Women’s Health Month Series: Rheumatology Reminders

Posted by Dignity Health Medical Group Staff on 5/26/22 1:11 PM

For the fourth and final installment of our Women’s Health Month blog series, we spoke with Lei Wang, MD, a rheumatologist with Dignity Health Woodland Clinic. Dr. Wang shares guidance on common rheumatic diseases — which are conditions that affect joints, tendons, ligaments, bones, and muscles.

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Headache vs. Migraine — Understand Your Pain

Posted by Dignity Health Medical Group Staff on 4/27/22 8:14 AM

For those who experience headache pain, it is important to understand what you are feeling in order to identify the type of headache, treat the pain and make changes to avoid the development of a chronic condition. Halima Karim, MD, a neurologist with Dignity Health Woodland Clinic, shares more about headache disorders and provides insight on the most common type — migraines.

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Dignity Health Woodland Clinic Doctor Distributes Medical Supplies in Ukraine

Posted by Sarah Tyre on 3/14/22 12:41 PM

Our Dignity Health Medical Group physicians display brave acts of humankindness every day and often go above and beyond their call of caregiving. That is the case for Liana Turkot, MD, a physician with Dignity Health Woodland Clinic who’s commitment to care extends beyond borders.

Dr. Turkot has followed her calling to Ukraine, the country where she lived and practiced medicine for years, to deliver medical equipment and medications to Ukrainian and Polish hospitals and provide hands-on training to local care teams.

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Dignity Health Mercy Medical Group and Woodland Clinic Medical Group Honored for Providing High-Quality Care to Medicare Advantage Patients

Posted by Sarah Tyre on 2/3/22 9:44 AM

The Integrated Healthcare Association (IHA) has recognized Dignity Health Mercy Medical Group and Woodland Clinic Medical Group for providing high-quality care to Medicare Advantage patients in California. The IHA is a statewide nonprofit group committed to high-value care that improves quality and affordability for patients across the nation.

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Important Reminders During Cervical Health Awareness Month

Posted by Dignity Health Medical Group Staff on 1/24/22 8:17 AM

January marks the start of a new year, a time often synonymous with prioritizing health and wellness. For women, this means scheduling an annual visit and routine screening at the gynecologist to support reproductive health.

January is also Cervical Health Awareness Month. Every year, more than 12,000 Americans are diagnosed with cervical cancer. Cervical cancer was once considered the leading cause of death among women in the United States, but today is considered highly preventable and treatable due to vaccination and early detection from routine testing.
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