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Thank You for Saving Me When My Cervix Tried to Kill Me

Each year, more than 13,000 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer in the United States although cervical cancer is one of the most preventable cancers. Cervical cancer develops in the narrow portion at the lower end of the uterus. The uterus is the hollow, pear-shaped organ where a fetus grows. The cervix leads from the …

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Nivano Member Portal

Recently, Nivano Physicians launched our Member Portal available via mobile app or web page. With in the portal, members can easily view their medical coverage information  including authorization statuses and care alerts. They can also search for contracted providers as well as Urgent Care locations at the click of a button. You can view authorization statuses …

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Healthy, Happy Holidays

The holidays are right around the corner and so is the new year. We often choose to make new year resolutions relating to eating right and exercising more. The key to keeping your weight down is to eat a healthy diet by eating the right number of calories you need for energy. Energy balance is …

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7-11 Access Clinic

Starting October 1st 2019, Dr. Gregory Smith and Allmed Medical Center extended the hours of three clinics in the greater Sacramento area. The clinics are now open 365 days per year from 7 AM to 11 PM. We started this program in coordination with Dr. Smith and Allmed to ensure that all members have timely …

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Don’t Rush When You Brush

Patients who are eligible for Medi-Cal, are also eligible for dental care through the California Denti-Cal program. When you became eligible for Medi-Cal, you should also have signed up for Denti-Cal.   Good dental and oral health care are critical for helping you maintain your body’s natural defenses against keeping bacteria under control.  It also helps …

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Suicide: Don’t Let It Be In Your Thoughts or Those of Loved Ones

Written By: Peggy Rossi, BSN, MPA, CCM, ACM-RN, CMAC While September is National Suicide Prevention Month, every month should be.  As such, Nivano Physicians and its staff and doctors are here to help our members if those thoughts enter your mind or you notice changes in a loved one’s behavior that concerns you. Suicidal thoughts, …

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Beat the Heat This Summer

With temperatures ranging anywhere from 70℉ to over 100℉, it is crucial that you take care of yourself and your loved ones during the summertime. Some helpful tips to do so include staying hydrated, protecting your skin and eyes, and watching for signs of heat-related illness. It is imperative that you eat healthy and light, …

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