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February 19, 2014

St. Clare Specialty (Infusion) Clinic Offers Saturday Hours by Appointment

St. Clare Specialty (Infusion) clinic offers Saturday hours by appointment

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February 7, 2014

Welcome Arun Vijay, MD

Arun Vijay, MD, offers compassionate care to individuals and loved ones facing the problems associated with life-threatening illness.

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February 6, 2014

New Services for GI

New service provided at SJMC is Impedence pH and esophageal motility using Sandhill state of the art technology.

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January 13, 2014

Introducing CenteringPregnancy(R), a New Group Prenatal Experience

Sometimes sharing your pregnancy with other women who know exactly what you’re going through is the best way to learn and feel confident about this wonderful journey.

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December 20, 2013

Welcome J. Francisco L. Yuvienco, MD, FACP

J. Francisco L. Yuvienco, MD, FACP, is a board-certified cardiologist with special medical interest in preventive cardiology; heart failure; cardiomyopathies; pregnancy and heart disease; vascular medicine; and valvular heart disease.

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December 20, 2013

Welcome Alma Glamzi, MD

Alma D. Glamzi, MD provides comprehensive primary care for the whole family.

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December 16, 2013

Welcome Joel Teñado, MD

Dr. Tañedo is committed to providing patient-centered, holistic and compassionate care. He was voted to U.S. News & World Report’s “Top Doctors in America” in 2011, 2012 and 2013.

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December 16, 2013

Welcome Iseasa Combs, ARNP

Iseasa Combs, ARNP, offers compassionate care for the whole family. Iseasa was drawn to medicine by her love for biological science and human interaction. Her patients always come first.

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December 16, 2013

Welcome Marjorie Bergsma, PA-C

Marjorie Bergsma, PA-C, is a physician assistant with special interest in pediatrics. She is passionate about caring for children and watching them grow and mature.

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December 16, 2013

Welcome Laura Murphy, PA-C

Laura A. Murphy, PA-C is a certified physician assistant offering care to rheumatology patients under the direction of a physician. Common conditions she treats include lupus, osteoporosis and rheumatoid arthritis.

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November 18, 2013

Bras for the Cause Event Attracts Area Mayors, Raises Money for Mammogram Screening

Community members gathered to celebrate and enjoy the third annual “Bras for a Cause” fundraising event at St. Elizabeth Hospital.

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November 12, 2013

Welcome Our New Provider Jody Veatch-Janin, MS, PA-C

Please help us welcome Jody Veatch-Janin, MS, PA-C to Franciscan Surgical Associate at St. Anthony. Jody is a surgical physician assistant working under the supervision of Linda Pai, MD, FACS.

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August 28, 2013

Tips for Protecting Your Hips and Knees

As the weather around Puget Sound turns sunnier and warmer, many of us will be taking part in any number of outdoor recreational activities that the area has to offer. Whether you’re out for a hike or bike ride with the family or playing an organized team sport taking care of your knees, hips and other joints will go a long way in ensuring you can enjoy all of summer’s fun activities.

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August 28, 2013

Eating Healthier Can Lead to a Better Life

The concern over obesity in children has garnered national attention. HBO broadcast the four- part documentary “The Weight of the Nation” last year shining a spotlight on the health of America’s children.

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August 28, 2013

Can Aspirin Prevent Heart Attacks

Do you remember the old saying, “An apple a day, keeps the doctor away”. Well, for some people a low-dose aspirin a day can help lower their risk of heart attacks. For more than a century aspirin has been used as a pain reliever for headaches and body aches.

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August 28, 2013

The Importance of Infant Immunizations

New parents all want what is best for their baby. However the success of vaccines in the last 30 years has caused people to forget the dangers of opting out of immunizations. The percentage of unvaccinated school-age children in Washington has climbed to 6.2 percent, or one in 20 kindergarten students, posing a significant health risk.

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July 16, 2013

Classes and Events

Franciscan Health System is committed to a wide offering of regularly scheduled classes, support groups and special events to improve the health and wellbeing of those in South Puget Sound.

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