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Concussions in youth sports: Plenty of risk, not enough education

October 10, 2013

Lindy McDonald, a 14-year-old scrappy point guard, is slowly recovering from her third concussion at the same time that such blows to the head are making national news and local impact.

Providence supports patients through palliative care

April 26, 2013

Providence is committed to palliative care and addressing the needs patients in the Columbia Gorge. Thanks to a two-year, $170,000 grant from the Cambia Foundation, Providence can now care for more patients through the development of a comprehensive palliative care program.

Hood River medical residency training program improves patient access in the gorge

April 19, 2013

Four new physicians, improved health care for the poor and vulnerable and an emphasis on access to primary care are all part of an exciting new program beginning in the Columbia Gorge this summer.

Providence Hood River named one of the nation's best - again

March 15, 2013

For the second consecutive year, Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital has been named one of the “Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals” in the country by iVantage Health Analytics, a health care business intelligence and technology company.

Providence coffee shop teaches life skills to local students

March 12, 2013

Walk through the main entrance of Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital, and chances are you will notice the smell of coffee—and the energy of high school students at Sacred Grounds Coffee Shop. The Youth Transition Program at Hood River Valley High School is using the café to provide valuable work experience for youth with barriers to employment.

Providence Hospice of the Gorge partner to lead culturally sensitive care presentation at national conference

February 05, 2013

Providence Hospice of the Gorge will be featured at the annual National Palliative Care Congress for their innovative program that provides palliative care and end-of-life education to the Latino community.

Super-boost your immune system this winter

January 04, 2013

To make sure you don’t get caught with your guard down, Molly Olson, M.D., shares the three most important things your immune system needs from you to stay in top fighting condition.

"A bee saved my life", local woman shares inspiring cancer journey in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 25, 2012

Debbie Clark is allergic to bees. And yet she credits a bee with saving her life.

"Hearts of Gold" shine at annual gala

October 08, 2012

Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital Foundation honors community members through annual Hearts of Gold Gala, which benefits Swindells Resource Center for families of children who have special needs.

Providence Hospice of the Gorge helps children express grief through play

October 05, 2012

Once protected by the reality of death, children are now being encouraged to participate in the grieving process according to a recent article published in The New York Times, Letting Children Share in Grief.

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