The Alex G. Spanos Heart & Vascular Center opens on the campus of Mercy General Hospital this month. Check out our sneak peek inside this state of the art facility here and learn more about the building and the world class heart care it will house here.



Palladio Spring Fling

Join Dignity Health Sunday April 13th from 1pm to 4pm for the Palladio Spring Fling at Palladio at Broadstone in Folsom. This event will feature a special visit from the Easter Bunny plus plenty of family activities. Don't miss it!

Is Weight Loss Surgery for You?

Gaining weight – and trying to lose that weight – is unfortunately a difficult battle for many women, especially as we age. And while most of us struggle to...

A New Option for Hysterectomies

Hysterectomy is the most common gynecological surgery performed in the US, with more than half a million women undergoing hysterectomy every year. A hysterectomy involves the surgical removal of all or part of a woman's uterus...

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Supporting Mercy for Generations: Agnes Anderson

This month when the new Alex G. Spanos Heart & Vascular Center opens on the campus of Mercy General Hospital, there will be a new place for visitors and patients to experience quiet reflection just outside the hospital...

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Immunizations: Know the Facts

If you are a new parent or about to become a parent, one of the most important things you need to do is familiarize yourself with the immunizations your child will need. Keeping your child up to date...

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An Easy Asparagus Side Dish

This month our recipes focus on fresh spring produce. One of the first arrivals to the farmer's market every year is beautiful California-grown asparagus. These crunchy green spears...

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Gardening Tips: What You
Need to Know about GMOs

We've been getting a lot of questions from customers lately about genetically engineered
plants. To clarify, a genetically modified organism...

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Help Your Kids Spring into Style

For most moms, one of the
many perks of parenting is
dressing our little ones up in
cute, fun styles. Springtime is a wonderful time to clean out...

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Listen to Your Hands

Women are notorious for not
being proactive when it comes
to their health. This is true even
when it comes to their hands...

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Weight Loss Surgery Success Story: Lori Thomas

Lori Thomas spent much of her life in an up and down battle with her weight. "I was overweight as a child... Then I kept it off as a teenager," she remembers. "But then I got really heavy after I had my two kids."

At her heaviest, Lori weighed 297 pounds. She tried every diet she could find and although she usually managed to lose 50 pounds or so, the weight would always creep back...

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