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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…

Give it a Rest

Photo by No Revisions on Unsplash Are you getting enough sleep these days? If not, you probably recognize right away how that manifests in your body and your mind. Maybe you’re irritable, you struggle to concentrate, you feel heavy and…

SoHum Health to Reward Those Who Get Vaccinated

Beginning March 2022, patients who receive a vaccine from SoHum Health will be thanked with a prize. Prizes include $10 gift cards, Il Forno Bakery vouchers, Girl Scout cookies, and more. Patients can choose one prize per vaccine received, while…

Two Paths, Both Dignified

Photo by Online Marketing on Unsplash There are two degrees which qualify an individual to practice medicine here in the United States. While doctors can be difficult to identify in the wild, a trained naturalist can distinguish the two species…

Skin in the Game

Photo by Juan Pablo Serrano Arenas from Pexels The human skin is a multi-layered organ that covers almost the entire body. The related parts of the so-called integumentary system are the hair, nails and glands producing sweat and oil. The average human’s skin…

So Long, Omicron?

Photo by Adrian Swancar on Unsplash I’m sorry folks, but the pandemic is not over yet. I really wish I had to try harder to come up with topics, but everyone’s favorite bat flu keeps returning to my arms unbeckoned.…

SoHum Health Makes Major Investment in Their Employees by Increasing Wages and Benefits

In order to continue to meet the healthcare needs of the Southern Humboldt community, SoHum Health has taken several notable steps in recent months to invest in their greatest asset, their staff. The Healthcare District’s Governing Board voted at their…

This Gland is Your Gland

Photo by Nhia Moua on Unsplash Your body has its own highly specialized and sophisticated chemical manufacturing system. Glands are tissues or mini-organs that produce substances and deliver them locally or systemically to perform a wide range of functions in…

Making the Most of Your SoHum Healthcare

Photo by National Cancer Institute on Unsplash Greetings! I am the Patient Navigator for SoHum Health. My role is to provide a bridge between our patients and the difficulties they face while navigating our complex healthcare system. If a medical…

Tour of the Organ Body, Endgame: The Intestines

Photo by Eduardo Goody on Unsplash Finally, we come to the end of the line on our tour of the organ body, the small and large intestine. This is where most nutrients are absorbed from the food we have eaten…