Christus breaks ground on Longview surgical hospital, orthopedics institute | Local News

Christus Good Shepherd Health System on Tuesday broke ground on a $35 million project that will see an expansion of the NorthPark campus in Longview as well as the creation of the city’s first integrated orthopedics and sports medicine institute.

The project, which will be completed in 2022 and 2023, will transform the existing Institute for Healthy Living into the new Christus Good Shepherd Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute and add 27,000-square-feet of space, including dedicated operating rooms for orthopedic surgical procedures, at NorthPark. The Institute for Healthy Living will continue to serve as a community gym, but will expand its hours of operation to 24 hours a day and will be integrated into the recovery process on the orthopedic and sports medicine services offerings at the facility.

The new Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute will work seamlessly with NorthPark to offer a complete scope of services, allowing Christus to

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Aegis Living Appoints Senior Vice President of Clinical and Health Services | State News

BELLEVUE, Wash., May 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Today, Aegis Living, a national leader in senior assisted living and memory care, announced the appointment of Constance Schein, RN, as Senior Vice President of Clinical and Health Services. Schein will lead major nursing and care initiatives across the company, during a time when Aegis Living is moving toward a more integrated healthcare model and deepening its commitment to wellness.

“The last 14 months have certainly tested us, in every imaginable way, in terms of keeping our residents and teams safe and healthy,” said Aegis Living President Kris Engskov. “Today, we are emerging stronger as a company and are doubling down on our commitment to helping older adults live more vibrant and full lives.” Constance will help us propel this work forward in so many ways and we couldn’t be more thrilled to bring her skills, experience, and

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Healthy Living in Middle Age Really Pays Off in Senior Years | Health News

By Robert Preidt, HealthDay Reporter

(HealthDay)

WEDNESDAY, March 31, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Live well, live longer.

New research offers more evidence that the mantra rings true: People who got regular exercise and ate a healthy diet in middle age had a reduced risk of serious health problems as seniors.

“Health care professionals could use these findings to further promote and emphasize to their patients the benefits of a healthy diet and a regular exercise schedule to avoid the development of numerous chronic health conditions in the present and in later life,” said study author Vanessa Xanthakis, an assistant professor of medicine and biostatistics in the Section of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology at Boston University School of Medicine.

Her team analyzed long-term data from nearly 2,400 Americans in a large ongoing U.S. health study to determine how closely they followed U.S. government dietary guidelines and physical activity guidelines. Physical activity

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Scott Oberg Fantasy Baseball News

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    Rockies’ Scott Oberg: Tosses scoreless inning

    Scott Oberg allowed one hit and no walks while striking out one over one scoreless inning in Friday’s spring loss to the Giants.Oberg was sharp during his spring debut after undergoing offseason surgery, and he only allowed a two-out single while pitching in relief during the fifth inning. The right-hander is expected to make eight appearances this spring, and he’ll be evaluated after each outing to make sure he doesn’t experience any setbacks. If he remains healthy, Oberg should begin the season on the major-league roster, although Daniel Bard has been named the Colorado Rockies’ closer to begin the year.

  • by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

    Rockies’ Scott Oberg: Scheduled to debut Friday

    Scott Oberg (arm) is scheduled to make his spring debut against the Giants on Friday, Thomas Harding of MLB.com reports.Oberg has been

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