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St. John’s Regional Medical Center to Host Free Pre-Diabetes and Diabetes Empowerment Education Program

OXNARD, CA – St. John’s Regional Medical Center (SJRMC), a Dignity Health hospital is pleased to offer a free Diabetes Empowerment Education Program (DEEP) for individuals living with pre-diabetes and diabetes. DEEP is a series of six free, two-hour classes tailored to provide community members with the tools to manage and live well with pre-diabetes and diabetes. The program, offered in English and Spanish ...

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Poor Posture Takes a Toll

That’s because, as the American Journal of Pain Management notes, a person’s posture affects and moderates every physiological function, from breathing to hormonal production. Yes, you read that right. Every physiological function. ...

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Swallow Those Supplements with Care

Many Americans concede they have too many pills already, and yet they keep adding dietary and herbal supplements to their home pharmacies. Researcher Dima Qato at the University of Illinois, Chicago, led one 2016 study that found more than two-thirds ...

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How to Research and Reduce Healthcare Costs

Bottom line: There are very few industries going through as much change as healthcare. Universal coverage is good, but it's important to know exactly what it pays for before you need it. Set aside time to think through your health issues and do your research to help reduce healthcare ...

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Seven Steps To Stop Summer Colds

Summer colds are the worst — hands down. Instead of enjoying the weather, you’re sniffling and sneezing. Many people think it’s air conditioning or a fans that cause it, but the bigger question is, how do you stop it? Here’s seven steps to not only stop your summer cold ...

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Get Involved in Preventing Mosquitoes

When hosting guests outside, keep the air moving. Using a fan where you and your guests may lounge makes it less likely mosquitoes will land on you. These pests are not strong fliers, so circulating air can make an outside gathering more pleasant. ...

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Twelve Myths About Hearing Loss

False. This may have been true many years ago for some conditions, but with today's advances, nearly 95 percent of people with hearing loss caused by problems with the inner ear can be helped with hearing aids. ...

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