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Advice for Healthy Living

March 25th, 2022

Women’s History Month: Words of Wisdom

Elizabeth Glazier, MD/MPH, WellMed Chief of Supportive Care Editor’s note: Dr. Elizabeth Glazier was among a selection of women leaders across Optum care delivery organizations, including WellMed, asked to share […]

February 18th, 2022

Black History Month: A time to look back and forward

Black History Month is a time to appreciate contributions Black Americans have made to our country, and to recognize and address the ongoing struggle for equality. Dr. Huelen Smith, lead […]

January 18th, 2022

Do your part during blood donation month

The American Red Cross has a constant and ongoing need for blood and platelet donations. The supply of blood products tends to be critically low this time of year. This […]

November 22nd, 2021

Understanding Diabetes

By: Manuel Jain, MD What is diabetes? Diabetes is a condition in which your blood sugar, also known as blood glucose, is excessively high. Insulin, a hormone, normally aids in […]

November 12th, 2021

BREATHE through the holidays

By: Dr. Jamie Huysman, PsyD, LCSW Why is breathing  4-7-8 – so helpful and what does it do for us? Conscious Breathing during these challenging Covid-19 times is sweeping our […]

November 10th, 2021

Understanding PTSD in Veterans

By: Andrew MacKinnon, MD Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a serious mental health concern that can affect the entire body, a common diagnosis in veterans. Developing PTSD involves living in […]

November 9th, 2021

National Nurse Practitioner Week

Nurse practitioner Tiffany Todd challenges others to never stop learning. Todd developed a love for learning at a young age. The daughter of two educators, she was reminded that there […]

November 5th, 2021

Know the Symptoms of Ovarian Cancer

Cancer starts when cells in the body begin to grow out of control. Cells in nearly any part of the body can become cancerous and can spread. Ovarian cancers were […]

October 26th, 2021

October is breast cancer awareness month

This annual campaign began in October 1985 as an organized movement to raise awareness of and money for breast cancer research, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and finding a cure. It also […]

October 20th, 2021

Medical Assistant Week: For Our Family

It has been a beautiful experience working with patients since the day I started as a Medical Assistant (MA) with WellMed. They are like my own family. We serve a mostly older […]