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Blog Posts in August, 2012

Ways to Manage Your Arthritis Pain and Discomfort

Arthritis is debilitating musculoskeletal condition that affects over 21 million adults in the U.S. Arthritis commonly results from a breakdown of cartilage, which often results in mild to severe ...
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Screening Guide for Colorectal Cancer

Colorectal cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the U.S. Fortunately, it is also one of the most preventable types of cancer with early diagnosis and treatment. This article ...
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Nation's Leader in Minimally Invasive Gynecological Surgery Now on Staff at West Hills Hospital

West Hills Hospital & Medical Center has announced that Ramon E. Yera, MD, one of the leading minimally invasive surgeons in the United States, has officially joined the hospital’s ...
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Yoga for Cancer Patients and Survivors

Cancer – and the treatments for the disease – can be challenging for both the body and mind. People who are battling cancer, and those who are surviving the disease after treatment, may ...
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Stages of Burn Recovery

Americans make roughly 700,000 trips to the emergency room each year with burns. An estimated 45,000 will require hospitalization and treatment by a highly trained medical staff. A serious burn can be ...
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Home Safety: Burn Prevention

Burn injuries are very common in the home, especially in young children. Because of their curiosity and the potential hazards that are present in every home, many children suffer from scalds, contact ...
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Cancer: Diagnostic and Treatment Options

There are over one hundred types of cancer, but each one starts the same way—when abnormal cells in your body proliferate out of control. Even though all cancers start the same way, every ...
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Helping Loved Ones After a Cancer Diagnosis

When a parent or friend learns that he or she has cancer, you may be at a loss for how to help, but educating yourself on the disease and its treatment can reduce the burden on the patient. This ...
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Protecting Your Child from Burns

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, over 300 children and teenagers receive emergency burn treatment each day. You can help reduce your child’s risk of injury from burns ...
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