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Blog Posts in April, 2012

Burn Treatment: Hyperbaric Medicine

To function normally, the body needs a continuous and adequate supply of oxygen. When the skin and tissues sustain an injury—such as a severe thermal burn, the demand for oxygen increases ...
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Victims of Distracted Driving

Distracted driving has become an epidemic in the United States, killing thousands of men, women, and children every year and injuring many more. In this video, you can learn about the experience of ...
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Cancer Care at West Hills Hospital & Medical Center

At West Hills Hospital & Medical Center, our goal is to provide the community of West Hills with the highest quality patient care possible. Our cancer care facility helps us to accomplish this ...
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Autism Awareness Month

Autism is a developmental disorder that affects a child’s social, behavioral, and communicative abilities. As a spectrum disorder, it can affect children in different ways and to varying ...
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Uses of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy, or HBOT, is a treatment in which patients breathe 100% oxygen under increased atmospheric pressure. When a person is subjected to 100% oxygen, the hemoglobin ...
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Health Info Resources

Did our recent articles about stroke, minimally invasive surgery, or our other health topics pique your interest? You can learn more about any of these subjects by looking through the resources below. ...
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The Revlon Run Walk

Join the West Hills Hospital team at the Revlon run Walk in the fight against Cancer May 12, 2012. Visit our team webpage to find out how: www.revlonrunwalk.com or contact Melissa Major, Oncology ...
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Increase Your Awareness: Colon Cancer

The colon and rectum compose the last two sections of the digestive tract. When the cells that compose the lining of these structures begin to grow and proliferate out of control, this condition is ...
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Burn Prevention and Support Programs Offered by the Grossman Burn Center at West Hills

At West Hills Hospital & Medical Center, we understand that burn injuries can be a traumatic and frightening experience. That is why our Grossman Burn Center team is dedicated not only to the ...
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