Healthy Every Day - Articles from Our Doctors

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Cystic Fibrosis Related Diabetes: A Distinct Form of Diabetes
"Cystic fibrosis-related diabetes is a form of diabetes that is common in people with cystic fibrosis." Read more

Diabetes diagnosis? Here’s how to commit to success
"A new diabetes diagnosis can feel overwhelming. It is important for patients to become committed to the new self-care regimen that diabetes requires." Read more

Diabetes: Find and Treat it Early for Lifelong Health
"Today, nearly 29.1 million Americans live with diabetes, including almost 1 in 10 people in Washington state. Of those, 8 million don’t even know they have it." Read more

Exercising Diabetes Away
"There are 20.8 million people in the U.S. living with diabetes and if Dr. Sonja Maddox had her way they would all be doing one thing..." Read more

Hope for Diabetics: Preventing and Reversing the Disease
"Dr. Estelle Lin provides suggestions on how simple lifestyle changes can prevent or even reverse diabetes..." Read more

How You Can Halt the Diabetes Epidemic
"Researchers are predicting a dramatic increase in diabetes over the next 40 years." Read more

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A Sniffle, A Sneeze
"PacMed doctor explains the differences between the common cold and flu virus." Read more

All Aboard: Traveling in Safety and Style
"Summer is in full swing! Amidst the poolside lounging and sunscreen slather, people celebrate sun-shining freedom by packing their bags and saying Au revoir to our beloved Evergreen State in favor of one alluring destination or another." Read more

Annual Checkups Deliver Value to Women
"Women are natural jugglers. With careers or school, spouses, children, and maybe a vacation or hobby, they still run circles around the Cirque de Soleil..." Read more

Are You Ready for Cold and Flu Season?
"Every parent dreads their child getting sick; it means missing work and school and, more drastically, requiring a visit to the doctor. Prevention can minimize the risks." Read more

"Cold and flu season is also asthma season. If you are one of the 25 million Americans (1 out of every 13 people) who have asthma, you probably already know this! Here are a few tips to help control your symptoms." Read more

Beat the heat with health!
"Summertime is almost upon us, and with that exciting seasonal change comes a host of amusing activities enjoyed by people of all ages." Read more

Benefits of Family Medicine
"When selecting a provider as their primary care physician, many people are baffled by one of their options: a family medicine physician." Read more

Better with age
"It's no secret that getting older isn't quite what younger versions of ourselves hoped it to be." Read more

Building a Balanced Bod
"Is your body ready for summer fun? Some simple resistance training can increase your strength and improve your balance." Read more

A Caregiver’s Guide to Staying Happy
"Whether you’re caring for a spouse, a child, an aging parent, a sick friend or a teenager with a broken leg, you may find your stress level is on the rise." Read more

Changing Your Weight by Changing Your Life
"If Dr. Aileen Monponbanua, of Pacific Medical Center in Renton, has three pieces of advice for those who are overweight or obese and are thinking about losing weight it's this..." Read more

Choosing the Right Pain Medication
"It’s easy to get caught up in the moment and play just one more round of golf, add a few extra miles on your weekend run or make the decision to climb to the next peak on the hiking trail." Read more

Cloudy Days Ahead - Better Grab Your Sunscreen
"Early spring in the Puget Sound region is known for numerous cloudy and rainy days. While everyone knows that a hot, sunny, summer day can cause sunburns, many do not realize that 80 percent of the sun’s harmful rays penetrate through clouds and rain." Read more

Concussions: What We Need to Know to Protect Kids and Adults Alike
"Now that football season is in full swing, the conversation about head injuries and sports is on many people’s minds." Read more

Controlling Allergies in Spring and Early Summer
"Springtime brings sunshine, green grass, chirping birds, blooming bulbs and if you’re unfortunate enough to be a member of the sniffling, sneezing and itching community, then it’s time to carry your tissues." Read more

Cycling Safety
"While many associate Seattle with coffee, rain or seafood, many Seattleites see the relationship between the city and cycling to be stronger." Read more

Dry as a Bone
"...frosted, sugared, and sprinkled delights that have become synonymous with the season. Yet, another indulgence lurks behind the layered cakes and latticed pies -- colorful, inebriating concoctions almost as tantalizing as the cookies hoovered into mouths everywhere: alcohol." Read more

