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Paramedic Lecture Series 2016

on Tuesday, 29 December 2015. Posted in Newsroom

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Each spring our team holds a lecture series for paramedics throughout the Pacific Northwest. Providing 24 hours of continuing education credit, this three-day event promises an array of informative topics for both new and experienced paramedics.

Shopping for insurance? We can help

on Wednesday, 06 January 2016. Posted in Newsroom

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It’s time to get covered. The final deadline to enroll in an insurance plan through the Washington Health Benefit Exchange is Jan. 31. If you choose not to buy health insurance this year, you may need to pay a fine on your taxes of $695 or more.

At Cascade Medical, we can help

Cascade Cares: Eating Well

on Monday, 04 January 2016. Posted in Newsroom

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Start 2016 with a daily practice of choosing nutritious, fulfilling foods to eat. As part of our Cascade Cares wellness calendar, we've compiled a list of helpful, practical tips to help you reboot your eating habits:

Check your cholesterol levels

on Monday, 07 December 2015. Posted in Newsroom

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There are generally no symptoms of high cholesterol. Many people have never had their cholesterol checked, so they don't know they're at risk. A simple blood test can tell you your level.

All this month, we're providing special pricing for cholesterol and lipid screening:

  • Seven days a week, 8-5 p.m.
  • No appointment necessary.
  • No eating 10 hours prior to Lipids Panel.

Read more about how to manage cholestorol levels:

Article: Cholestorol - The basics

Article: What the numbers mean

Article: How to prevent and lower cholestorol

Falls prevention workshop Dec. 30

on Wednesday, 02 December 2015. Posted in Newsroom

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As part of our Cascade Cares series, the physical therapy team at Cascade Medical will host a free falls prevention workshop 10:30-11:30 a.m. Dec. 30 at Leavenworth Senior Center, 423 Evans St. The class will start with 30 minutes of gentle exercise and conclude with home safety tips and individual balance assessments.

Holiday hours

on Monday, 23 November 2015. Posted in Newsroom

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Emergency Department: Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Acute Care: Visitors are welcome 24/7, after 7 p.m. please use the doorbell.

Family Practice Clinic: Closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. Open 8 a.m.-noon Christmas Eve.

Physical Therapy: Closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, New Year’s Day. Open 8 a.m.-noon Christmas Eve. Open 8 a.m.-5 p.m. New Year's Eve.

Radiology: Open 24/7 for emergencies, closed to outpatients on Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, New Year’s Day.

If you have any questions, please call us at 548-5815. From our family to yours, have a wonderful holiday season!

Cascade Cares: It's time to quit

on Wednesday, 04 November 2015.

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Whatever you have planned on Nov. 19, leave the cigarettes behind. It’s the American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout, a day when millions of people across the country will ban together to quit – for their health and their families.

November is smoking cessation month. Get the tools to quit smoking for good:

Meet Dr. Miranda Raiche

on Monday, 05 October 2015. Posted in Newsroom

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Dr. Miranda Raiche is known by her patients for being an attentive listener and a thorough doctor, guided by a strong belief in individualized care. That’s why Cascade Medical asked her to join its team of medical providers recently.

“When we met Dr. Raiche, she was personable and vibrant,” CEO Diane Blake said. “She’s very committed to making a difference in the lives of her patients. Her philosophy of care fit well with our values.”

Cascade Cares: It's mammo time

on Wednesday, 30 September 2015. Posted in Newsroom

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. To honor the cause, Cascade Medical is offering advanced digital mammography for a reduced cost.

One in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime. The goal of screening is to detect cancer before you feel symptoms, like a lump.

Air quality advisory

on Monday, 17 August 2015. Posted in Newsroom

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Smoky conditions continue to fluctuate as smoke from Chelan-area fires drifts into the Upper Valley. Several people visited our Emergency Department in the last few days with upper respiratory problems related to the smoke. We are handing out masks to anyone who stops by our main lobby, the emergency department or family practice clinic.

 

As the air quality changes throughout the day, please visit the state Dept. of Ecology's map often to check local smoke levels: https://fortress.wa.gov/ecy/enviwa/ 

 

Here is what the air quality advisory levels mean for your health:

 

Cascade Cares: Get vaccinated, win a backpack

on Monday, 03 August 2015. Posted in Newsroom

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Is your family ready for school?

Clothes? Check.

Supplies? Check.

Shots? We’ve got you covered.

At Cascade Medical, we are giving away a backpack a week for students who receive a vaccination this month. We thought a contest might give an extra boost of motivation for kids reluctant to get a shot. The truth is, those shots are important for their health, and the health of our whole community.