A New Option for Hysterectomies
Hysterectomy is the most common gynecological surgery performed in the US, with more than half a million women undergoing hysterectomy every year. A hysterectomy involves the surgical removal of all or part of a woman's uterus...
Supporting Mercy for Generations: Agnes Anderson
This month when the new Alex G. Spanos Heart & Vascular Center opens on the campus of Mercy General Hospital, there will be a new place for visitors and patients to experience quiet reflection just outside the hospital...
Immunizations: Know the Facts
If you are a new parent or about to become a parent, one of the most important things you need to do is familiarize yourself with the immunizations your child will need. Keeping your child up to date...
An Easy Asparagus Side Dish
This month our recipes focus on fresh spring produce. One of the first arrivals to the farmer's market every year is beautiful California-grown asparagus. These crunchy green spears...
Gardening Tips: What You
Need to Know about GMOs
We've been getting a lot of questions from customers lately about genetically engineered
plants. To clarify, a genetically modified organism...
Help Your Kids Spring into Style
For most moms, one of the
many perks of parenting is
dressing our little ones up in
cute, fun styles. Springtime is a wonderful time to clean out...
Listen to Your Hands
Women are notorious for not
being proactive when it comes
to their health. This is true even
when it comes to their hands...
Weight Loss Surgery Success Story: Lori Thomas
Lori Thomas spent much of her life in an up and down battle with her weight. "I was overweight as a child... Then I kept it off as a teenager," she remembers. "But then I got really heavy after I had my two kids."
At her heaviest, Lori weighed 297 pounds. She tried every diet she could find and although she usually managed to lose 50 pounds or so, the weight would always creep back...