Health and Fitness


Two doctors join Astria team

Doniel Drazin, MD – Neurosurgeon and Roberto Amado-Cattaneo, MD, FACS Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgeon are the newest members of the Astria Regional Medical Center.

March 26, 2018 2:17 p.m. read more..

Time to learn Diabetes risk

Tuesday, March 27, marks the American Diabetes Association’s (ADA’s) annual Alert Day, an opportunity to sound the alarm about the prevalence and risks of type 2 diabetes by asking Americans to take the Type 2 Diabetes Risk Test.

March 26, 2018 2:12 p.m. read more..

Pre-screenings reduce risk for colon cancer

With colorectal cancer as the second leading cause of cancer-related death in the United States, PMH Medical Center is offering free colon cancer pre-screenings at the PMH Surgical Group, 820 Memorial St. Suite 3.

March 26, 2018 2:11 p.m. read more..

PMH Pain Clinic opens in Benton City

The PMH Pain Clinic has opened at 701 Dale Ave. Suite A to provide comprehensive pain management care in one clinical setting. Dr. John Groner will lead the integrated healthcare team in diagnosing and treating a variety of pain and health conditions at the clinic.

March 9, 2018 9:43 a.m. read more..

Washington state expands abortion coverage

After five years in the making, the Reproductive Parity Act passed both chambers by slim margins and largely along party lines. Senate Bill 6219 passed with a 50-48 vote Feb. 28 and awaits Gov. Jay Inslee’s signature.

March 7, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Greater Columbia plan approved

After a rigorous planning process, Greater Columbia Accountable Community of Health has received state approval of its Medicaid Transformation Project Plan that was submitted in November 2017.

February 26, 2018 noon read more..

PMH now offers telemedicine care

PMH Medical Center and Kadlec Medical Center have partnered to offer telemedicine wound care services – telewound – to inpatients at PMH Medical Center.

February 26, 2018 noon read more..