E-Cigarettes Too E-Z to be True
"Electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) have become increasingly popular over the past few years." Read more

E-Cigarettes, Vaping and Your Health From a Doctor's Perspective
"Earlier this year, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) finalized regulations governing the sale and production of what it calls electronic nicotine delivery systems." Read more

Family Planning
"Whether you're looking to postpone having a baby or are considering a permanent solution, there are multiple birth-control options from which to choose." Read more

Feeling Stressed? 6 Ways to Slow Down and Tune in to Your Body
"When you feel stressed, your body is giving you extra energy, allowing you to deal with a perceived challenge." Read more

Fight Workday and Commuter Stress
"Everyone experiences stress to some degree in their everyday lives, whether at work, or commuting in terrible Puget Sound traffic." Read more

Find the Right Primary Care Doctor for You
"Everyone needs a primary care doctor.... Which type of doctor best suits you and your family?" Read more

Five Tips to Lessen the Symptoms of Seasonal Affective Disorder
"The dark and gloomy winter days affect us all differently, and it can sometimes bring on feelings of depression." Read more

Gloomy Skies Can Bring Shortage of Vitamin D
"It’s no secret that winter is one of the gloomiest times of the year in Seattle, with short days and little sunlight." Read more

How to Set Health Goals You’ll Actually Accomplish
"We all have things we want when it comes to our health: lose weight, be more fit, manage chronic diseases—the list goes on and on. But sometimes, turning that goal into a reality can be tough!" Read more

How to stay on track: prioritizing health
"Now that March is in full swing, many may find themselves running on fumes of January's resolutions, or perhaps the dedication to the "new year, new me" mantra has been abandoned entirely." Read more

Grilling Tips for Maximum Health and Flavor
"It’s that time of year when the canvas covers start to come off, and like great waking beasts, the grills open their metal jaws and wait for delicacies to be placed within." Read more

Have a Healthy Thanksgiving
"We all look forward to the holidays, getting together with family and friends, and gathering around the table for a great meal. But with the holidays also comes the tendency to throw your normal diet out the window." Read more

How to Enjoy Your Holiday Treats Without Gaining Weight
"The holiday season can cause even the most disciplined among us to lose sight of our health and fitness goals." Read more

How (and Why) to Keep Your Kids Away From Screen Time This Summer
"More time parked in front of a screen means less time for playing, or reading, or being with people, or learning. It's not just harmless fun." Read more

How to Manage Holiday Stress
"The holiday season is in full swing, with its usual round of social obligations, gift-giving, cooking and decorating..." Read more

How Well Do You Know Your Vitamins?
"The Center for Disease Control (CDC) currently recommends eating nine servings of fruits and vegetables every day. On average however, we are usually eating closer to two servings per day."
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How Women Can Keep Their Hearts Healthy
"February is Heart Health Awareness Month, so it’s the perfect time to address the prevalence of cardiovascular disease in women and discuss ways to decrease risk for the development of the disease." Read more

Immunizations: They're Not Just for Kids
"While parents generally are careful to keep their children up-to-date on immunizations, many are not as meticulous about getting themselves vaccinated..." Read more

In With the New
"With the holiday season in full swing, many may find their commitment to wise dietary decisions and physical activity waning." Read more

Invest in Your Health
"Everyone's looking for ways to protect their money these days, so here's a hot tip: Stay healthy." Read more

Is it a Cold or the Flu?
"It's important to know whether you have a cold or the flu to treat it properly." Read more

It’s February — Do You Know Where Your Resolutions Are?
"At the beginning of the year, many of us make New Year’s resolutions...But a month into the New Year most people find that their motivation has started to wane." Read more

Keep Your Heart Healthy This Valentine's Day
"Dr. Bobbie Paramsothy shares some myths, tips and preventive measures that can help you show your heart a little love this February." Read more

Keeping Student Athletes Healthy
"If you work in an office setting, you may find yourself with tension, stiffness, and muscle aches. Sitting at a desk for long periods of time can have negative impacts on your body." Read more

Keeping Your Body Healthy in the Office
"As spring sports season ramps up around Seattle, it’s important to ensure student athletes are getting proper nutrition." Read more

Kids and e-Cigarettes and Vapes
"Here’s what you should know about kids and e-cigarettes and vapes, from new regulations to helping them quit. Read more

