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At The Southwest Healthcare System Blog you'll find information you can use to improve your overall health and well-being, and stories about our amazing patients and Healthcare Heroes serving our community.

Depression and Aging: Know the Facts

October 4, 2022

Depression is the most prevalent mental health problem among older adults and can lead to a decline in physical, mental and social functioning.

Breast Cancer Screening Questions Answered

October 3, 2022

Is getting a mammogram at the top of your to-do list? If not, schedule it now. It may save your life!

When Should You Get a Flu Shot?

October 2, 2022

Getting a flu shot makes it less likely you'll get sick and has been shown to reduce the severity of illness if you do catch the virus.