Blog Posts in 2019 RUN YOUR FIRST 5K! - SPONSORED BY MARSHALL Posted By Brittany Garcia March 21, 2019 Have you ever thought about signing up for a 5k race but just were just too intimidated to follow through? If one of your goals is to be more active this year, commit to the goal by signing up for a 5k (3.1 miles) or half marathon (13.1 miles) and then plan ahead to properly train for the event ahead of time. There are plenty of local runs to choose from. Beginner training programs are available ... Read More Avoid assumptions about colorectal cancer. Posted By Brittany Garcia March 20, 2019 Colorectal cancer – cancer that starts in the colon or rectum – is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer and the second leading cause of cancer death in men and women combined in the United States. Approximately 140,000 people are diagnosed and more than 50,000 people die from colon cancer in the U.S. annually. At the same time, colorectal cancer is also the most preventable and ... Read More March is National Nutrition Month Posted By Brittany Garcia March 1, 2019 Try new lifestyle trends to become a healthier you: Use spiralized veggies such as carrot, zucchini, beets or sweet potato for your noodles. These foods provide satiety with added fiber and additional vitamins without the added carbs of pasta. Use Butternut squash or white beans as a substitute for cream-based sauces. Squash contains the antioxidants vitamin A & C, and beans provide both ... Read More For Your Health - Spring 2019 Posted By Brittany Garcia February 28, 2019 Click here to read the full issue Read More Health and Human Services - Flu Season is Not Over Posted By Brittany Garcia February 28, 2019 Click here to read the news from Health and Human Services about the flu in El Dorado County Read More Flu is Still Prevalent - Follow these Tips to Keep Healthy Posted By Brittany Garcia February 26, 2019 Spring is right around the corner. We’re happily anticipating clear skies, green grass and wildflowers, not to mention warmer weather. But the flu is still prevalent throughout El Dorado County. The best way to combat the flu is through preventive measures. Follow these tips to help keep you and your family healthy this cold and flu season: Keep Hands Clean. Hand washing is one of the most ... Read More Capital Public Radio - Opioid Treatment in the ER Posted By Brittany Garcia February 18, 2019 Click here to read Capital Public Radio's story on how rural California hospitals are treating opioid overdoses Read More Marshall Selected for Program to Expand MAT for Opioid Use Disorder Posted By Brittany Garcia February 15, 2019 New Training Program Will Enable 31 Heatlh Centers Statewide to Initiate Treatment on the Spot Placerville, CA (February 14, 2019) – Marshall Medical Center is among 31 health facilities selected from across the state to participate in the California Bridge Program, an accelerated training program for healthcare providers facilitated by the Public Health Institute’s Bridge program to ... Read More Signs of a Heart Attack Differ Between Men and Women Posted By Brittany Garcia January 29, 2019 Your heart is arguably the most important organ in your body. It pumps blood throughout your body, delivering oxygen and nutrients to every cell, ensuring that everything is running smoothly. Marshall Medical Center has some tips and information to help you keep your heart healthy and to know the signs when it’s not. SIGNS OF A HEART ATTACK DIFFER BETWEEN MEN AND WOMEN Heart disease is ... Read More Keeping Kids Active in Cold Weather Posted By Brittany Garcia January 22, 2019 Q: How do I keep my kids active in cold weather? A: As we sink further into winter and the weather continues to keep us chilly, it can be difficult to find ways to keep our kids active. According to Stanley Henjum, MD, cardiologist at Marshall Medical Center, exercise is good for the heart in a number of ways. “It reduces the chance of major cardiac events (heart attack and sudden cardiac ... Read More Vox News - Opioid Addiction Treatment at Marshall Posted By Brittany Garcia January 8, 2019 When Michael Curci still used opioid painkillers and heroin, he didn’t see himself living beyond his mid-20s. “I didn’t even think I was going to make it,” Curci told me, while at the El Dorado County clinic where he receives treatment for opioid addiction. “I didn’t think I was going to have any type of future.” Curci is now 28. The moment that helped him ... Read More 11 results found. Viewing page 1 of 1.