Love is in the Air
"PacMed doctor encourages best practices for women’s reproductive and sexual health." Read more

Making Goals, Keeping Track
"Fitness trackers are flooding the markets these days. Some are devices you wear, others are websites." Read more

Making Health a Priority
"PacMed doctor brings men’s health to the forefront." Read more

Managing Holiday Stress
"Each year, the holiday season seems to start earlier and earlier." Read more

Managing Wedding Planning Stress
"Summer is just around the corner and so is wedding season." Read more

Most common reasons for clinic visits during the summer
"Warm weather and longer days will bring many Pacific Northwest residents outside this summer for pool parties, barbeques and more. However, increased time outdoors can lead to more urgent care or emergency room visits, as preventable issues including sports and swimming-related injuries significantly increase in the summer months." Read more

Preparing for Your Doctor's Visit
"'I don't get to spend enough time with my doctor' is a common concern for many patients." Read more

Prevent Injury this Ski Season
"With winter fast upon us and snow falling in the mountains, here are some facts I tell my patients about common skiing and snowboarding injuries..." Read more

Preventing Injuries While Training
"Tired of getting hurt during military training? One local sports medicine doc has some tips." Read more

Prevention: Tips to Maintain a Healthy Lifestyle
"Prevention is a key component in reducing healthcare costs and lowering your risks for chronic illness. Even more importantly..." Read more

Ramp Up Slowly — Your 2016 Fitness Guide
"It’s the new year, and for many, that means it’s the time they reassess their wellness goals." Read more

Road-Tripping Tips for Health-Conscious Travelers
"Nothing says summertime like grabbing a few friends, loading up the car and hitting the open road." Read more

Senior Wellness: The Best Tips for Health This Spring
"Most people, especially seniors, tend to slow down during the winter, so spring—when nature is waking up again—is the perfect time to get moving." Read more

Setting and Keeping Resolutions
"As women, we are accustomed to our plate being always full. With our family, our job, our friends and neighbors, and our broader community, it is hard to carve out a few minutes each day for ourselves, let alone focus on yet another obligation, goal or dreaded New Year's resolution." Read more

Six Ways to Keep Your Kids Safe and Healthy on Summer Trips
"School is out, and lots of families are heading out of town. The last thing people want to deal with once they have time off from work and school is illness or an injury." Read more

Sleep Deprivation
"Sleeping soundly? Sleep deprivation is no joke; with consequences relative to both personal health and work performance, the issue of not getting enough sleep is one that should be taken seriously." Read more

Spinning Your Wheels? Bike Safety
"Before you head out and hit the bike trails, take some steps to make sure you and your bike are ready for an excellent, safe summer season." Read more

Spring Break Safety
"Here are some tips to make this year’s spring vacation fun, safe and healthy for yourself, your friends and your family." Read more

Summer Travel Tips
"Summer is here and we are now ready for summer travel. Dr. Ari Gilmore at Pacific Medical Centers shares these tips with you for fun and safe travel." Read more

Staying Healthy During the Dark Days of Winter
"While the shortest day of the year may be behind us, there is still plenty of winter left for us in Seattle — this means short, cool and often gloomy days with little sunlight." Read more

Take Charge—Own Your Shape!
"Eating well, feeling good about yourself, fitting into your favorite dress—these are all signs of good physical health, self-confidence and a sense of empowerment." Read more

Take Advantage of Autumn to Get Healthy
"Fall is a time of shorter days, crisp air and leaves bursting with color. It can be melancholic, with winter approaching and summer over." Read more

Take Note of Your Skin Spots
"As Seattleites take to the beach, the mountains or the happy hour patio tables, it’s a critical time to remind everyone about sun protection and the risk of skin cancer." Read more

Tech work can strain mental health. But a psychotherapist says there's a way to prevent burnout.
"It's all about creating your own work-life balance." Read more

Test Your Healthy Holiday Meal IQ
"The holidays are quickly approaching and with this season comes some delicious food traditions including holiday parties, cookie exchanges, family meals and homemade treats." Read more

The Paleo Diet: Is It Right for You?
"The Paleo diet has gained explosive popularity over the past year. Enthusiasts praise the diet for its supposed ability to increase energy, support weight loss and improve sleep." Read more

