Heart Healthy Recipe: Black Bean Brownies

We recently demonstrated how to prepare these delicious black bean brownies at Ripon Medical Center, and so many people loved them, that we decided to share the recipe with all of our friends. Makes 16 1 15 oz can no-salt –added black beans (drained and rinsed) 3 large eggs 1/3 cup canola oil ¼ cup [...]

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Cancer screenings key to good health

Many people, it seems, avoid cancer screenings, even if they schedule yearly physical exams. One reason is inconvenience. Another reason is fear. However, many cancers can be treated successfully, or at least kept in check, if caught early enough. And the screenings represent the best route to early detection. The longer the cancer is in the body, [...]

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HPV—what is it and why should I get vaccinated?

Author: Dr. Brita McCullough HPV stands for human papilloma virus. The virus affects human skin and moist membranes that line the body such as the throat, mouth, feet, fingers, nails, anus and cervix in both men and women. This virus is a sexually transmitted infection spread from partner to partner through sexual intercourse. There are over [...]

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Timely Reminders: Information for Military Families

  Coping with the Stress of Ongoing Military Operations As our service men and women continue to carry out missions in Iraq, Afghanistan and elsewhere, their families, friends and significant others continue to experience varying amounts of worry and fear. In the face of this anxiety, you or someone you know may be experiencing some [...]

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Healthy Recipe: Turkey Meatloaf

Prep Time: 15 min Cook Time: 1 hr 45 min Serves: 8 servings   Ingredients 1 large onion, diced 1 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoons kosher salt 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1/2 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves (1/4 teaspoon dried) 1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce 1/3 cup chicken stock (low fat, reduced sodium) 2-2.5 pounds [...]

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Eating a good diet

Written by:  Joel Mason PT, DPT, SCS, CSCS The quest to lose weight consumes many; whether it be fitting into that wedding dress, the trip to Mexico, for general weight loss or for just feeling better.  The simple concept of eating less does make a difference if you are trying to lose weight by burning [...]

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The Truth About Laser Hair Removal

Laser hair removal is fast, gentle, effective, builds confidence, covers large areas, medically accepted and permanent  on dark hair or hair darker than the skin color.   Here at Agnesian HealthCare we have a State-of-the-Art Light Sheer Diode laser that is considered the Gold Standard for hair removal. The laser emits a gentle beam of light [...]

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