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10 ways to add more joy to your life

Ways to make your days brighter Henry Wadsworth Longfellow once wrote, “Into each life some rain must fall.” If you sometimes feel like your life is one downpour after another, it’s time to find some joy. And it’s easier than you might think. Being joyful has the power to help[...]
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5 things to know about IBS

Learn about irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) Do you have — or suspect you may have — irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)? Here are five FAQs about IBS that might help you better understand this difficult disorder. 1. What is IBS? IBS is best understood as a long-term or recurrent disorder of[...]
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High blood pressure

6 must-know facts There’s a good reason most health care provider visits start with a blood pressure check. While nearly half of all American adults have high blood pressure, many don’t know it. That’s because you can have high blood pressure and still feel fine. Usually, it doesn’t cause obvious[...]
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3D mammograms

An updated view for breast cancer Mammograms give women a crucial head start on finding breast cancer early when treatment is often most effective. They can detect tumors that are still too tiny to feel and identify cancers before symptoms start. Still, although they’ve saved countless lives, these breast x-rays[...]
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Women: Take good care of your heart

It’s your No. 1 health risk! Like many women, you might consider breast cancer your top health concern. But you may not realize there’s an even bigger risk to your health: heart disease. It’s the leading killer of both men and women, and it’s surprisingly common. Heart disease strikes nearly[...]
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CMH hiring housekeepers

Housekeepers help keep CMH clean and safe for patients and caregivers 07/22/2021 At CMH, we employ more than 30 housekeepers who work at the hospital and our Medical Group clinics. Their duties are integral to the safe care we provide to patients. Housekeepers stay busy cleaning patient rooms, nursing stations,[...]
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CMH welcomes new Warrenton Primary Care provider

Angella McCully, DNP, joins Warrenton Primary Care 07/20/2021 Please join us in welcoming board-certified nurse practitioner Angella McCully, DNP, to our Warrenton Primary Care Clinic, where she began working last week. Angella previously worked as a primary care nurse practitioner for Tri-Cities Community Health in Kennewick, Washington. She earned her[...]
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Listen to ‘Community Corner’ – July 2021

CMH Imaging staff join local radio host for “CMH Community Corner” 07/19/2021 KAST’s Tom Freel caught up with CMH Imaging staff for July’s “CMH Community Corner” show. Guests included Dr. Ken Kolbeck, Imaging medical director, Nicki Wickstrom, Imaging manager, and Jarrod Karnofski, vice president of ancillary and support services.  Listen[...]
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CMH and OHSU announce new provider collaboration

Effective July 1, 28 providers become CMH-OHSU Health employees 07/05/2021 ASTORIA, Ore. – On July 1, Columbia Memorial Hospital (CMH) and Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) marked the completion of a collaboration agreement set into motion in 2019. Effective last Thursday, 28 providers become CMH-OHSU Health employees, joining the[...]
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CMH welcomes new physician to Emergency Department

Jordan Young, MD, joins CMH Emergency Team 07/06/2021 Please join us in welcoming Dr. Jordan Young to our Emergency Department, where he began working this week. You may recognize Dr. Young as he completed a rotation at CMH during his OHSU residency, which he calls “the highlight of my residency[...]
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