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wholderman's picture
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 11:54am

I read an article recently about Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and how six million children have been diagnosed with this condition and one million of those six million have also been classified as having Sluggish Cognitive Tempo or SCT (two million children).They report lethargy, day dreaming, and slow mental processing.


jtaylor's picture
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 9:33am

So, the “free” annual physical came with a bill. I’d already provided the physician with a co-pay because we dealt with more medical matters than the physical. But because the physical included an EKG, and a previous EKG has indicated an aberration, this no longer was a preventive medicine but an ongoing follow-up of a recognized health matter.


giftsblog's picture
Monday, April 14, 2014 - 4:48pm

He didn’t always dream of being a doctor, but a summer job during college driving an ambulance made up his mind – and after that Dr. Jim Davis knew he was hooked.

Years later, as Community Regional Medical Center’s chief of trauma, and the Steven N. Parks Endowed Chair of Surgery, UCSF, Dr. Davis spends his days and nights along with his colleagues working to save the lives of the most critically injured people who live or travel through the Valley.


empnewsblog's picture
Monday, April 14, 2014 - 3:45pm

The Palliative Care team at Community Regional Medical Center encourages you to complete your Advance Healthcare Directive – a legal document created to record your medical preferences for treatment in the event you are unable to make your own healthcare decisions.  On National Healthcare Decisions Day, Wednesday, April 16, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the hospital cafeteria, members of the Palliative Care team will be available to help you complete your directive or answer questions that can help you get started. 


empnewsblog's picture
Friday, April 11, 2014 - 5:17pm

Sometimes as health care workers we can feel like we are body surfing in the ocean during a storm. The waves keep coming, there is not time to catch our breath before the next one is here, crashing all around us. There isn't time to regroup, we have to keep going, so we do.