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Wellness

Colorectal Cancer Prevention: Time to Get Back on Track!

Content derived from DocTalk with Greta Bernier, MD, Colorectal Surgeon https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HQyVnLf4k3w Why is it important to talk about colorectal cancer now?March is colorectal cancer awareness month. During the COVID-19 pandemic, fewer people have been getting their preventive screenings for colorectal cancer, with as much as a 70%...

Children’s Health

Recognizing and Preventing Suicide in our Youth: Rates Rising During the Pandemic

Content derived from DocTalk conducted with Kari Tanta, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA Suicide and self-harm rates have increased during the pandemic, particularly in the younger populations in Washington. Kari Tanta, PhD, addresses suicide prevention, the risks and signs for suicide, and offers steps that parents and caregivers can take to help their loved one...

Joint & Spine

Reproductive Lead Shielding No Longer Needed for X-ray or CT Appointments

Do you have an upcoming X-ray or CT appointment? Thanks to advances in technology, gonadal (testicles and ovaries) and fetal (baby) lead apron shields are no longer necessary, per the American College of Radiology and the American Association of Physicists in Medicine.

Cancer

Colorectal Cancer Prevention: Time to Get Back on Track!

Content derived from DocTalk with Greta Bernier, MD, Colorectal Surgeon https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HQyVnLf4k3w Why is it important to talk about colorectal cancer now?March is colorectal cancer awareness month. During the COVID-19 pandemic, fewer people have been getting their preventive screenings for colorectal cancer, with as much as a 70%...

@ Valley

Honoring Robert “Dr. Bob” Thompson, MD, Valley’s First Clinic Network Provider—Kind, Generous and Beloved

We are heartbroken to announce the passing of Robert “Dr. Bob” Thompson, beloved family provider at Valley for 37 years. Dr. Bob cared for generations of families, living a life of selfless service, kindness and love for others. He cared deeply about people and was a blessing and a light to all who knew him. “He was the MVP of human beings, always...