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Clatsop County experts turn to medicine to fight opioid abuse

Treatment with Suboxone By Derrick DePledge, The Daily Astorian Originally published August 24, 2018 WARRENTON — Looking to relieve the pain of withdrawal from heroin or prescription opioids, a new treatment option in Clatsop County blends behavioral counseling with medication to block the cravings that drive addiction.  The philosophy behind[...]
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CMH Constructs Health & Wellness Park

Park to be a place of rest and relaxation for community In late August, Columbia Memorial Hospital (CMH) broke ground on a new health & wellness park. The CMH Health and Wellness Park will be located between the hospital and the CMH-OHSU Knight Cancer Collaborative, on the site of the[...]
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Summer vacation: Time to schedule your teen’s annual well care visit

Why your teen needs a doctor’s visit By Patti Atkins, Communications Consultant for Columbia Pacific CCO, for the Seaside Signal Originally published August 28, 2018 Taking your teen to the doctor on a bright summer day may not be tops on your list. But healthcare providers say there are strong[...]
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CMH Welcomes New OB/GYN

Dr. Sarah Humphrey joins Women’s Center ASTORIA, Ore. – CMH’s newest physician feels like she’s come home. Board-eligible obstetrician/gynecologist Sarah Humphrey, MD, will begin seeing patients of the CMH Women’s Center at the end of August. Humphrey joins OB/GYNs Nathan Amrine, MD, and Robert Holland, MD, PhD, and nurse midwives[...]
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Congratulations, Grace Laman!

Clinical dietitian Grace Laman competed in the Ironman 70.3 (half Ironman distance) in Whistler, Canada, a couple of weeks ago and finished third in her age group, qualifying for the 2019 Ironman 70.3 World Championship in Nice, France.  “I have always loved running and especially the social aspect of running,”[...]
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4 Tips for Coping with Wildfire Smoke

By Pulmonologist Michael Lewis, MD Air quality is noticeably bad right now because of the massive wildfires burning along the West Coast. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is warning people throughout the Northwest to take respiratory precautions. Here at the coast, our air quality has been classified as “Unhealthy for[...]
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Dr. Danny Jacobs, OHSU President, talks with Betsy Johnson at CMH

Sen. Johnson interviewed Dr. Jacobs when he visited CMH August 3 ASTORIA, Ore. – State Sen. Betsy Johnson featured an interview with Dr. Danny Jacobs, new OHSU President, on her radio show last week. She interviewed Dr. Jacobs when he visited CMH on his third day of work August 3. 
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ED Band takes the Regatta stage tomorrow

They save lives, they play, they sing! Tomorrow, Saturday, August 11, the CMH Emergency Department Band takes the stage at the Astoria Regatta Square (1-4 p.m.), hosted by CMH. The band performs an eclectic mix of rock, blues, bluegrass, folk and Americana. Get to know the rockers/caregivers: Nate Nerenberg: CMH[...]
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OHSU’s New President Tours CMH

OHSU President Dr. Danny Jacobs makes visiting Astoria a priority ASTORIA, Ore.—Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) president, Danny Jacobs, MD, toured Columbia Memorial Hospital in Astoria, Ore., during his third day on the job. Jacobs began his tenure as the fifth president of OHSU on Aug. 1. He succeeds[...]
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Astoria Regatta Square to be hosted by CMH this year

CMH talks about the exciting changes on KAST 1370 WARRENTON, Ore. – Several members of CMH staff and administration spoke with Tom Freel of KAST 1370 Friday morning, August 3, about this year’s exciting changes happening at the Astoria Regatta Square. For the first time, CMH is hosting and organizing the[...]
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