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Immunizations for Adults

We usually think vaccines are meant for newborns and children, but adults need it too. These four vaccines can help keep you safe against disease. If you haven’t had one of these vaccines or you’re not sure, ask your doctor if it is appropriate for you.

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How to Make Sure Your End of Life Wishes Are Carried Out

If you have become very sick due to an accident or illness, end-of-life wishes are worth discussing with the primary care physician.

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OptumCare is Coming to Leisure World

After an extensive review of proposals, the Golden Rain Foundation Board of Directors announced on July 24 that the lease of the health center had been awarded to OptumCare.

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Road to Health Events

Created especially for new Monarch patients, we are hosting meetings at MemorialCare Saddleback Medical Center and Norman P. Murray Community Center in September.

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Cool Advice During Summer Heat Waves

A message from Mission Viejo family specialist, Ronald Richmond, MD

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“Man up” to mental health!

Mahyar Sadeghi, MD, Internal Medicine24221 Calle De La Louisa, Ste 400 | Laguna Hills, CA | 949-334-8200

Most men understand the importance of staying healthy. But total wellness is about more than just eating right, exercising and getting regular checkups — it’s also about managing your mental and emotional health.

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KRLA-AM Los Angeles Radio Interview with Dr. Mitchell Wainwright: Suicide Prevention

OptumCare Medical Group's Dr. Mitchell Wainwright is interviewed on 'Sunday Morning Newsmakers'

Date: June 24, 2018 

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Premature Babies

What is prematurity?The normal duration of pregnancy is about 40 weeks. It is not until then that the newly born child is completely ready for life outside the womb. However, sometimes the baby happens to be born earlier than expected.This might pose many risks, but the good news is that nowadays medical science has reached such a high level that it is possible to save earlier and earlier born babies.A baby born before 37 weeks of pregnancy is considered premature. Approximately 12% of all babies are born prematurely.

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Healthy Pregnancy

Prematurity Awareness – Reflecting on the Importance of Healthy Pregnancies

California is one of more than 30 states that rates worse than the national target for cesarean deliveries 

Prematurity Awareness is an ideal opportunity for families in California to think about expectant mothers’ and babies’ health, and to raise awareness about how to increase the likelihood of a safe and healthy pregnancy and delivery. 

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What are the ABCs of diabetes?

By knowing the ABCs of diabetes, you can control problems caused by blood glucose (sugar) levels that are higher than normal.

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