy, talk to your pediatrician or allergist about trick-or-treating, and be aware of your child's limitations. This doesn't mean your child has to miss out on the fun, by any means! In fact, healthy parents are implementing a shift away from the importance of candy on Halloween. Remember to discuss with your children all the other reasons Halloween is fun (you get to dress up, play games, be with friends, etc.).

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Elected Officials and Community Leaders Celebrate Newest Dignity Health Mercy Medical Group Location in Citrus Heights

Posted by Brooke Burgess on 10/10/19 8:00 AM

On Wednesday, October 9, 2019, elected officials and community leaders joined Dignity Health and Mercy Medical Group for the grand opening of their first medical group location in Citrus Heights. The 68,000-square-foot state-of-the-art medical office building will serve the growing medical needs of the community while improving access to quality care for residents. 

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