In this issue: The Health Center's future is bright as Providence Health & Services assumes sponsorship; Health Center employees travel the globe to extend a healing touch; The Irene Dunne Guild plans for an eventful year.
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Today is National Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day: Meet one of our experts
Registered dietitians help individuals translate the science of nutrition into healthy living choices.
How to help protect your child from AFM
A recent outbreak sparked concerns over acute flaccid myelitis, a disease that can cause paralysis if unchecked.
Balance better as you age
Don’t let the fear of falls limit your life. Learn how to spot, treat and prevent balance issues.
What’s the skinny on low-calorie ice creams?
Nutrition experts from Providence St. John’s Health Center weigh in on whether these new ice creams are actually healthy.
How genetic testing saved my life
One woman shares her story about how genetic testing revealed her cancer risk.
How to prepare your daughter for her first period
A pediatrician gives some practical advice on how to make menstruation less of a mystery for tweens and teens.
Prostate surgery saves lives; advances curb incontinence and impotence
Prostate cancer patients facing the likelihood of surgery can be offered encouraging news thanks to advancements in surgical techniques.
Nurse navigator: The person you need in your corner during breast cancer treatment
Nurse navigators provide resources and compassion as they guide cancer patients during a challenging time.
Bento box or power bowl your way to a slimmer body
Homemade power bowls and bento boxes can be quick, easy ways to put together healthy meals.
Ask the dietitian: How to choose the right oil for different cooking temperatures
You can make a good, healthy oil into an unhealthy one if cooking it at the wrong temperature.
Do you know the risk factors for prostate cancer?
Remember, it's Movember. Men are growing out their moustaches for the month to raise awareness of important men’s health issues like prostate cancer. Do you know the risk factors?
Medicaid study reinforces that housing is health care
Study finds Medicaid costs decrease when people with very low incomes have secure housing.
It's time to heed the call to exercise more
We all know that exercise is good for us, but most of us find reasons not to do it. We should reconsider.
Dispelling myths about people who receive Medicaid
People who are covered by Medicaid have the same hopes and plans as anybody else, but often have access to fewer resources. When they need health care, Providence St. Joseph Health is there.
In Good Company Fall 2018
As summer comes to a close and the busy intensity of fall kicks into high gear, we reflect on the exciting opportunities ahead for our healing ministry.
How to recognize and reduce risk of UTIs in seniors and older women
Urinary tract infection (UTI) is common and recurrent in older adults, especially women. Letting a UTI linger without proper medical diagnosis or treatment can result in serious complications.
Pain in the nation: Policy ideas to save lives
Well Being Trust focuses on mental health and substance misuse while working closely with partners who will pursue policy in other areas to create a cohesive community-focused framework for well-being
Bringing suicide out of the darkness: Raising awareness, removing stigma
Each one of us is on the front lines of the suicide epidemic. We can pay attention, ask questions, listen without judgment and be present for those who are suffering.
#WhyIWalk: Out of the Darkness Walk Team Captain Testimonials
The Out of the Darkness Walks are a journey of hope and healing that unites communities and acknowledges the ways in which suicide and mental illness have affected our lives and our loved ones.
Minimally invasive heart surgery keeps Spokane woman on her feet