Delta residents can now access advanced screening and diagnostic breast imaging, close to home.
This year, it’s more important than ever to have your flu facts straight because influenza and COVID-19 are separate viruses –so we run the risk of contracting both at the same time.
This fall, we could face a flu season like no other. In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, it’s possible to become sick with the flu and COVID-19 at the same time. You don’t want to risk being infected with both because as reported in the Journal of the American Medical Association, people infected with …
People across the globe are mourning the death of actor Chadwick Boseman, who died from colon cancer at age 43. While a shock, Boseman’s death reflects a rise in colorectal cancer rates among younger adults. Dr. Michael Abel with Sutter’s CPMC weighs in on why screening and early detection help improve patient outcomes.
The COVID-19 pandemic is challenging our mental health in ways we could have never predicted, and some people may feel they’re beginning to run on empty as far as ways to cope with all the change and loss. Rather than grieving for the way of life you may have lost with the pandemic, an integrative psychotherapist recommends finding ways to create a meaningful life in the here and now.
High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, may make it harder to fight off infections and may put you at an increased risk of COVID-19 complications. Eating healthy foods, exercising and knowing your blood pressure all play an important role in helping maintain or lower your blood pressure.
The COVID-19 pandemic has transformed many of us into housebound creatures, oftentimes moving less and eating more. In some ways, it’s created the perfect storm for developing high blood pressure or letting it get out of control. Healthy eating and exercise can help prevent and stave off high blood pressure. A cardiologist weighs in.
Wildfires burning across Northern California coupled with extreme heat and dryness has the air quality in the unhealthy range. All of this is sparking concerns for people with respiratory issues, especially those with COVID-19. A pulmonologist weighs in.
Lisa Giovannetti, an integrative psychotherapist with Sutter’s Institute for Health & Healing, discusses the psychological impact of the extended lockdown on parents and guardians.
Wildfire smoke and COVID-19—a risky respiratory combo? Early studies suggest that air pollution from wildfires may complicate COVID-19 symptoms for people with respiratory issues.