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Shared Responsibility – Part Two

2018-04-04T16:27:59+00:00April 4th, 2018|

Last week we explored the benefits of Shared Medical Provider-Patient Responsibilities.  This week we will examine the Shared Decision Making Responsibilities.  We believe that shared care team-patient responsibility in health care is an essential ingredient for a successful health outcome and patient satisfaction.  As we stated last week, data suggests that patients who share responsibility [...]

Shared Responsibility

2018-03-27T19:38:16+00:00March 27th, 2018|

Successful medical care requires active teamwork between the patient (and family as appropriate) and the medical provider.  An informed and engaged patient is the key to a successful outcome and patient satisfaction. The care team - patient partnership is vital to this and is based upon mutual respect, open communication, and trust. This two part [...]

Colorectal Cancer Awareness

2018-03-24T01:10:02+00:00March 24th, 2018|

"I never would have found it early if I hadn’t been screened,” said a survivor of colorectal cancer (cancer of the colon or rectum).Since his dad got colorectal cancer at age 45, when he went for his annual checkup, he asked his own doctor about getting screened. He got a screening test called a colonoscopy, [...]

Thank You Sheriff Bosenko, Supervisor Baugh, Redding East Rotary and UBNC

2018-03-07T00:06:24+00:00March 7th, 2018|

The Great Shingletown Canned Food Drive, pictured L to R: K. Bullan, Sheriff Bosenko, L. Baxter, M. Chambers and Supervisor Baugh As the Shingletown community struggles to shake off its winter coat and step out into warmer spring days, it seems that a few thankyou’s and acknowledgements have become overdue. Several organizations and [...]

Cleaning Tips to Keep You Healthy

2018-02-08T18:02:21+00:00February 7th, 2018|

You have the basics down: doing laundry, keeping the bathroom clean, wiping the kitchen countertops — but dirt and grime have a bad habit of collecting in the strangest places. Here are some spots around your house you should consider cleaning more often, if you clean them at all, because they’re probably pretty dirty. They [...]

Go Red for Women Day is February 2

2018-01-31T02:14:03+00:00January 31st, 2018|

Don’t forget to wear RED on Friday February 2nd The fact is: Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women, causing 1 in 3 deaths each year. That’s approximately one woman every minute!  But it doesn’t affect all women alike, and the warning signs for women aren’t the same in men. What’s more: These [...]

The 2018 Resolutions That Are Totally Attainable

2017-12-30T19:53:11+00:00December 30th, 2017|

Don’t make weight loss or get fit one of your 2018 resolutions. Instead, resolve to be healthier. Why not stretch more? When you wake up, give your muscles a stretch to reconnect with your body and how it’s feeling. Ask yourself, are there any tight areas? How is your neck feeling? What about your shoulders [...]

Winter Slip, Trip & Fall Safety Tips

2017-12-30T19:50:09+00:00December 30th, 2017|

Winter weather is bound to be at our doorstep soon. It’s that time of year when slips, trips and falls occur at an increasing number. Please be safe this winter! Prevention Wear the proper foot gear Take small steps to keep your center of balance under you. Never run on icy ground Keep both hands [...]

Surviving Holiday Parties with your Health Intact

2017-11-22T22:51:01+00:00November 22nd, 2017|

Rest Up the night before a holiday party by getting at least seven hours of sleep. A recent study found that after a short night’s sleep adults ate about an extra 300 calories and tended to choose higher-fat, higher-calorie foods. When women lack sleep they may feel less full after eating, while men tend to [...]

The Great American Smoke Out is November 16th

2017-11-13T20:37:23+00:00November 9th, 2017|

Tobacco use remains the single largest preventable cause of disease and premature death in the United States. Yet, 40 million American adults still smoke. The most important thing smokers can do to improve their health is to quit cigarettes and other forms of combustible tobacco. Try these quick tips when trying to quit. Spend as [...]