Monthly Archives: February 2017


Occupational Medicine Clinic has MOVED

February 27th, 2017- Occupational Medicine Clinic has moved location out of the WVMC building and across the street. 254 NE Norton Ln. McMinnville, OR 97128 Located inside the McMinnville Internal Medicine Clinic DON'T FORGET TO UPDATE THE NEW CONTACT INFORMATION IN YOUR RECORDS ALSO. NEW Phone: 503.687-3351 Fax: 503.435.6555 Email:  Hours: Monday through Friday; 8 a.m. -

Have a Heart to Heart With Your Heart

As a nurse, I get to be a part of and witness a lot of really difficult conversations. All too often, I see patients and family members struggle with having open and honest discussions about the status of their heart(s). This actually applies to most serious health issues, but since we are talking about heart

2017-2018 Healthcare Education Applications are open

In the past twelve years, the WVMC Volunteers have given $247,400 in awards to Yamhill County residents studying for a career in health care. Our Healthcare Education Committee is now accepting Healthcare Education Award applications for the 2017-2018 school year. If you are a Yamhill County resident and have been accepted into or are currently

Loss of a great community Physician, Dr. Stephen Teal

Dr. Stephen Teal 1943 - 2017 Steve was born in Champaign/Urbana, Illinois, to Ray and Marion Teal, who moved with their two young sons to Corvallis in 1950. It was an idyllic time for growing up years as Steve and friends could roam the neighborhood looking for after-school ball games. His interest in sports stayed


In the medical field, they are known as cerebrovascular accidents (CVA), but most people know them by their common name, strokes. Strokes are the fifth leading cause of death for Americans, as they kill more than 130,000 Americans each year (1 out of every 20 deaths). More than 6 times as many people actually have

FREE Health Seminar- RSVP TODAY

Dr. Craig Kiser will be presenting a 4 night FREE healthcare seminar centered on "Creating Better Health & Happiness Through Better Nutrition." We hope you will RSVP today and join us!

Cholesterol Connection

If you’re like me, you’ve been hearing about cholesterol your entire life. I can remember when I was 7 years old and getting my first blood test (I was actually diagnosed with Hashimoto’s thyroiditis at the time), my doctor telling me that he was going to check my cholesterol levels. At the time my cholesterol

1 in 4

Here’s the cold, hard truth about heart disease. One out of every four people will die from it. It’s the leading cause of death for both men and women. It kills over 600,000 people per year in the United States. But what exactly is heart disease? According to the CDC (2015), the term "heart disease"

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