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  • Pain Relief - And a New Lease on Life - Local Resident's Successful Back Surgery

    Ted Dedmon's back pain was so intense, it severely limited his ability to care for himself. Relief came through a surgery led by famed neurosurgeon Sandeep Kunwar, MD. Continue reading
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  • Find Your Joy with a Fresh Approach to Life and Health

    Find Your Joy with a Fresh Approach to Life and Health Joy can be like a bubbling underground spring that wells up within us, but you also can be an attitude, a choice. Like a muscle, joy needs to be exercised to remain vibrant and healthy. “Life can be stressful for many of us,” says Victoria Leiphart, MD, a gynecologist with Washington Township Medical Foundation who frequently gives ...
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  • Feeling Sad? It May Be the Time of Year

    Fall is heading towards winter. The days continue to be shorter. Some days you get ready for work in the dark and at the end of the day, head home in the dark. Your spirits seem down, but you don’t really know why. Could it be tied to the time of year? Yes, notes Dr. Lincy Mathew, a Washington Township Medical Foundation primary care physician Continue Reading
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  • Wildfire Smoke Exacerbates Poor Air Quality

    The current fires in the North Bay are resulting in extremely poor air quality in the Tri-City Area and surrounding cities. In this article, Dr. Jason Chu, a board-certified pulmonologist and internal medicine phsician explains the short-term and long-term effects on a person's ability to breathe.
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  • Are You Getting Enough Sleep?

    We all know we need to eat right and exercise to achieve optimum health. But what about sleep? In this article, Dr. Leiphart discusses the link between sleep and health. Read more here. You can also attend the free seminar on Wednesday, November 28th. Details here.
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  • How to Fight Off the Flu - Simple Preventive Steps

    In this article, Physician Assistant, Katie Vigano offers simple suggestions to make a big difference in fighting the flu. Read the full article here.
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  • Washington Hospital's Nakamura Clinic in Union City Welcomes Longtime Fremont Physician

    Dr. Harprett S. Dhillon, a longtime Fremont area physician, has joined the medical staff at Washington Hospital’s Nakamura Clinic in Union City. Read More here.
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  • Washington Sports Medicine Doctor Shares His Exceptional Views of "March Madness"

    In this article, you can learn more about local orthopedic surgeon, Russell Nord, MD, as he served as the conference physician at West Coast Conference basketball tournament. Read full article here.
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  • Weight Management May Include Surgery Options

    In this article, Dr. Barrie discusses effective and practical approaches to maintaining a healthy weight. Read the full article here.
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  • Local Man Grateful for Life-Saving Care at Washington Hospital

    A severe headache resulted in specialized brain hemorrhage surgery for a recent patient. Read more here on how Dr. Thomas and the staff at Washington Medical Township Foundation saved his life.
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  • How Do You Know When It's Time to Get Help?

    Know someone who hides behind a mask of happiness? Mental health education seminars can help. Free Mental Health Series Shed Light on Important Issue. The free series starts on February 8 and ends on May 17. The sessions will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the Conrad E. Anderson, MD, Auditorium, Washington West, in Fremont. Learn More
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  • Poor Air Quality - What You Should Know

    A health advisory is in effect for residents throughout the Bay Area for poor air quality due to wildfires in the North Bay. Smoke from fires in Napa, Sonoma, and Solano counties may affect air quality throughout the Bay Area in the coming days. Washington Hospital Healthcare System, of which Washington Township Medical Foundation is a part, has provided information so that you can protect your ...
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  • Need Simple Solutions for Weight Management?

    Stacey Barrie M.D. Offers Advice for Attaining and Maintaining a Healthy Weight Free At Free Seminar April 26 Learn more
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  • West Coast Conference NCAA Basketball Championships

    Dr. Russell Nord has been a team physician for the West Coast Conference NCAA Basketball Championships in Las Vegas for the last four years, and has been asked to provide medical coverage for this year's event again (March 2-7, 2017).
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  • New Cardiologist Delivers Quality Care with a Dose of Heartfelt Compassion

    February Is American Heart Month When asked why she decided to become a noninvasive cardiologist, Catherine Dao, MD, responds, “Becoming a cardiologist gave me the opportunity to combine my passion for the science of cardiology with my desire to help people lead healthier lives. I have always been fascinated by the anatomy and physiology of the cardiovascular system, and the many advances in ...
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  • Dr. Larson Pioneer Award

    We are pleased to announce that on June 16, 2016, American Shared Hospital Services, a leading provider of technology solutions for advanced radiosurgical and radiation therapy services, awarded the 2016 Leksell Gamma Knife Society Pioneer Award to David Larson, MD, PhD. Among his many roles, Dr. Larson is a radiation oncology physician at Washington Hospital Healthcare System Gamma Knife Program. ...
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