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Arthritis isn’t just for the elderly!

2017-11-13T20:38:32+00:00 September 20th, 2017|

Arthritis includes more than 100 different conditions that affect joints and the surrounding tissue. The most common form of arthritis in the Unites States is osteoarthritis, followed by gout and rheumatoid arthritis. Symptoms include pain, aching, stiffness, and swelling in or around the joints. Arthritis affects people of all ages, including children.  About 1 in [...]

The Effects of Health on Academics

2017-11-13T20:38:58+00:00 September 17th, 2017|

The academic success of America’s youth is strongly linked with their health, and is one way to predict adult health outcomes. Why Electronics Stimulate Children (and adults) Before Bed Ninety percent of people in the U.S. admit to using an electronic device during the hour before heading to bed, and children often use electronic media [...]

Prevention and Control of Seasonal Flu

2017-11-13T20:39:23+00:00 September 14th, 2017|

Routine annual influenza vaccination is recommended for all persons over the age of 6 months who do not have a medical reason why they should not be vaccinated. Pregnant women should receive age-appropriate influenza vaccine. Children aged 6 months through 8 years who require 2 doses should receive their first dose as soon as possible [...]


2017-11-13T20:42:48+00:00 September 9th, 2017|

Mammograms have been in the news recently. If you've been reading, you might be confused. The confusion is coming from conflicting recommendations from different health experts. Each group has looked at the same data, but they have interpreted the data differently. Screening too early can lead to false alarms and stress for the woman involved. [...]

Effects of Opioid Addiction

2017-11-13T20:43:14+00:00 September 2nd, 2017|

Opioid addiction is a growing epidemic in the United States. Overdose deaths from prescription opioids are four times higher now than they were in 1999. From 1999 to 2015, more than 183,000 people died from prescription opioid overdoses. Opioid overdoses killed more than 33,000 people in 2015 alone, more than any year on record. Most [...]

Making the Vaccine Decision

2017-11-16T21:39:19+00:00 July 18th, 2017|

The Shingletown Medical Center would like to share with the parents in our community important information regarding immunizations proved by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Further information can be found on the CDC website at - https://www.cdc.gov/ How Vaccines Prevent Diseases The diseases that vaccines prevent can be dangerous, or even deadly. Vaccines [...]

National Health Center Week

2017-11-16T21:39:49+00:00 July 12th, 2017|

Help us celebrate National Health Center Week by bringing your family up to date on their healthcare. National Health Center Week is celebrated annually to recognize the work that community health centers have done for the past 50 plus years. The National Association of Health Centers started this week to celebrate how community health centers [...]

Healthy Summer Picnic Recipe

2017-11-16T21:42:21+00:00 June 23rd, 2017|

Summer has arrived and the picnic season is upon us. One of the most delightful ways to celebrate our freedom is to picnic with friends and family. The staff and board members at the Shingletown Medical Center wish you a safe and fun filled summer, and would like to share this healthy picnic recipe with [...]

Basic Summer Heat Safety Tips

2017-11-16T21:42:51+00:00 June 16th, 2017|

The summer heat has seems to have finally found us, so the Shingletown Medical Center would like to share these basic heat safety tips in order to avoid the dangers of heat exposure. Keep these suggestions in mind: • During the hottest hours of the day, stay inside. If possible stay inside an air-conditioned building. [...]

Introducing a New Member to the Shingletown Medical Center

2017-11-16T21:43:24+00:00 June 16th, 2017|

The Shingletown Medical Center (SMC) is excited to announce a new member to their behavior health team. Patty Gomez-Gillard, Licensed Clinical Social Worker has joined the team that include Dr. Jewkes; Board Certified Psychiatrist, Colleen Cambra; Licensed Clinical Social Worker, and Kelly Bullan; Clinical and Behavioral Health Case Manager. Patty Gomez-Gillard worked for 10 years [...]