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Opioid Safety Begins With You

December 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

The epidemic of opioid addiction and death has captured media headlines and political focus but one of the most important steps in the fight begins right in your own home: securing these prescription medications so they don't get into the wrong hands.

Some 1,500 young adults misuse opioids daily in the United States, says NorthBay Healthcare Chief Medical Officer Seth Kaufman,...
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Some Handy Information on Carpal Tunnel

November 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

There is no shortage of ailments to the hands and wrists that can cause discomfort and disabilities.

The good news is there are many treatment options for hand and wrist ailments, as well.

One common problem seen by NorthBay Healthcare experts is carpal tunnel syndrome. Carpal tunnel syndrome is a condition that causes numbness, tingling and other symptoms in the hand and...
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Some Tips on Halloween Safety

October 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

Halloween is an exciting time for kids. They get to dress up, stay up late and eat candy. But all that excitement comes with some risks, so parents need to take some simple steps to make sure their youngsters stay safe, happy and healthy.

Costume safety is the first step in preparing your little one for the big night. Costumes should...
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Know Your Breast Cancer Risk Factors

October 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Not counting some kinds of skin cancer, breast cancer in the United States is the most common cancer in women and the American Cancer Society estimates that more than 265,000 news cases will be diagnosed in women this year.

With those kinds of statistic, it's important for every woman to understand her risk of developing...
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Stay Active, Stay Healthy

October 04, 2018 | 0 Comments

Remaining active and staying healthy go hand-in-hand, according to NorthBay Healthcare physician Angela Lim, D.O., a specialist in osteopathic manipulative medicine (OMM).

Numerous studies have shown the importance of diet and physical activity in maintaining health. Being physically active helps control weight, combats disease, improves mood, boosts energy, and promotes better sleep.

"Our bodies are made to move, so it's important to...
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