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Athletes of the Fine Muscles

Photo by 童 彤 on Unsplash. Fine motor skills are one of humanity’s greatest tricks. While we lack the strength and powerful grip of our primate cousins, we have among the most sensitive and sophisticated dexterity of any animal, owing…

Changing Your Mind

Photo by Alexis Baydoun on Unsplash When popular food and environmental author Michael Pollan published his 2018 book “How to Change Your Mind“, a few cracks opened and began to shed new mainstream light onto the long-shuttered subject of the use…

The career of Lorraine Carolan – Part 1

This is part one of a series looking at the career of Lorraine Carolan, arguably the most influential healthcare provider in our community in modern times. She has served for over 50 years as a midwife, women’s health specialist, physician’s…

Benbow Wine Auction this Saturday, November 12th at Benbow Historic Inn

Looking for something to do this weekend? SoHum Health Foundation and Benbow Historic Inn invite the community near and far to the Benbow Wine Auction this Saturday, November 12th from 2-6PM at Benbow Historic Inn. The event will feature wine…

Adopting Adaptogens

Photo by Josh Millgate on Unsplash Dating back to the origins of Ayurveda, the Indian disciplines of medicine, philosophy, and logic, over 2000 years ago, the idea of homeostasis (a steady, stable state of being) as the benchmark for optimal…

Good Grief

Photo by Pierre Bamin on Unsplash The experience of loss is an inevitable yet irreconcilable part of the human experience. We are taught from an early age that all things must pass, and even a cursory glance around the planet…

Karl Verick

Karl Verick served as a nurse in the Southern Humboldt community from 1985 until his retirement in the spring of 2022. He worked for the hospital and healthcare district for the first 28 years and then took a position as a…

SoHum Health Now Offers Ultrasound Services

SoHum Health is proud to announce a new avenue for Ultrasound services in Humboldt County. Jerold Phelps Community Hospital in Garberville has a brand new GE Logiq E10 Ultrasound machine, the most advanced Ultrasound system available to date. Offering a…

What a Pickle

Photo by The Matter of Food on Unsplash While many anthropologists will point to the development of agriculture and language as the most critical steps in humanity’s climb to the top of the food chain, more and more academics are…

Attend our Advanced Care Planning Workshop

Have you been meaning to fill out an advanced directive but don’t know where to start? SoHum Community Clinic is here to help! Planning for your medical future is not always easy, but it is important so that loved ones…