Daily Record – Keeping the cold away

Daily Record – Keeping the cold away

Excerpt from the article written by Anna Elperin This is that time of a year again when common viruses responsible for having sore throat, runny nose, cough, headaches and overall feelings of suffering and torment are running rampant. We all know that feeling unfortunately! Sooner or later we will all pick up something or other and succumb to the viral infection, making us feel miserable. Let’s cover the basics first. Over 90 percent of these...

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Learn, Serve, Enjoy

Learn, Serve, Enjoy

Take a moment to watch a short video, showing all the program and the Yakima valley has to offer. Learn, Serve, and Enjoy with CWFMR.

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Residency Corner January 2016

Residency Corner January 2016

As the year ended it was great fun to look back and reflect on the national activity within the residency with several folks being awarded competitive fellowships or invited for national presentations. In the past year: Kathy Fosnaugh was awarded a Family Medicine Congressional Conference Scholarship. Dr. Fosnaugh travelled to DC and learned about advocacy from professional staff and then was able to practice those new skills talking with...

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Daily Record – Back pain a common ailment

Daily Record – Back pain a common ailment

Excerpt from the article written by Nathan Liya Did you know that 80 percent of all adults will experience some low back pain in their lives? It is also the most common cause of missed work days, as well as the most common cause of disability claims. In terms of mortality and/or poor quality of life, chronic low back pain (defined as low back pain persisting greater than 12 weeks) ranks third; only ischemic heart disease and chronic obstructive...

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Daily Record – Don’t put off your eye health

Daily Record – Don’t put off your eye health

Excerpt from the article written by Nathan Liya When was the last time you saw your eye doctor? Do you have diabetes? Do you have glasses? Do you have glaucoma? These are some common questions you may be asked at a health care encounter. Your doctor isn’t asking questions for no reason. Diabetic retinopathy — a diabetes complication that affects the eyes — is the most common cause of blindness in the U.S., affecting more than half of the...

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