Heart to Heart Fall 2023

This issue of Samaritan Health Services’ Heart to Heart magazine features a retired nurse’s story of how she stayed connected to her passion of caring for newborn babies and their families through becoming a volunteer in the department she served for 37 years. Other features stories include a local woman who defied the odds of a rare cancer, the first ambulatory surgery robot in Oregon recently installed at Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center, the return of the National Cancer Survivors Day celebrations and how Samaritan Population Health’s Care Hub Department is collaborating with OSU Organic Growers Club to help provide positive health outcomes by offering fresh food to patients and the community.

Read about the new Samaritan medical and pharmacy services that expanded to the OSU campus over the summer and the new medical center opening in Sweet Home next month.

Learn what precautions you can take to minimize the spread of seasonal viruses and when and where to go for care if you do come down with a cold or the flu. Find relief from clogged sinuses with a sinus rinse, get tips on how to winter-proof your skin, learn how genetic testing can guide your cancer treatment and understand the connection between folic acid and pregnancy. 

Find out how Pathfinder Clubhouse in Corvallis is offering support and resources to improve the lives of adults living with mental illness. Learn how Samaritan supports local nonprofits with Social Accountability grants, what health insurance options you have for the new year and how to save a life with hands-only CPR.

Finally, mark your calendar for Sept. 23, and join ArtsCare for two great events that will support future offerings specifically designed with cancer patients in mind.

Heart to Heart is your local guide to good health from Samaritan Health Services. Read inspiring stories and get ideas on how you can be part of building healthier communities together.

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