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June is Medication Safety Month

June is Medication Safety Month

By Dr. Belinda Lear, Primary Care Provider at Summit Pacific Healthcare Clinic Medication safety is an important topic that we as providers and patients often overlook. While we often focus on why we should take medications, we need to be aware of the potential adverse effects from

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National Physical Fitness and Sports Month

National Physical Fitness and Sports Month

Joseph Kohn, ARNP Same Day Clinic Provider For many of us, this time of year is the start of “activity season.” The weather is finally warming up and drying out, at least partly. The month of May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month, which means it

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Meet Naturopathic Physician, Dr. Nicole Taylor

Dr. Nicole Taylor is a naturopathic physician providing family medicine to people of all ages with a focus in women’s health, from adolescence through and beyond menopause. She is available at both Summit Pacific Medical Center in Elma, or at our McCleary Healthcare Clinic. Call 360-346-2222 today

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STD Awareness

STD Awareness

By Dr. John Rodakowski Sexually transmitted infections are caused either by bacteria or viruses that are transmitted from one person to the other, usually through sexual intercourse, though they can all be passed from a mother to her infant during childbirth and some can be transmitted through

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March is Colorectal Cancer Screening & Awareness Month

March is Colorectal Cancer Screening & Awareness Month

By Bonnie McReynolds, ARNP Happy March! A time to celebrate daffodils, longer daylight and colorectal cancer screening. Yes, colorectal cancer screening is something to be celebrated! Worldwide, colon cancer is the second most common cancer diagnosis in women and third most common in men. In the United

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Lower Your Risk of Heart Disease

Lower Your Risk of Heart Disease

By Kristi Eilers, RN, MSN, Care Coordinator We are going to talk about heart health to fit in with the month’s theme of love and Valentine’s Day! Your heart functions as the centerpiece of your circulation system. The heart works to pump blood to your body, delivering

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Cervical Health Awareness Month

Cervical Health Awareness Month

By Tanya Weber, RN, Care Coordinator In honor of Cervical Health Awareness Month, we would like to share some women’s health reminders. All women are at risk for cervical cancer although it occurs most often in women over 30. Each year 12,000 women in the US are

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December is Stress Management Month

December is Stress Management Month

Submitted by Matthew Rosales, RN, MSN When it comes to the holidays we always think of family, friends, fun and of course, food. For many people, the holidays can often be a stressful time. Stress in small amounts can be a good thing as it motivates you

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Meet Dr. Belinda Lear and Dr. Brian Lear

Both Dr. Belinda Lear and Dr. Brian Lear have been welcomed to Summit Pacific Medical Center’s primary care team and have begun seeing patients. Learn more about Dr. Belinda and Dr. Brian in the KXRO Newsradio interview below. Call 360-346-2222 today to schedule an appointment!

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Preparing for Flu Season

Preparing for Flu Season

Submitted by Dr. Kenneth Dietrich, Chief Medical Officer We are entering influenza season and have already diagnosed patients with the virus at our facilities this year. Many people will become infected over the next few months as influenza season peaks. We thought that this would be a good

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Upcoming Events

Sep
25
Tue
6:00 PM Diabetic Support Group
Diabetic Support Group
Sep 25 @ 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Diabetic Support Group
Want to meet other individuals with diabetes? Join our support group! – A social networking group – Meet other individuals affected by diabetes – Share individual experience – Learn from peers – Learn more about diabetes management. TIME: 6—7 P.M. DATE: 4th Tuesday of the Month LOCATION:
Oct
4
Thu
5:30 PM Ladies’ Night Out @ Summit Pacific Medical Center
Ladies’ Night Out @ Summit Pacific Medical Center
Oct 4 @ 5:30 PM
Ladies' Night Out @ Summit Pacific Medical Center | Elma | Washington | United States
Ladies’ Night Out Thursday, October 4, 5:30 PM — 8 PM at the Grays Harbor County Fairgrounds A free women’s health workshop! Take a peek at some of last year’s photos and see RSVP details once they are posted. Learn More
Oct
13
Sat
8:30 AM Peak Health 5k @ Summit Pacific Medical Center
Peak Health 5k @ Summit Pacific Medical Center
Oct 13 @ 8:30 AM – 10:30 AM
Peak Health 5k @ Summit Pacific Medical Center | Elma | Washington | United States
5k Fun Run Saturday, October 13, 8:30 a.m. at Summit Pacific Medical Center Join us for a 5k before attending our annual Wellness Fair! All levels of runners and walkers welcome. Join us as we take off from the SPMC campus and go on an easy going trek

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