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New Behavioral Health Consultants join CHCW team

New Behavioral Health Consultants join CHCW team

Community Health of Central Washington welcomes to new Behavioral Health Consultants to their team. Dr. Ruth Olmer, Psychologist  will work as part of purple team at CWFM and also part time at Naches Medical Clinic. Michelle Littrell, MS, LMHC will join the providers at both Yakima Pediatrics and Highlands. Ruth Olmer, PsyD. Training: Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, Erskine College (2009) Master of Arts, Marriage and Family Therapy, Forest...

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April May, ARNP new SRCare Provider

April May, ARNP new SRCare Provider

Community Health of Central Washington welcomes new provider April May, ARNP to the SRCare team. April has a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from Boise State University’s School of Nursing and a Master’s of Nursing degree from the Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner Program at Boise State University.  For the past 22 years she has been a registered nurse at Living Care Retirement Community in Yakima, where she provided comprehensive...

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Kittitas County air quality and you

Written by Dr. Anna Elperin (Community Health of Central Washington, Ellensburg) Daily Record News In the United States, air quality is monitored under the federal government law known as Clean Air Act. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) monitors certain pollutants in the air and releases yearly reports. States have to maintain air quality within the mandates of “attainment” set forth by federal government. If the area of the state...

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Physician’s Friendship Eases Pain After Pregnancy Loss

Close-ups A Patients Perspective Original article found on http://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0201/p185.html?cmpid=em_57776440_L9 Earlier this year, my doctor confirmed I was pregnant. I was very happy to tell my husband of eight years the news later that day. Healthy and active and in my mid-30s, I was pleased to have become pregnant for the first time so easily after stopping contraceptives. However, all of our dreams for this long-awaited child...

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5 Weight Management Tips

From Charlene Mize, Registered Dietian and WIC Coordinator When talking about developing or keeping a healthy weight I’m all about helping people work towards adopting long term habits, so my ideas and approach are simple. People are always looking for the magic fix, and it just does not exist. Plus, magic does not create long lasting habits! 1. Plan out your meals/dinners, and grocery shop with a list. Plan to grocery shop just 1x per...

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