Tips for Beating Spring Allergies
"Seasonal allergies can sometimes put a damper on the season, but you can mitigate allergens with over-the-counter medications.” Read more

Tips for Getting a Good Night’s Sleep
"Colleges and schools around Seattle are back in session now, and as schedules become increasingly busy, getting enough sleep is critical." Read more

Tips for Healthy Holiday Eating
"From the Macy’s holiday parade to the Westlake Center tree lighting and the annual Gingerbread Village at the Seattle Sheraton, holiday activities are quickly approaching." Read more

Tips for International Travel
"Exploring the world around us is exciting and educational. But nothing spoils a trip like getting sick." Read more

Tips for Staying Hydrated at Summertime Events
"The record-breaking summer temperatures have Seattleites braced with a variety of coping mechanisms." Read more

Tips on Staying Healthy During Flu Season
"As flu season approaches, here's how to stay healthy and what to do if you’ve come down with a cold." Read more

Undiagnosed Heart Conditions
"February is American Heart Month, and while many people will talk about heart disease and stroke, there are other heart conditions that people may not even know they have." Read more

Vitamins for Preventive Health
"Our weather in the Pacific Northwest is filled with rainy and cloud-stricken days, making vitamin deficiency a hot topic at local primary care clinics, especially during the winter months." Read more

Walk Your Way to Health
"Now might be a good time to begin a walking program to shed that extra weight." Read more

What You Need to Know About Flu Shots
"Flu season is here, and now is the best time to get your flu shot." Read more

When it Comes to Breast Cancer, Ask the Right Questions
"About 1 in 8 women will develop invasive breast cancer. This year alone, an estimated 231,840 new cases of invasive breast cancer will be diagnosed in the U.S." Read more

When it Comes to Breast Cancer, Know Your Risks
"Know your personal risk factors so you can reduce your risk of breast cancer through lifestyle changes and screening that is tailored to your individual situation. " Read more

Why Get a Checkup?
"What can I do to make sure that I am as healthy as I can be?" Read more

Work-Life Balance – 5 Tips to Restore Harmony
"It’s hard to believe we’re half way through the fall season and the holidays are just around the corner." Read more

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Asthma in Children
"Whether your child is 15 months or 6 years old, it is still a very scary day when you first realize that they are wheezing and working hard just to breathe." Read more

Babywearing Benefits
"Using a baby carrier leaves your hands free and makes for happier, healthier babies." Read more

"Soggy sheets and pajamas—and an embarrassed child—are a familiar experience for many parents. But don't despair." Read more

Closing the Door on Childhood Obesity
"The rate of childhood obesity is alarmingly high..." Read more

Countering Childhood Obesity with Healthy Habits
"As Americans, we are proud to be first in so many things. Unfortunately, we are also first in something that shouldn't make us proud—childhood obesity." Read more

Creating a Healthy Lifestyle for Your Family
"Many parents ask me for advice on how to keep their children healthy. For most parents and kids, hearing "diet and exercise" is not only intimidating but also overwhelming." Read more

Deciding About a Circumcision for Your Newborn Son
"If you and your family are undecided on the best choice for your newborn son, this article provides some basic information." Read more

Does My Child Get Enough Vitamin D?
"Living and working in the Pacific Northwest, we often hear questions about vitamin D, especially during the long dark winters." Read more

Good Nutrition and Your Child
"One of the most frequent questions I am asked is, 'Is my child eating enough?'" Read more

Great Ideas to Keep Your Kids Active
"Maybe recess is too short at your child's school. Or maybe sports teams aren't offered at school. Whatever the reason, a child with unspent energy requires creative solutions!" Read more

Help Your Kids Develop Safe Screen Habits
"Do you ever feel like your kids (and you) are spending too much time with electronic devices? Medical experts recommend that parents limit their children’s screen time." Read more

Home Safety and Your Child
"Safety: it's parents' number-one concern for their children. We all want our kids to be safe, healthy and happy." Read more

How to Help Kids (and You) Make Sense of School Lockdown Drills
"By law, every school in Washington needs to be prepared. But what do you say when your child is practicing for something unthinkable?" Read more

Is My Son Depressed, or Just Lazy?
"A mother will express concern that her son has been withdrawn, holed up in his room, eyes glued to his Xbox. He seems more irritable." Read more

