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Blog Posts in 2011

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A Guide to Your Delivery Options

Having a baby can seem frightening, especially for those experiencing childbirth for the first time. Becoming more educated about the procedures and options available, however, can go a long way in ...
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Differences Between Child and Adult Cancers

We may sometimes look at children and see smaller versions of ourselves, but deep down, we know that children have needs and medical issues much different than our own. The healthcare professionals ...
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Possible Treatment Options for Lower Back Pain

There can be many different causes of back pain, from an overuse injury to spinal stenosis. Regardless of the cause, living with chronic back pain can be difficult and frustrating. Below are some of ...
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Controlling Your Blood Sugar Levels

Many people do not know about the importance of controlling their blood glucose (sugar) levels. Without proper management, one can end up with unsteady energy levels and other more serious medical ...
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Want to Learn More About Our Recent Blog Topics?

Are you at risk for breast cancer? Why is physical therapy crucial after a total knee replacement? If you are interested in more information on reducing the risk of breast cancer, the importance of ...
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Center for Fitness and Rehabilitation

When it comes to fitness programs and rehabilitation services, you’ll want the very best team of experts by your side. Fortunately, West Hills residents have access to one of the best facilities ...
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The Grossman Burn Center at West Hills Hospital & Medical Center

Whether you are suffering from a second degree or third degree burn, you’ll want to seek the best emergency care possible. Fortunately for West Hills residents, the West Hills Hospital & ...
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Let This Be Your Last New Year's Resolution for Weight Loss!

Learn more about weight loss surgery by calling 818/676/4141. We are a Center of Excellence for weight loss surgery and perform three proven procedures. Let us help you make this the last year you ...
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The Funniest Flu Video Ever!

HCA interviews the flu. Check it out! hcatodayblog.com
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TONIGHT! Weight-Loss Patient Support Group with Guest Speaker Nancy Samuelian, RD - 6:30pm at West Hills Hospital

The Center for Bariatric Surgery will host its monthly support group meeting for weight loss patients tonight, Nov. 8, 2011 at West Hills Hospital at 6:30 p.m. Our guest speaker will be Nancy ...
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Pregnancy Health Tips - Eating Well During Pregnancy

It is important to maintain a balanced diet both before and during your pregnancy to ensure the health of your growing baby. In this video, NHSChoices.com provides several healthy eating tips to ...
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Halloween Safety Tips from West Hills Hospital & Medical Center

West Hills Hospital & Medical Center would like to wish you and your family a safe and happy Halloween!
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The Importance of Physical Therapy after Total-Joint Replacement Surgery

Knee replacement surgery is one of the most common total-joint replacement surgeries done today. In fact, studies by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons show that approximately 581,000 knee ...
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Reduce Your Risk of Breast Cancer

The National Cancer Institute estimates that there will be close to 230,480 new cases of breast cancer diagnosed in 2011 alone. The month of October celebrates National Breast Cancer Awareness month, ...
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Eye Health and Protection

Studies show that approximately 90% of all eye injuries can be prevented with proper eye protection. In this video, GetEyeSmart.com provides an overview on how to protect the health of your eyes on ...
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Do You Want to Learn More About Our Recent Blog Topics? Dig Deeper With These Helpful Resources!

Do you know the signs of a heart attack? What should you know about ovarian cancer? If you’re interested in more information on the heart attack warning signs, ovarian cancer, chemotherapy ...
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Weight Loss Procedure Seminar

The Center for Bariatric Surgery presents an informational seminar on weight loss procedures on October 11, 2011 at 5:45 p.m. at West Hills Hospital & Medical Center, a Bariatric Surgery Center of ...
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What is Neurology?

Neurology refers to the study, diagnosis, and treatment of conditions and disorders of the nervous system, including the: Brain Spinal cord Cranial nerves that connect to the face, eyes, nose, throat, ...
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iTriage Symptom Checker

We can’t all be medical experts. Luckily, with the new iTriage Symptom Checker app, you don’t need to be! Available for the iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android phones, and mobile Web ...
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Heart Attack Symptoms - Know the Warning Signs

Studies show that 1.5 million heart attacks occur each year. In fact, heart disease and heart attacks are among the leading causes of death for individuals in the United States. The best way to ...
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