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Visiting specialists
Visiting specialists

These specialist come to you

Local patients can see an array of specialists without traveling out of the county, thanks to Blue Mountain Hospital.

Margie Molitor, Blue Mountain Hospital Interim CEO, said the doctors visit the county...

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Who Needs More Information on Diabetes?

By Greg Armstrong

Globally, there were an estimated 371 million people living with diabetes in 2012. Diabetes claimed the lives of 4.8 million people in 2012, half of which were under the age of 60. Perhaps the most alarming statistic is that 50...

Quality Healthcare - Close to home
Quality Healthcare - Close to home

Family Medicine with Obstetrics

Education:

Utah State University, B.S. Biology

Cum Laude, Oregon Health & Science

University, M.D.

Board Certification: Family Medicine

Medical License: Oregon

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Directory of Businesses
Directory of Businesses

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The Mouth Body Connection
The Mouth Body Connection

Dentists have observed that illnesses and conditions of the mouth, gums, and teeth are directly related to illnesses and conditions in the rest of the body. Research is backing this up. Inflammation and bacterial infections in the mouth and diseases...

Fostering healthy eating habits in children
Fostering healthy eating habits in children

If kids had their way, pizza, chicken fingers and French fries would make up a significant portion of their diets. But parents know they must make kids’ culinary choices for them so youngsters get all of the vitamins and nutrients they need to...

Five Minutes or Less for Health
Five Minutes or Less for Health

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention offers a nifty feature on its website: Five Minutes or Less for Health.

A recently weekly tip urged people to “make health your resolution” in 2015. The feature offered several ways to...

Quality Healthcare Close to Home
Quality Healthcare Close to Home

The mission of Blue Mountain Hospital is to provide compassionate, comprehensive, community healthcare that meet our customers’ expectations.

Our mission, as well as our vision and values, serves as a guideline for daily decision making...

Blue Mountain Care Center
Blue Mountain Care Center

Blue Mountain Care Center, a 40-bed, intermediate care facility in Prairie City, is a nonprofit organization that is part of the Blue Mountain Hospital District. We are Medicaid certified only (not Medicare), providing long-term care, day care and...

Quit smoking for a new lease on life
Quit smoking for a new lease on life

JOHN DAY – Each fall, the Grant County Health Department promotes the American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout, but health officials add you don’t have to pick a certain month to take this step toward better...

Working toward a healthier community
Working toward a healthier community

JOHN DAY – Healthy Together, a new project up and running in Grant County, has just one simple purpose: to encourage healthy lifestyle choices for everyone.

The project offers free monthly informational events for the community on a...