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Aging and your health: It doesn’t have to be a midlife crisis

In between hectic work schedules, visits with the family and volunteering at church, women in their 40s and 50s need to relax … and see their doctor. Many health issues pop up during these years and, according to Marshall Medical family medicine Dr. Steve Uzelac, having regular check-ups is the best way for women to […]

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Cook for your heart

The American Heart Association makes the following recommendations Stock up on heart-healthy cookbooks and recipes for cooking ideas. Use “choice” or “select” grades of beef rather than “prime,” and be sure to trim the fat off the edges before cooking. Use cuts of red meat and pork labeled “loin” and “round,” as they usually have […]

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Straight from the heart: Cardiologist offers health advice

Marshall Medical’s Dr. Scott Yoder is fond of saying, “Women are mysterious,” and by the twinkle in his eye you can tell he means in more ways than one — but during a visit at his office on Fowler Way in Placerville, it was clear he was talking about the often mysterious signs of heart […]

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Essure offers peace of mind

Permanent birth control procedure is safe, effective Women reaching a time in their lives when they know they don’t want any more (or any) children have many options — some extreme and some, like Essure, less shocking to the body. Essure, a permanent sterilization procedure performed in doctors’ offices and operating rooms, requires little anesthesia, […]

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Cancer info

The chance that breast cancer will be responsible for a woman’s death is about 1 in 35 (about 3 percent). Death rates from breast cancer have been declining since about 1990, with larger decreases in women younger than 50. These decreases are believed to be the result of earlier detection through screening and increased awareness, […]

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Cancer Resource Center: A one-stop shop for treatment, information, support

By Jessica Pratt With such a huge prevalence of breast cancer in the United States, doctors have been spreading information about research, treatment methods and health tips to prevent this disease from affecting more women than it already has. One physician helping further the cause of breast cancer prevention and treatment is Dr. Lin Soe […]

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Marshall’s new Birth Place will pamper mom & baby

Marshall Medical Center’s doctors and nurses who work at The Birth Place have always been of the highest caliber. Soon, the facility where they work will enjoy the same reputation. Imagine moving from a 4,000-square-foot building built in 1957 into a 17,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art facility built just for you. It’s almost as joyous as having a […]

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