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IBS Awareness Month

IBS Awareness Month 2022 Mark Olsen, MBA April 8, 2022 Instagram Facebook LinkedIn Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common disorder that affects the digestive system. The American College of Gastroenterology reported that “IBS is a very common disorder and scientific tests show that about 10% to 15% of people in the United States have it.”
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Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month 2022

Mark Olsen, MBAMarch 4, 2022InstagramFacebookLinkedInCross Valley Health & Medicine celebrates National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month each March. Each year, healthcare providers take this month to provide their patients with extra education about diseases of the colon and rectum. The promotion of screenings and tips for prevention are widespread for this time of year. “If you’re
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Five Medical Topics Every Gay Man Should Know

Five Medical Topics Every Gay Man Should KnowMark Olsen, MBAJanuary 21, 2022InstagramFacebookLinkedInFinding a gay-doctor can be tricky, but it does not have to feel impossible. Like everyone else looking for a healthcare professional, you want your needs taken seriously and respected by the doctor rendering treatment. It also can be challenging to know how or
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The Health Benefits of Yoga

The Health Benefits of YogaMark Olsen, MBAJanuary 7, 2022InstagramFacebookLinkedInInterested in improving your balance, pain relief, increasing your heart’s health, and reducing stress all at once, then give yoga a try. Yoga offers all of the mentioned these, and more, physical and mental health benefits for people of all ages. The Ministry of External Affairs of India classifies
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What is a Medication-Assisted Treatment Program

What is a Medication-Assisted Treatment ProgramMark Olsen, MBADecember 13, 2021InstagramFacebookLinkedInThe Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) reported that “in 2018, an estimated 2 million people had an opioid use disorder which includes prescription pain medication containing opiates and heroin.” Even though with that many individuals who suffer from a substance abuse, believe it
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How To Keep Your Skin Healthy

FacebookInstagramLinkedIn In the spirit of celebrating November as National Healthy Skin Month set by the American Academy of Dermatology Association, we will be providing some tips and tricks on how to keep your skin shining and healthy. Before we dive into those, we first have to identify what skin type you have. How do I
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Cross Valley Celebrates Nurse Practitioner Week 2021

Facebook Instagram LinkedIn The American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) celebrates November 7, 2021 to November 13, 2021 as the National Nurse Practitioner Week. The AANP describes this week to “celebrate these exceptional health care providers and to remind lawmakers of  the importance of removing outdated barriers to practice to nurse practitioners (NPs) will be
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Alzheimer’s Awareness Month 2021

FacebookInstagramLinkedIn Alzheimer’s is defined by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) as “a progressive disease beginning with mild memory loss possibly leading to loss of the ability to carry on a conversation and respond to the environment”. Even with over 6.2 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s, there are still quite a few people who do
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Healthcare Panel With Mount Saint Mary College

FacebookInstagramLinkedInCross Valley Health & Medicine’s Christian J. Plaza, MBA, MSN, FNP-C (Clinical & Business Director) and Kyle Russo, MBA (Practice Manager) attended a healthcare panel sponsored by Mount Saint Mary College (MSMC) School of Business on Wednesday, November 3 at 6:00 p.m. The healthcare panel was held both in-person and virtually through Zoom.The healthcare panel
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