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Advice for Healthy Living

Knowing Good Advice When You Hear It

Feb. 28, 2019

by Carol Zernial, WellMed Charitable Foundation Executive Director Sometimes when we hear a speaker or read a book, the words really ring true to us. We’ll nod our heads in […]

Do you DASH?

Feb. 28, 2019

By Dr. Audrey Baria Diagnosed with high blood pressure in his 60s, a patient of mine decided to follow the DASH diet, with astounding results. In about a year, he […]

Flexing our muscle memory

Feb. 5, 2019

by Carol Zernial, WellMed Charitable Foundation Executive Director While cleaning out the piles of articles, papers, books, cassettes, etc. that belonged to my mother, we discovered that her anxiety was […]

The importance of breast cancer awareness

Oct. 24, 2018

By Brittany Shoemake, M.D. Awareness of a disease begins with education. Breast cancer is no different. It’s important to understand what it is so you know what to do if […]

Preparing for a natural disaster: Simple steps for seniors

Aug. 20, 2018

by Henry Calderoni, M.D. Though natural disasters and other emergencies are perilous for everyone, people 60 and older are especially vulnerable. Limited mobility, impaired hearing or vision and reduced cognitive […]

Celebrating National Nurses Week

May. 1, 2018

by Joseph Aigner-Varoz Senior Director, Clinic Operations Support The American Nurses Association’s theme for this year’s National Nurses Week is “Nurses: Inspire.  Innovate.  Influence.” National Nurses Week was first observed […]

National Social Work Month and National Doctor’s Day

Feb. 28, 2018

by Joseph Aigner-Varoz Senior Director, Clinic Operations Support March is National Social Work Month.  During the entire month, we celebrate Social Workers across WellMed and across the nation to recognize […]