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Why Washing Your Hands Is So Important

2019-12-05T16:32:42-07:00Primary Care/General Health, Your Health Articles|

By Lauren Glendenning, For Memorial Regional Health It’s National Hand-Washing Awareness Week Washing your hands is the best way to stop the spread of germs, but you have to wash them properly in order to be effective.  “People who are sick can easily spread germs everywhere they go. Germs get into your body through [...]

Quit Smoking Now Before It’s Too Late

2019-11-14T13:38:32-07:00Primary Care/General Health, Your Health Articles|

By Lauren Glendenning, For Memorial Regional Health The Great American Smokeout, a National Initiative That Encourages Smokers to Quit, Is Nov. 21 Smoking can cause 16 different types of cancer, as well as heart disease, stroke and other serious health problems; yet more than 34 million Americans still smoke cigarettes.  The American Cancer Society [...]

Living Well: Craig Family Uses MRH for Generations

2019-09-25T14:23:34-07:00Living Well Articles, Primary Care/General Health|

Multiple generations of the Hadley, Merrick and Klimper families gather together to talk about the care they’ve all received from longtime family physician, Dr. Larry Kipe. The Benefits of Having a Personal Primary Care Provider for Your Family For four generations and counting, the Merrick, Hadley and Klimper families have [...]

Pain in the Jaw? It Could Be a TMJ Disorder

2019-09-17T12:53:15-07:00Primary Care/General Health, Your Health Articles|

By Lauren Glendenning, For Memorial Regional Health TMJ Disorders Can Cause Clicking Noises, Pain and Tenderness in the Jaw There’s a hinge that connects the side of the skull to the lower jaw that makes it possible to open and close our mouths. This hinge, the temporomandibular joint (TMJ), can get injured or damaged [...]