Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

National Nutrition Month—Foods to help boost our memories

During the month of March the Shingletown Medical Center will be sharing information regarding National Nutrition Month®, which is when the Academy of Nutrition...

Five tips to kick bad eating habits to the curb

 During the month of March the Shingletown Medical Center shared information regarding National Nutrition Month®, which is when the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics...

National Wear Red Day gives awareness for women’s heart disease

Mark your Calendar - Friday, February 3rd is National Wear Red Day  Do you know what causes heart disease in women? What about the survival...

Dignity Health Mercy Medical Center Redding welcomes Todd Smith as new...

Dignity Health Mercy Medical Center Redding is proud to announce that after three months of conducting an extensive nation-wide search, Todd Smith has accepted...

Shasta County community seeing declining numbers in cancer deaths

Shasta County residents are seeing declining numbers of cancer deaths and local mothers are very good at introducing their children to breastfeeding. However, we...

March Is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month – learn key statistics...

What is colorectal cancer? Colorectal cancer is a cancer that starts in the colon or the rectum. These cancers can also be named colon...

Ideas for a Healthy Valentine’s Day from SMC

 Before Valentine's Day turns into just one more sugary feast, it's a good idea to come up with some Valentine's Day treats that are...

Telehealth debuts at the Redding Veterans Home

The Veterans Home of California in Redding has begun bringing specialty health care to its home without patients having to leave the premises. A...

Covered California Exective Director releases statement on the House passage of...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Covered California Executive Director Peter V. Lee released the following statement on the passing of the American Health Care Act by...

Shingletown Medical Center gives advice on how to quit smoking successfully

  Do you want to quit smoking? Have you tried to quit before and failed to quit? Are you shocked at the $2.00 added...

RN looking for PTSD women volunteers for acupuncture study

Recruiting for doctorate research on acupuncture and PTSD Study will start in Spring, 2017, in Redding As part of the requirements for my Doctorate in Acupuncture...

A healthy recipe to celebrate heart healthy month

Heart Healthy Recipe for American Heart Month  February is American Heart Month. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, cardiovascular disease affects millions...