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So Healthy Together: The Care and Feeding of Your Immune System

Photo by Ben White on Unsplash With all of the COVID-related anxiety we’ve slogged through these past years, it’s been very easy to forget just how remarkable the human immune system is. All animals have some ability to recognize and…

Capital Campaign Milestone Celebration

SoHum Health Invites Community to Celebrate Reaching Campaign Goal to Construct New Hospital at Milestone Event on May 19th SoHum Health Foundation is thrilled to announce that their $4M fundraising goal to construct a new modern hospital in Southern Humboldt…

Thicker than water

Photo by ANIRUDH on Unsplash “Love heats my blood, blood spins my head, and my head falls in love.” –Cat Stevens Making up about 10% of your body weight with a volume of between 1.2 and 1.5 gallons, life-giving blood…

What’s Cooking?

Photo by Maarten van den Heuvel on Unsplash We aren’t just what we eat, we’re also how we eat it. Our evolution as a species, particularly that of our brains, has been tied to our remarkable ability to extract nutrition…

Ther-A-Con Physical Therapy

Photo by Conscious Design on Unsplash Since 1995 Martje Van Werken-Glidden has operated a branch of her Eureka-based Ther-A-Con Physical Therapy practice in Garberville. A popular offering of local healthcare provider SoHum Health, her busy practice helps patients return to…

Autoimmunity

Photo by Towfiqu barbhuiya on Unsplash Over the past 100 years or so the medical world has gone from vehemently denying the possibility that the body’s immune system could turn on itself, to cataloging as many as 80 autoimmune disorders.…

Stay Tuned: Music is Good for You

Photo by Alireza Attari on Unsplash It’s not really surprising that music has positive health benefits. After all, pretty much everyone likes at least some kind of music, and liking things and being happy is of course deeply tied to…

I’ll Second That

Photo by National Cancer Institute on Unsplash An unexpected diagnosis, a nudge in the direction of a surgery that sounds scary, a sudden change in a child’s health, or just a lack of understanding of information your provider has explained…

Spring Screening

Photo by @andrew_scullin on Unsplash O, March! Herald of flowers, vanguard of spring. Sacred month of Mars, the ancient Roman god of war and candy bars, you bring us the vernal equinox, St. Patrick’s Day, spring training, and the return…

SoHum Health partners with UC Davis to host future health care professionals in local clinic

Future physician assistants (P.A.) and family nurse practitioners (FNP) now bring their enthusiasm and energy to the providers and patients of SoHum Health. A new partnership between SoHum and the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis enables…