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Many people have the wrong idea about what happens during colorectal cancer screening. Here, we debunk the myths.
With warmer weather in sight, now is a great time to enjoy the outdoors – and improve your spine health along the way. Learn how.
Our communications director had to navigate dual roles when a shooter was reported at her children’s school. Learn how COVID-19 helped prepare her.
Your colon has an important job to do — and your role is to keep it healthy so it can perform its function well.
We take a look at the most common signs of endometriosis and how your doctor can help eliminate the pain through medications or surgery.
We’re proud to announce that Providence has received numerous awards for our website, including for how we support patients with information online.
The Providence Heart Institute coordinates care for patients while providing them with access to leaders in the field and the latest procedures.
In honor of Social Work Month we recognize the incredible contributions of oncology social workers.
Dr. Hagen Kennecke, a medical oncologist and medical director of gastrointestinal oncology at Providence, talks about what inspires him in his career.
For MS Awareness Week, we’re taking a look at multiple sclerosis — how it happens, who’s at risk and how it’s treated.
Sleep affects every part of our well-being, including our mental health. Learn more from our clinical psychologist and find ways to get the rest you need.
For a Santa Barbara woman, distance is no object when it means receiving the best orthopedic care at Providence Mission Hospital.
As we enter March, learn how Providence is honoring Women’s History Month and this year’s theme of celebrating women who tell our stories.
March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, and Providence is offering a list of resources to help you learn about the disease and screening options.
March is National Nutrition Month, so Providence and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics are sharing tips for maintaining healthy diets.
Climate resiliency impacts how we deliver care to patients, what we bring to our communities and how we operationalize our work.
Now is the time to get back on track with your health and wellness, starting with an annual wellness exam.
In the days leading up to a colonoscopy, it’s a good idea to eat foods that are low in fiber. Here, we give you some ideas.
While eating less food and purging after meals may be easy-to-recognize signs your teen has an eating disorder, we highlight some less-obvious signs.
A women’s health expert explains vaginal infections and shares tips to help recognize this common condition experienced by one-third of all women.