Alcohol Abuse: How to Recognize Problem Drinking What is considered a “drink” One drink is one 12-ounce bottle of beer (4.5 percent alcohol), or one 5-ounce glass of wine (12.9 percent alcohol), or 1.5 ounces of 80-proof distilled spirit, like whiskey or gin. How much alcohol is too much? You are drinking too much if you are: A woman who has more than seven drinks per week or more than three drinks per occasion. A man who has more than 14 drinks per week or more than four drinks per occasion. Older than 65 years and having more than seven drinks per week or more than three drinks per occasion. Am I taking risks with alcohol? You are taking serious risks with alcohol if you: Drink any amount of alcohol and drive or…
How Can Hip Injuries Be Prevented?
It's difficult to prevent all hip injuries, says Fred Redfern, MD, an orthopedic surgeon at Sunrise Hospital. In this video, he says that proper conditioning and avoiding extremes of motion can help prevent some hip injuries.
Intuitive Eating: Learn to Listen to Your Body
Your body is trying to tell you something But all of the noisy information overload about diets, superfoods, and exercise can make it hard to hear. Diets and exercise plans – with their emphasis on rules and regulations – prevent many people from being able to tune in and listen to their body. Nurturing your body instead of harming it can help you reconnect with signals of hunger, fullness, and food preference. This can help restore a healthy relationship with food, mind, and body. Is there a difference between mindful eating and intuitive eating? · Allowing yourself to become aware of the positive and nurturing opportunities that are available through food selection and preparation by respecting your own inner wisdom. · Using all your senses in choosing to eat food that is both…
Current Openings at Portneuf
Join Our Team At Portneuf Medical Center, we want you to be passionate about your career and enjoy coming to work each day. We want you to feel valued and challenged to further your knowledge and skills to help you reach your full potential. We want your enthusiasm for service and healing to be felt …
Plastic surgery trends shifting
Plastic surgery patients are opting for more facial surgery and less buttock and breast enhancement. Experts say it's the baby boomers who are lifting, injecting, and lasering their faces in growing numbers. A record number of people had cosmetic surgery last year with more than 14.5 million procedures performed.
The Best 10 Nutrition Tips From Registered Dietitian Nutritionists
National Nutrition Month is the time of year to get perspective and focus on issues pertaining to your nutrition and health. Today, March 9th, just so ha...
Everyone should cook with MSG, says food scientist
"I like to encourage my kids to eat a little healthier, so I'll sprinkle a little 'supersalt' in there. That stuff is really powerful."
The 20 Best Foods to Eat for Breakfast
These 20 staples and mix-ins will give you all the energy and nutrients you need in the morning.
What You Need to Know About Primary Care Physicians
If you haven't already, you will someday see a primary care doctor (PCP). It's practically unavoidable. The reason for this self-declared truth is ...
24-Hour Emergency Room
Reduce your wait for emergency care. EvergreenHealth's 24/7 emergency room in Redmond, WA offers online appointment scheduling. The ER is staffed by physicians board certified in emergency medicine.