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When a hernia happens

Hernias are common. They can affect men, women and children. A combination of muscle weakness and straining, such as with heavy lifting, might contribute.

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PRMC, CERT have decontamination drill

In a combined community response drill, Payson Regional Medical Center and the Payson area Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) rallied in the early hours of Thursday, July 24 to prepare a portable emergency decontamination unit. After a morning briefing and inventory preparation, the team set out to raise the structure and test it in a timely fashion.

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The healthiest vegetable? – Bok Choy?

The Healthy Foodie

While waiting for my daughter to finish up taking a break at Trader Joe’s, I filled my time by reading the dry erase board covered with messages for the staff.

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PRMC brings Electronic Health Records to patients

Payson Regional Medical Center wants to help create a healthier community by encouraging patients to become active partners in their care by accessing, adding and managing online health-related data.

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Naps are more than nice, they’re good for you

According to the National Sleep Foundation, a short nap of 20 to 30 minutes can improve alertness and performance without creating feelings of grogginess or interfering with nighttime sleep.

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Ask the pharmacist

Question: Can an antihistamine be taken with high blood pressure medications?

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Senior Circle Calendar of Events: Week of July 28

MONDAY: Tai Chi 9-10 a.m.

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Payson Care Center achieves two major milestones

Payson Care Center has achieved two major milestones under the leadership of Executive Director Jason “Norm” Norman.

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Payson Care Center maintains 5-star quality measures rating by Medicare.gov

Medicare offers a useful website not only to research information on Medicare but also on skilled nursing or short-term rehabilitation facilities.

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At last! Permission to drink whole milk

The Healthy Foodie

Since I was a kid, I’ve heard “Drink skim milk, it’s better for you.”

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That pain in your head could be caused by many things

There are at least a dozen types of headaches. “At least,” according to Dr. Kristi Gill, D.O. a Payson neurologist.

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Nutrients bred out of food long ago

The Healthy Foodie

When I was a kid, I hated vegetables. When I went to the salad bar, all I would fill my bowl with were those sliced red beets.

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New service for patients from PRMC

Payson Regional Medical Center is instituting a new service for its patients — the My Health Home patient portal.

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Weekly Calendar of Events – July 15

Monday: Tai Chi 9-10 a.m.

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PRMC Pastoral Care Program

The Pastoral Care Program at Payson Regional Medical Center supports the spiritual care of patients, families and staff.

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