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.
3 foods that could increase your risk of colon cancer
Published Mar. 9, 2018 You probably tend to think of foods as either “healthy” or “unhealthy.” While healthy foods help you stay fit and feel good, unhealthy foods make you gain weight and feel sluggish However, there’s another step beyond unhealthy. There are foods that may contribute to your risk of cancer—namely colon cancer Colon cancer is the second most deadly type of cancer behind lung cancer . Every year, 140,000 people get colon cancer and as many as 50,000 people die from it. “Colon cancer is very treatable in its early stages,” said Bogdan Protyniak, MD, a colorectal surgeon at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center in Wilkes-Barre. “Unfortunately, because it can be difficult to…
Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital
Houston Methodist Sugar Land (Texas) Hospital was named to Becker's Hospital Review's list of 100 Great Community Hospitals 2017
Six Health Tips Every Boomer and Senior Should Know Before Traveling
Marvin Mallon, 86, and his wife Reva, know how important it is to plan ahead before embarking on a long journey — especially when it comes to their health.
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How to Structure a Hospital/Physician ASC Partnership the Right Way
The ambulatory surgery center industry stands at a crossroads. With most areas of the country saturated with ASCs, net growth has stalled for the first time in recent history. The across-the-board elimination of out-of-network reimbursements has reduced profit margins at most ASCs, putting some facilities in peril and forcing others to take a hard look …
6 Ways Pets Can Improve Your Health
Owning a pet can ward off depression, lower blood pressure, and boost immunity. It may even improve your social life.
Mountainside Medical Equipment
Learn how to choose a wheelchair based on patient needs including strength, size, accessories, and functionality to provide adequate support and mobility.
Cabernet Over Chemo: 4 Physicians, 4 Lessons
Dr. B.J. Miller speaking at the Coalition for Compassionate Care of California conference. Photo: Owen Egan Missing three limbs (all but his right arm) following an accident as a Princeton sophomore, the affable Miller talks like a man thankful for being alive with his distinctly humanist approach to death and dying. His TED talk, “What Really Matters at the End of Life,” has been viewed over 5 million times “If our subject matter is suffering and death, then the groundwork is empathy,” said Miller. “Staying inspired, loving the people you love, that’s your job.” While palliative care has traditionally addressed physical pain and emotional distress, Miller hopes to further expand its definition to embrace deeper social…
What It's Really Like to Cook on a Food Stamp Budget
In 2013, 49.1 million Americans lived in households struggling with hunger, a stark number which includes 15.8 million children and 4.8 million seniors