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Ask a Doctor - 2 Min Read
Colonoscopy Myths vs. Facts
Although colonoscopies get a bad rap, they aren’t as terrible as you might think. Overlake colorectal surgeons Preetha Ali, MD, and Ian White, MD, debunk common myths about these important cancer screening procedures.
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Living Well - 4 Min Read
What Patients In Cancer Treatment Should Know About COVID-19
Those undergoing cancer treatment may want to know if they are at increased risk of contracting COVID-19 infection, and if they are at increased risk of COVID-19 complications. Overlake medical oncologist Stephen Lemon, MD discusses the risk and steps patients should take to keep safe during the pandemic.
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Living Well - 3 Min Read
Keep Kids' Vaccines on Schedule
In the current state of the world, parents can be nervous about taking their child to the doctor. As a result, vaccines and development screenings are being delayed. Overlake's Dr. Greg Maddox explains why it’s important not to skip these appointments.
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Living Well - 3 Min Read
5 Tips for Emotional Health
There is a lot of focus on how to take care of our physical health during COVID-19, but how do we cope with the mental health struggles we are experiencing? Caroline Cutrone, a social worker with Overlake's Outpatient Psychiatry clinic, gives five concrete tips on how to take care of our emotions during this time.
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Living Well - 2 Min Read
Keeping Your Joints Healthy at Any Age
Our hip and knee joints do so much work for our bodies to move day in and day out. It’s no wonder after years of wear and tear that millions of Americans are affected by degenerative joint disease. Overlake primary care physician, Sean Yang, MD, shares what you can do to keep your hip and knee joints healthy.
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Nutrition - 3 Min Read
How to Read the 2020 Nutrition Labels
This year, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) required food manufacturers to switch to the updated nutrition facts label on packaged foods and drinks. It is the first major update to the label in over 20 years. Learn what the changes are and how to read them so you can be armed to make healthy choices.
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Living Well - 1 Min Read
Getting Through This Together
It is times of difficulty that truly test a community’s character. In the time of COVID-19, our Eastside community has proven itself generous, steadfast and unstinting in its support for caregivers and its concern for one another.
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Living Well - 1 Min Read
We Love Our #OverlakeHeroes
Caregivers at Overlake have been at the heart of this global health crisis since COVID-19 emerged in our region, supporting our community when it needs them most. Their commitment is an inspiration to us all.