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Being healthy starts well before you ever get sick and need a doctor. Preventative health care can go a long way toward keeping your immune system strong and helping you physically and mentall…

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Every time you go to the doctor, she’s going to take a couple of numbers that can tell you a lot about your health. High cholesterol and high blood pressure can both lead to or be symptomatic …

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Heart disease is the No. 1 cause of death for Americans, for both men and women and most ethnicities; for American Indians and Asians/Pacific Islanders, heart disease is second to cancer in ca…

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Influenza isn’t just a cold on steroids. This disease, which resurfaces every fall and can be a health risk well into the next spring, can knock even the healthiest people out of commission fo…

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Weight is no one’s favorite topic, but it is an important factor in your health. Being overweight or obese puts people at greater risk of being diagnosed with chronic conditions like diabetes,…

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How you handle stress is a huge factor in the rest of your health as well as your overall quality of life. Poor stress management can make you feel under the weather, exacerbate conditions you…

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Massage therapy has many health benefits, from general relaxation to injury recovery.

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We have entered 2018! Can you believe it?

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The unthinkable happens. You have been injured or have an illness that severely affects your ability to be independent. Now what? Well, once your doctor has cleared you after your surgery or h…

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Radiology is now the key diagnostic tool for many diseases and has an important role in monitoring treatment and predicting outcome.

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The National Diabetes Prevention Program is a yearlong lifestyle change program in which participants meet in a group with a trained lifestyle coach.

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The Blue Mountain Hospital Auxiliary is a volunteer program established to work for the benefit of the Blue Mountain Hospital and assist the various departments of the facility in any way possible.

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The Blue Mountain Healthcare Foundation is a local non-profit organization that plays a crucial role in keeping Blue Mountain Hospital one of the most modern rural hospitals in Oregon. Communi…

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According to a Swedish study published Nov. 17 in the journal Scientific Reports, owning a dog could lengthen lifespans. Physical exercise, social interaction and immunity are the benefits fro…

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Community Counseling Solutions provides mental health and addiction services in Morrow, Wheeler, Gilliam and Grant counties.

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Let’s save our teeth!

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The Blue Mountain Hospital District Cardiopulmonary Department operates under the auspices of a medical director and serves in the capacity of direct patient care and diagnostics, providing qu…

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Did you know we have a team of people who go to people’s homes to provide end of life care? We have nurses, a social worker, aides, a spiritual counselor and a medical director who make up the…

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Although known for its forests and mountains and country lifestyle, Grant County also features a flourishing rural hospital that offers many of the services available at larger institutions in…

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Compliant, compliance, words we use in positive situations. When the opposite is true, then we have a negative situation. At franchises like Subway, they must be in compliance with all the fra…

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Baking can be a relaxing and rewarding pastime that parents can share with their children. Baking promotes a variety of skills, including the ability to follow instructions and make measuremen…

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Blue Mountain Care Center (BMCC) is a 40-bed, intermediate care facility. The care center is a non-profit organization that is part of the Blue Mountain Hospital District. We are Medicaid cert…

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Blue Mountain Hospital is not only located in a beautiful community, but we have a great nursing staff. Our nurses have an average of 15 years of experience. They are qualified and they contin…

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The Grant County Health Department’s team of health professionals, led by Jessica Winegar, offers a wide variety of services, including primary care, acute care, physicals, reproductive health…

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Blue Mountain Hospice started in 2005 and has had the privilege of serving those in Grant County who are facing a terminal diagnosis. We provide Hospice care 24/7 and we travel all over the co…

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Hunger can be a difficult hurdle to clear for people looking to lose weight. While nutritious foods don’t lack for taste, many people adapting to new diets featuring healthy, low-calorie foods…

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The Cardiopulmonary department at Blue Mountain Hospital (BMH) performs a diversity of therapeutic and diagnostic cardiac and respiratory procedures using appropriate treatment modalities with…

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JOHN DAY – The School-based Health Center located at Grant Union Junior-Senior High School offers health care for Grant County students and school staff.

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This delicious dip won’t pack on the pounds and makes a great snack with carrot and celery sticks and slices of bell pepper, cucumber or jicama. It’s flavorful and you can adjust the texture a…