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Understanding the Opioid Epidemic

Every day, more than 115 Americans die from opioid overdoses. The misuse of opioids, including prescription pain relievers, heroin, and synthetic opioids, has become a national crisis. Find out more about the epidemic on this…

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HEALTHCURRENTS – Spotlight on Heart Surgery

The growth of the Riverside Heart & Vascular Institute continues to bring new advancements, technologies and expertise to our region. The many benefits our patients receive are in part due to the shared commitment between…

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HEALTHCURRENTS – Take Action: Fight the Flu

This month on HealthCurrents we discuss flu symptoms and prevention. As #FluFighters, we truly care about protecting our patients and ourselves from the spread of flu viruses every season. Washing hands often, covering coughs/sneezes and…

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HEALTHCURRENTS – Alzheimer’s: Signs & Symptoms

Alzheimer’s: Signs & Symptoms Over five million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s. This number is expected to triple by 2050. This year alone, the cost for caring with those with Alzheimer’s and other dementias is…

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HealthCurrents – Immediate Care or ER?

Do you know when to visit an immediate care versus the emergency room? Riverside’s Emergency Department and Immediate Care offer quick, convenient and easy access to care. Download the Riverside Immediate Care app for wait…

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How migraine and mini stroke affect stroke risk

Stroke symptoms can be deceivingly similar to symptoms of other neurological conditions. From vision problems and nausea to severe headaches and sound sensitivity, how can you know whether your symptoms are fleeting…

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HEALTHCURRENTS – Stroke: Every Second Counts

For someone suffering a stroke, time is critical. The sooner you are diagnosed, assessed and receive treatment, the less damage will occur. This month on HealthCurrents we speak with Dr. Bruce Dodt about the symptoms…

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