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One Nurse’s Experience with Heart Disease

When It’s More Than Being Winded WARRENTON, Ore. – Nurse Jenny Jacques recently chatted with news radio reporter Tom Freel of KAST 1370 about her experience with heart disease, and WomenHeart support network for women living with heart disease. Listen in:
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Becker’s Recognizes CEO Erik Thorsen

A CEO to Know ASTORIA, Ore. – In its March 2017 issue, Becker’s Hospital Review named Columbia Memorial Hospital CEO Erik Thorsen on its annual list of “CEOs to Know.” According to Becker’s, “The 60 CEOs on this year’s list possess extensive experience in healthcare management, demonstrating their commitment to offering high-quality,[...]
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Coffee with a Cop

CMH will host the Astoria Police Department’s “Coffee with a Cop” community outreach event on March 29. See the flier below for details.  
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2017 Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Get Your Rear In Gear! March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month and it’s a good reminder to get screened for colorectal cancer if you’re 50 or older. It could save your life! Learn more about your screening options! If you and your provider decide that a colonoscopy is the right[...]
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Dr. Jennifer Lycette Talks About Cancer on KMUN

An Conversation about How Cancer Develops ASTORIA, Ore. – Oncologist Dr. Jennifer Lycette recently chatted with Dr. Allie Evans on KMUN 91.9 Coast Community Radio about how cancer develops. Dr. Lycette is the medical director for the CMH/OHSU Cancer Care Center.
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Colorectal Cancer: The preventable cancer

Colorectal Cancer Screening Options Most colorectal cancers start as abnormal growths, called polyps, on the lining of the intestines. These polyps can be removed during a colonoscopy before they develop into cancer. Early cancers may be detected with non-invasive tests. We recommend that most people begin one of these screening[...]
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CMH Enhances Patient Care

Wireless Heart Monitoring Advances Patient Safety ASTORIA, Ore. – Although not as visible as new buildings and clinics, Columbia Memorial Hospital’s new telemetry system is a prime example of how the hospital is investing in our community’s healthcare future. After months of coordination and planning, Columbia Memorial Hospital (CMH) put[...]
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In Matters of the Heart, Women are Different

Heart Disease Differs for Men and Women WARRENTON, Ore. – Cardiologist Dr. Diana Rinkevich recently chatted with news radio reporter Tom Freel of KAST 1370 about an upcoming study of heart disease and how it differs in men and women. Call 503-338-4087 to be part of the study on Friday,[...]
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Recruiting Caring Hearts

Study Examines Heart Disease Differences Among the Sexes ASTORIA, Ore. – Heart disease is the No. 1 cause of death for women. But much of our knowledge about heart disease comes from research done with men. Join Dr. Diana Rinkevich and the CMH/OHSU Cardiology Clinic in their efforts to better[...]
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Health Compass, Winter 2017

Health Compass, Winter 2017 CMH Health Compass is a quarterly journal of wellness and good healthcare. The Winter 2017 issue of the CMH Health Compass includes: CMH in the community Protect health care for future generations And more Read the Winter 2017 CMH Health Compass.
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