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How to prepare for your first Mammogram

How to prepare for your first Mammogram

By: Rochelle Somers, Lead Mammography Technologist in the Delta County Memorial Hospital Mammography Department Preparing for your first mammogram can be intimidating, but at Delta County Memorial Hospital (DCMH) our team of highly trained professionals are here to...

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The Delta County Memorial Hospital T-PAC Program

The Delta County Memorial Hospital T-PAC Program

By Brandi Vela Once it comes time to discharge or transition from the hospital, you may need to receive continued support as you recover. Your care team at Delta County Memorial Hospital (DCMH) will help you determine the type of post-acute care that you may need, and...

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What is Workman’s Comp? Safety in the Workplace

What is Workman’s Comp? Safety in the Workplace

Safety inside and outside of the workplace has become increasingly crucial now, more than ever. With the global pandemic underway, the National Safety Council (NSC) is focused on saving lives and preventing injuries by providing real-time, relevant sources on a...

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Cancer Prevention

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has listed a number of risk factors and the risks associated with these cancers. The following is a list of the most common: Alcohol: breast, colorectal, esophagus, head and neck, and liver cancers Asbestos: larynx,...

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What is Behavioral Health?

By: Becky Ela, LCSW At DCMH's Family Medicine, West Elk clinic and Internal Medicine, we have a staff of Behavioral Health Specialists (BHS) who offer whole person-care for your body and mind. What is Integrated Care? Integrated Health Care is a practice that focuses...

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Melanoma

By: Dordina Rouch, M.D. After returning from a beach-based reunion of my college friends a few years ago, I was dutifully "liking" our pictures on Facebook when I noticed a big, dark ugly thing on my chest. Where did that come from? I made an appointment with my...

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Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

Did you know the recommendations for cervical cancer screenings have changed? Many of you will remember when you were asked to go in every year for your "Pap smear". It became so routine that patients were often not sure when they were due for a Pap smear and when...

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