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  • Providence expert weighs in on common stroke questions

    Providence expert weighs in on common stroke questions

    Providence expert weighs in on common stroke questions

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  • Asthma & Allergies: Take control of your symptoms

    Asthma & Allergies: Take control of your symptoms

    Spring is peak season for allergy and asthma flare-ups, so it’s the perfect time of year to learn about the conditions and how to manage them.

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  • BE FAST: Know the signs of a stroke

    BE FAST: Know the signs of a stroke

    Learning the signs of a stroke could save a life. Find out what stroke symptoms to watch for and what to do to get care fast.

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  • Try these tried-and-true tips to protect your skin from cancer

    Try these tried-and-true tips to protect your skin from cancer

    A cancer expert at Providence shares his tips for lowering your risk for skin cancer all year long — and especially this summer.

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  • Where would we be without nurses?

    Where would we be without nurses?

    During National Nurses Week, Providence celebrates our many nurses, who have realized they can face anything after the COVID-19 pandemic.

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  • Diversity in medicine: Asians who made a difference

    Diversity in medicine: Asians who made a difference

    May is Asian American and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islanders Month, so Providence is shining a light on medical pioneers from those cultures.

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  • Long-term care planning at Providence

    Long-term care planning at Providence

    Providence helps older adults build long-term care plans that are right for them as they age.

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  • Have you seen your doctor for a well check lately?

    Have you seen your doctor for a well check lately?

    If you haven’t visited your primary care provider lately, now is the time to start! You can prevent many diseases through regular check-ups.

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  • Learn how vaccines save lives this World Immunization Week

    Learn how vaccines save lives this World Immunization Week

    Vaccines have helped us nearly eliminate so many diseases over the past 100 years. Talk to your doctor about whether you are up to date

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  • Providence celebrates Patient Experience Week

    Providence celebrates Patient Experience Week

    At Providence, we are committed to providing the best care for our patients and our caregivers are proud to support Patient Experience Week.

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  • Am I a Cyberchondriac?

    Am I a Cyberchondriac?

    Cyberchondria is when a person uses the internet excessively to research health symptoms or conditions, leading to increased anxiety and stress.

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  • Understanding female sexual dysfunction

    Understanding female sexual dysfunction

    A women’s health expert at Providence talks about the importance of good sexual health and answers common questions about female sexual dysfunction.

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  • Shining a spotlight on health literacy and minority health

    Shining a spotlight on health literacy and minority health

    Providence is putting a spotlight on some ways to increase health literacy for people of all races and ethnicities this National Minority Health Month.

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  • Myths and facts about colorectal cancer screening

    Myths and facts about colorectal cancer screening

    Many people have the wrong idea about what happens during colorectal cancer screening. Here, we debunk the myths.

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  • Keep your colon healthy to prevent disease

    Keep your colon healthy to prevent disease

    Your colon has an important job to do — and your role is to keep it healthy so it can perform its function well.

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  • Learn about multiple sclerosis symptoms and treatments

    Learn about multiple sclerosis symptoms and treatments

    For MS Awareness Week, we’re taking a look at multiple sclerosis — how it happens, who’s at risk and how it’s treated.

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  • The importance of sleep and its connection to mental health

    The importance of sleep and its connection to mental health

    Sleep affects every part of our well-being, including our mental health. Learn more from our clinical psychologist and find ways to get the rest you need.

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  • Road to Recovery

    Road to Recovery

    For a Santa Barbara woman, distance is no object when it means receiving the best orthopedic care at Providence Mission Hospital.

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  • Learn how to prevent and detect colorectal cancer

    Learn how to prevent and detect colorectal cancer

    March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, and Providence is offering a list of resources to help you learn about the disease and screening options.

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  • How we’re improving our environmental resiliency at Providence

    How we’re improving our environmental resiliency at Providence

    Climate resiliency impacts how we deliver care to patients, what we bring to our communities and how we operationalize our work.

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