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Are These Breast Cancer Myths Fact or Fiction?

October is breast cancer awareness month. To help you determine fact from fiction here are 5 common myth’s followed by information to help you uncover the truth. Myth #1: All of us have cancer cells in our body. It is just a matter of time for them to be...

6 Ways to Keep Your Teeth Healthy

Healthy teeth and gums are a result of good oral habits. However, brushing and flossing alone is not enough to maintain a healthy mouth. Discover ways to have strong teeth below. 1. Brush gently and regularly with fluoride.Apart from brushing after every meal, it is...

What is Health Literacy?

Taking charge of your health is good. Understanding your health and how it works is even better. For patients, health literacy is a person’s ability to receive, process, and understand basic health information and services to make appropriate decisions about...

COVID-19 Screening at SCHC Locations

Seeking care for your health at a health care facility should provide you with a safe experience that helps promote good health. This becomes more challenging amid a pandemic with a very contagious and potentially very harmful virus in our community. We are making...

Mindful Parenting Workshops

Parenting can be challenging under the best of circumstance. Learning how to take care of oneself and showing oneself compassion is essential. Mindfulness is helpful for parents because it allows people to see things as they are in moment even when it is challenging....

How to Tell if Your Child has an Ear Infection and What To Do

Ear infections in children are more prevalent than you think. But, most ear infections when caught early, are not serious. Here’s how you can tell if your child has an ear infection. If your child cannot say “My ear/s hurt,” then these are the...

Listen to the KTNA interview with our new CEO and CMO

Meet our new Chief Executive Officer, Randall Kowalke and Chief Medical Officer, Paul Forman, MD. Together in this interview with Phillip Manning of KTNA, they outline new initiatives and a path forward for balancing services in the northern valley with the lower...

Live Longer, Adopt a Healthy Lifestyle

Every day people are faced with challenges like getting along with friends, family, and co-workers, paying your bills, getting yourself and family off to work and school, etc. With all the daily items on our to-do list trying to live a healthy lifestyle often ends up...

Three Signs That Indicate Your Child May Have Vision Problems

As children grow from year to year, so does their vision. During childhood there may be obvious signs where parents can tell that their child has vision problems; symptoms such as squinting, holding a book very close to their face, or complain about blurry vision....