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April 28, 2020

Up to Here!

Have you ever wondered why physicians always examine and touch your neck during physicals? This practice allows physicians to check the front of the neck for the butterfly shaped thyroid gland. The thyroid gland, also referred to by many as the furnace of the body, is one of the most important structures within the body. […]

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April 28, 2020

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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April 28, 2020

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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April 28, 2020

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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April 28, 2020

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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April 28, 2020

Be a Fighter and Put Down the Lighter

Smoking and inhaled secondhand smoke harms nearly every organ of the body which can lead to many diseases. Quitting smoking has immediate and long-term benefits for you and your loved ones. Nivano Physicians, Our doctors and CM Care Coordinators are here to help you quit.  Per the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), cigarette smoking causes […]

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April 28, 2020

Diabetes: Don’t Sugar Coat It

After a blood test, has your doctor ever told you “your blood sugar results show you are pre-diabetic?”  Per the Centers of Disease Control (CDC) over 84 million Americans have pre-diabetes. That’s one out of three adults! Of those 84 million, nine out of ten don’t even know they have it. Without taking any action, […]

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April 28, 2020

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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April 27, 2020

#PINKTOBER – BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

By: Peggy A. Rossi, BSN, MPA, CCM, ACM-RN, CMAC Nivano Physicians wants to encourage its members, especially females, but also any males who have family history of breast cancer to examine their breasts and have a mammogram.  Our goal is the same as yours – to let you live as long as you can! This […]

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April 27, 2020

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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