March 3, 2024


Holiday safety tips to avoid common injuries and illness – Mission Health Blog

To avoid injuries around the holidays, be sure to exercise caution while you’re cooking, decorating and driving.

Most of us look forward to the holidays and savor the memories they bring. However, not all holiday memories are happy ones, as emergency rooms see a rise in certain types of injuries during the holidays. Fortunately, the following holiday safety tips can help keep your holiday memories merry and bright!

Think twice before drinking

If your holiday celebration includes alcohol, be aware that adding any amount of alcohol increases the risk of accident or injury, no matter what activity you’re engaged in.

8 Common Ailments a Better Diet Can Help Remedy

by Caitlin H,

Nov 21, 2022

Healthy Eating - Healthy Life

Many of us pursue healthy eating in an effort to lose weight. While that is essential, consistently eating meals that are balanced for nutrition can also help with many common ailments we face throughout our lifetimes.

Read on for a list of expert and science-backed health issues that eating right can help reduce, tame, and support, so you can live life to the fullest!


1) Say hello to heart health!

Plenty of research links a healthy diet to a reduced risk for heart disease. That’s because a balanced diet full

Suicidal Ideation Common in Women Seeking Treatment for Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder

In our clinic, we see many women who present with suicidal ideation emerging or worsening during the premenstrual phase of the menstrual cycle.  Although previous studies have reported an association between Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD) and suicidal ideation, most of these studies have not confirmed the diagnosis using prospective ratings and DSM diagnostic criteria.  A recent study from Wikman and colleagues assesses the prevalence of suicidal ideation in women with PMDD confirmed using more stringent criteria..

In this study, the participants were 110 women recruited to participate in a randomized placebo-controlled clinical trial for the treatment of PMDD between January