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Women’s Health

The Breast Center at Valley Medical Center—Celebrating 20 Years of Caring for Our Community Like Family

Following a community survey of patients, physicians, staff and area leaders more than 20 years ago, the idea of a comprehensive breast center was born to support unfilled needs in our community. On Nov. 26, 2001, Valley’s Breast Center first opened its doors to provide mammography, diagnostic imaging, breast procedures and bone density services al...

Children’s Health

Does Lack of Sleep Increase a Child’s Risk of Obesity?

Yes! In an analysis of more than 50 studies involving about 100,000 patients, a link has been found between children who get shorter amounts of sleep and an increased risk of becoming overweight or obese. This review was conducted by Valley Medical Center family medicine physicians, Zeva (Daniela) Herzog, MD of Cascade Primary Care and Kristin Thai...

Joint & Spine

GET YOUR QUESTIONS ANSWEREDWatch orthopedic surgeon William Barrett, MD's Frequently Asked Questions video series where he shares what you need to know about hip and knee replacement surgery. View FAQ video series.  What causes joint pain? Osteoarthritis causes the cartilage that covers the ends of the bones in a joint to deteriorate. The resu...

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Advancing Equality, Dismantling Disparities—Participating in 2022 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Activities

By Valley's Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Committee Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is Monday, Jan. 17. On this day we recognize not only one of the greatest figures in our nation's history, but also members of our own community. No reform, no progress and certainly no joy has come from attempting to get through difficulties alone. We loo...