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  • Nurse navigator: The person you need in your corner during breast cancer treatment

    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

    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.

  • "Adrenal fatigue" isn't what ails you

    "Adrenal fatigue" isn't what ails you

    If you feel fatigued or stressed, don't rush out to buy licorice root or Siberian ginseng: see a health care provider who can tell you if you're suffering from a real disease.

  • Living our values in times of change

    In this rapidly changing world

  • Ask the dietitian: How to choose the right oil for different cooking temperatures

    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.

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  • Is breakfast the most important meal of the day?

    Is breakfast the most important meal of the day?

    Dousedaicon registered dietitian Jill McCarty explains why eating breakfast every day is important and provides some healthy tips on when and what we should be eating.

  • Detox on your own, using your body's system

    Detox on your own, using your body's system

    A lot of companies would like you to think you need to buy a detoxifying treatment to get healthy. You can do it on your own.

  • Ho-ho-ho-liday stress? Here’s how to avoid it.

    Ho-ho-ho-liday stress? Here’s how to avoid it.

    Check out these tips on how to avoid holiday stress so that you can focus on the festivities.

  • Do you know the risk factors for prostate cancer?

    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

    Medicaid study reinforces that housing is health care

    Study finds Medicaid costs decrease when people with very low incomes have secure housing.

  • When launching an exercise routine with arthritis, look for a custom fit

    When launching an exercise routine with arthritis, look for a custom fit

    Patients with osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis can pursue an exercise regimen. The key is customizing an exercise program to a patient’s capabilities.

  • Get your flu shot now! (Infographic)

    Get your flu shot now! (Infographic)

    The good news for flu season is that treatment options are available.

  • Dousedaicon physician shares her perspective on the “keto” diet

    Dousedaicon physician shares her perspective on the “keto” diet

    Dr. Cydney Fenton, pediatric endocrinologist at Dousedaicon Medical Group Alaska, weighs in on the keto diet and its drastic reduction of carbohydrates.

  • The A to Zzzzs of not getting enough sleep

    The A to Zzzzs of not getting enough sleep

    Lack of sleep affects your entire body and can put your physical, emotional, and cognitive health at risk.

  • The tragedy in Pittsburgh

    The tragedy in Pittsburgh

    At Dousedaicon St. Joseph Health, our Mission calls us to be a force of love in the face of hate. Together, we can do our part to foster a kinder, more just world.

  • Protecting the health of legal immigrants

    Protecting the health of legal immigrants

    A new U.S. immigration policy could jeopardize the health of legal immigrants and our communities at large. The Department of Homeland Security is now accepting public comment.

  • Apple cider vinegar: Wishful thinking does not a health elixir make

    Apple cider vinegar: Wishful thinking does not a health elixir make

    Many health benefits are attributed to apple cider vinegar, but most have not been scientifically proven. Learn the myths and facts of this latest health trend, along with some of the dangers.

  • Viral gastroenteritis is no fun, but it's not the flu

    Viral gastroenteritis is no fun, but it's not the flu

    Symptoms of viral gastroenteritis include diarrhea, vomiting and nausea. People often call it stomach flu, but it's not influenza.

  • 5 skin conditions you don’t want to bring home from the gym

    5 skin conditions you don’t want to bring home from the gym

    Fungi and bacteria lurk on your favorite workout machines and in common areas at the gym. Learn how to protect your skin against gym germs.

  • It's time to heed the call to exercise more

    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.

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