Keeping Your Kids Active This Winter
"Winter is here! And with winter come cold, rainy, dark days. What is a parent to do with kids who have a lot of unspent energy?" Read more

Keeping Your Kids Healthy During Cold and Flu Season
"Labor Day has come and gone, the kids are back in school ... cold and flu season are lurking just around the corner." Read more

Kid's Safety on Halloween
"Halloween is a lot of fun, but it is also a lot riskier than other days of the year, too." Read more

Let's Get Healthy - Recommendations for Healthy Eating and Living
"Parents, did you know that over 30 percent of America's school-age youngsters are now overweight?" Read more

Most schools failing to meet state goal of having 95% of students fully inoculated before kindergarten
"Students are crowding hallways as they return to class. They may have supplies packed and minds ready to learn but the state Department of Health says too many kids aren’t protecting their health, making outbreaks more likely." Read more

Safety and Your School-Aged Child
"Did you know that injuries are the leading cause of death for school-aged children?" Read more

School Nutrition
"It may seem like summer just started, but back-to-school is just a couple weeks away. Transitioning back to a school schedule — such as getting back on a regular sleep cycle and doing nightly homework — can take weeks." Read more

Sleeping Tips for Your Family
"Every child is different, but there are certain basic principles that can guide parents in ensuring that their children have sound sleep habits." Read more

Starting Solid Foods—When, What, How?
"I remember having a conversation with my new-mom’s group as our babies were approaching the age of starting solid foods." Read more

Summertime and Your Kids
"Parents, what are you going to do with your kids this summer?" Read more

Ten Icky-Weather Activities for Kids
"Here are some creative ideas for keeping the young people in your life active and entertained this winter!" Read more

What's for Lunch at School?
"Kids are back at school again, and healthy eating habits in children are important for their well-being, growth and mental development." Read more

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Specialty Topics

5 Tips for Healthy Aging
"If you walk into a room and forget why you’re there, you’re not alone. Likewise, if you find yourself searching for a word that’s on the tip of your tongue, most likely there’s nothing wrong with your brain function." Read more

Addressing Mental Health During Social Distancing
"With all the additional stresses associated with the COVID-19 pandemic — financial, relational, and more — building habits and strategies to help mental health is important." Read more

A Spoonful of Sugar
"An estimated 1.4 million new cases of diabetes are diagnosed in the United States annually, according to Healthline." Read more

Advance Directives: End of Life on Your Terms
"There are three types of documents that inform others of your decisions for care at the end of your life." Read more

Be Winter-Ready, with Emergency Kits and Food
"...power outages, flooding, a cold house, being snowed in or getting stuck on the roads. All of which leads to one question: are you ready? " Read more

Better Awareness to Prevent Prostate Cancer
"Prostate cancer is the most common cancer among men with more than two million men currently living with the disease." Read more

Breast Cancer Awareness Month – My Burning Questions to the Professionals
"As part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October, I chatted with Sharmila Ahmed, MD from Pacific Medical Centers, who answered some of my most asked questions regarding prevention, screening and treatment options for breast cancer." Read more

Cataracts, Prevention and Treatment
"Almost everyone knows an older family member or friend who has had cataracts. But what are cataracts?" Read more

Combating Cancer
"Breast cancer is an ever-present and unfortunate reality in America. One in eight women are diagnosed with the disease in their lifetime, and it is the second leading cancer-causing death among women in the United States, according to the National Breast Cancer Foundation." Read more

Coping with Loss and Grief During COVID-19
"Having lived with the coronavirus pandemic for several months now, you may have noticed changes in your emotional state." Read more

Culture + Wellness: Feel-Good October
"As part of October's Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Pacific Medical Centers is spreading knowledge about the most common cancer in American women—and the second leading cause of cancer death in women." Read more

Eight Tips for Breast Cancer Prevention
"As you may know, 1 in 8 women are impacted by breast cancer in their lifetime, as it’s the most common cancer in American women." Read more

Everyday habits for a healthy heart
"Heart Health Month may be done, but here are some tips that can help all year-round." Read more

February is Heart Month: How reliable are heart monitoring devices?
"What surprises many is that heart disease – and the conditions that lead to it – can happen at any age." Read more

Helping Your Loved One Cope with Loss During the Holidays
"The holiday season often inspires feelings of warmth, joy, and belonging. However, for some people, this time of year is overwhelmingly marked with loneliness, sadness and anxiety — particularly after the loss of a loved one during the year." Read more

