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Blog Posts in December, 2012

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Learn all about the spread of influenza and how a flu shot can help protect you and your family against the illness this season at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The Juvenile Diabetes ...
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More Ways to Stay Healthy All Season Long

If you are looking for more information on nutrition, holiday safety, and diabetes, be sure to check out these helpful resources. You can also call West Hills Hospital & Medical Center any time at ...
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How to Avoid the Typical Holiday Weight Gain This Year

While many people make New Year’s resolutions to lose the weight they put on over the previous two months, this can be a difficult task. A much easier and more surefire way to maintain your ...
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A Biological Look at Coping with Stress

While it is commonly believed that stress early in life impacts a person’s emotions and personality, it can actually leave an imprint on an individual’s DNA! Watch this video to learn all ...
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Top Holiday Health Risks to Prepare for This Season

The togetherness and festivity of the winter holidays often provide a false sense of security—unfortunately, injuries and illness are particularly prevalent during this time of year. By ...
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Tips for Cooking Diabetes-Friendly Holiday Fare

Sticking to a healthy eating plan can be difficult during the food-centered winter holidays, but with the right habits, you can easily keep your diabetes in check. Watch this video from the American ...
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What Exactly Is Diabetes?

Diabetes mellitus is a metabolic disorder that affects the ability of the body to process dietary sugar into glucose, which is used to fuel the body’s cells. This is a serious problem—if ...
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More Information on West Hills Hospital Services

Know the myths and facts about stroke with the National Stroke Association. What happens during a stroke? Find out with this NINDS article. See what you can expect with a blood glucose test with this ...
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