Entries by Christina Henning

What You Need to Know About Cervical Cancer

By Hadass Fuerst, DO and Marissa Jacobs, DO Cervical Cancer Around 12,000 people are diagnosed cervical cancer every year. Understand more about this cancer from two of NOAH’s family medicine providers, Dr. Hadass Fuerst and Dr. Marissa Jacobs. What is Cervical Cancer and what causes it? Cervical cancer is a cancer that forms at the […]

Giving Thanks at the Table

By Kristina Ward, MAS-MFT, LMFT | NOAH Marriage & Family Therapist Family life is usually busy: with mornings consisting of getting kids moving and out the door, sometimes even fed, and afternoons that include sports, homework, and general catch up. Family meal times have frequently become an occasional activity, just for the days of the month that […]

Stay Healthy and Happy This Holiday Season

By Stanley Aladi, BA and Mimi Hauber, BS | Behavioral Health Technician Leads The holidays are supposed to be fun and joyful, right? Right! However, with the holiday season comes stress and, in some cases, even depression. Being realistic, planning ahead, and seeking support can help. Be Realistic Shopping, wrapping. baking, decorating, and even attending […]

Is Your Child Feeling Sick? When is a Cold Not a Cold?

By Dr. Patricia Avila | Pediatrician It’s that time of year again! The cooler weather is among us, nights are getting longer, and families are even busier than usual as the holidays approach. It’s also the time of year when children start coming down with symptoms of colds or other respiratory illnesses. While most of […]

Navigating the Holidays as a Diabetic

By Stephanie Olzinski, MS, RDN | Nutrition Supervisor Food choices can feel difficult to make during the holiday season if you are diabetic. It’s especially hard to make good choices among a spread of options at every holiday party and get together. Taking time to make a plan before the event is a good way […]

NOAH Recognized for Community Health Quality

How Badges are Determined NOAH, along with all other FQHCs and look-alikes are required to report a core set of information known as the UDS or Uniform Data System to the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) every calendar year. This data includes patient characteristics, services provided, clinical processes and health outcomes, patients’ use of […]

Who Should Get the New Bivalent COVID-19 Booster?

Along with the approval of the new bivalent COVID-19 booster comes new recommendations from the CDC that everyone who is eligible should receive this booster. So who needs which vaccines and when? NOAH’s expert and Pharmacy Director, Eric Scherf weighs in on the most frequently asked questions. Q. How is this vaccine different from previous […]

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage

By Lisa Nails and Leslie Pina | NOAH Patient Navigators National Hispanic Heritage Month is observed from September 15 to October 15 by celebrating the histories, cultures, and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. The observation started in 1968 as Hispanic Heritage Week under […]

The Function of Fiber

By Noel Ugarte, MS, RD | Registered Dietitian Let’s talk about fiber. I’m sure most of us have heard that fiber is good for us – but how? It turns out that fiber can help manage and prevent many diseases. What is Fiber? Fiber is plant material that our bodies cannot fully digest. This means […]