Glaucoma Can Slowly, Silently Dim Your Vision
"Glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness around the globe." Read more

(Head)aches and Pains
"A common physical woe brought on by a host of physical and emotional stressors, headaches and migraines plague individuals and hinder even the most mundane, day-to-day tasks." Read more

How Strong Are Your Bones?
"We frequently hear talk of osteoporosis, but do you know what it is—or if you have it?" Read more

How technology is changing the way we keep our hearts healthy
"In a time when nearly half of American adults have heart disease, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, it has never been more crucial for people to make proactive decisions to support the health of their heart." Read more

Leaving the Nest 101
"Stress abounds for former high schoolers as they prepare for college endeavors and begin to make the transition into adulthood." Read more

Mental Health Awareness During Social Isolation
"The outbreak of COVID-19 has been incredibly stressful for many people, resulting in feelings of increased anxiety and depression for some." Read more

Maintaining eye health during telecommuting
"During this time of increased computer work and digital communication, it is important to be mindful of eye strain and give yourself regular breaks." Read more

NOVEL CORONAVIRUS: Helping teens in the time of COVID-19
"As we parents and caregivers seek to find answers about living with COVID-19, we also may find ourselves needing help with the teens in our lives." Read more

Osteoporosis, A Silent Disease
"Like high blood pressure, osteoporosis, or porous bone, is a silent disease that can have devastating effects." Read more

Outdoor exercise during COVID-19
"Are you confused about getting outside for exercise during this trying time of COVID-19? If so, you’re not alone." Read more

Pacific Medical Centers Launch an Important Mental Health Awareness Campaign
"To continue with our Mental Health Awareness month coverage, we recently had the privilege of connecting with Dr. Lisa Ivanjack, MD, of Pacific Medical Centers." Read more

Preparing for Your Pregnancy
"A woman who is thinking about pregnancy can reduce her stress and boost her potential for good health by visiting her doctor both before and during pregnancy." Read more

Put the PacMed Travel Clinic on Your Itinerary
"If you travel outside North America for business, school or pleasure, you'll want to be in good health when you go." Read more

Rejuvenating Your Face with Minimally Invasive Procedures
"Have you been wishing lately for a way to look as young and refreshed as you feel?" Read more

Summer Skin Care Safety
"Summer has finally graced Washington state with its presence, causing people to migrate outside for outdoors galore. Amid the excitement of celebratory BBQs, water park weekends and poolside lounging, it can be easy to neglect proper skin care for summertime." Read more

Staying Cool During Back-to-school
"As summer comes to an end, children and parents are hustling to complete last-minute tasks in preparation for the upcoming academic year. In the overwhelming whirlwind of purchasing supplies, completing physicals and reevaluating bedtimes, anxiety about returning to school may settle in for youngsters." Read more

Steps to Prevent Heart Disease
"Heart disease remains the number one killer in the United States for many reasons, but individuals can fight back and not allow themselves to become a statistic." Read more

Supporting Your Transgender Child
"What does a parent do when their daughter tells them he is now their son? How do parents support their child in a world where they could be in danger by just being themselves?" Read more

Tips for Protecting Eyes While Working From Home
"Anyone else feeling some major eye fatigue from all your at-home screen time lately?" Read more

Understanding Alzheimer's Disease this Grandparents Day
"Every September we celebrate Grandparents Day in the United States. Unfortunately, the Alzheimer’s Association reports that 5.8 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s, with this expected to rise to nearly 14 million by 2050." Read more

Urogynecology and Pelvic Floor Disorders
"Some people think these symptoms are normal signs of aging, but they’re not." Read more

Well Child: Staying Healthy at Home With Telehealth Care
"The growth of telehealth in pediatric health care is good news for busy parents, many of whom are now juggling work and home-based schooling." Read more

What To Expect From a Telemedicine Appointment
"One medical practice that the COVID-19 crisis has accelerated is a mainstream use of telemedicine, in which appointments are held remotely over HIPAA compliant video-conferencing tools." Read more

What You Should Know About Breast Cancer
"To close out Breast Cancer Awareness month, we reached out to a few Pacific Medical Center care providers with some important questions we could all benefit from." Read more

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