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Surgical weight-loss patient Bob Paladeni lost 100 lbs!

No more diabetes, sleep apnea, leg pain, asthma, or gout. Watch his inspirational story. If you are considering weight-loss surgery, he has important advice for you.

My Amazing Care Story


82-Year-Old Credits Cardiac Rehabilitation For His Recovery
By Simon Steely

If you’re driving on country roads near Whiteson, Amity, or Perrydale, you may spy 82-year-old Simon Steely pedaling his recumbent bike on a 20 mile ride. “(I love) riding in God’s creation!”he declares. A retired electrical engineer from Albuquerque, N.M., Steely had heart bypass and valve replacement surgery in 2009. Today, he credits his recovery…

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“If You’re In Pain, Get it Done Tomorrow,” Says Hip Replacement Patient
By Tom Jackson, McMinnville Resident

Tom Jackson endured terrible pain in his hips for more than two years. He walked with a limp and labored at work, but since both knees were replaced a decade ago, he wasn’t keen on another surgery. After a serious fall, he finally sought help at our Joint Replacement Institute. “I fell down deer hunting…

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You Matter


Family Movie Night
By Zac Woodruff, RN BS

You can’t be healthy if you’re not happy, period. All aspects of our health and wellness function optimally when we are truly happy. I’ve blogged about this topic several times, but it’s one of those areas in life that I think we can all use a friendly reminder. So you… Yes you… Today I am…

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A Math Error, High Blood Pressure, and Request for Netflix Suggestions
By Kendra Lindell

Note: Kendra Lindell is expecting twins next month. She writes about her experience here. It’s been an eventful week. I thought I was in the clear, but as I was rounding up on 36 weeks this past week, I started getting a feeling like maybe we weren’t quite ready. Call it mother’s intuition, but something…

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