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Blog Posts in June, 2012

Drowning - What Should You Do?

Summer is here—and with the hot weather, more men, women, and families will be venturing outside to enjoy swimming in local pools. When you are going out to swim this season, be sure that you ...
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Drowning - What Should You Do?

Summer is here—and with the hot weather, more men, women, and families will be venturing outside to enjoy swimming in local pools. When you are going out to swim this season, be sure that you ...
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A New, Less-Invasive Surgery for Gall Bladder Removal

West Hills Hospital & Medical Center’s own David Schreier, MD, FACS, is performing specialized surgery for gallbladder removal that is less invasive than utilizing current emerging robotic ...
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Determining the Severity of a Burn

Your skin is more complex than it appears. It actually contains multiple layers of tissue, with a layer of fat beneath. An important measure of the severity of a burn is how deeply into your skin it ...
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Cervical Cancer - Reducing Your Risk

Cancer is a general term that encompasses dozens of diseases that all begin the same way—when healthy cells mutate and begin growing out of control. Cancer can develop in almost any cell in the ...
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Cervical Cancer - Reducing Your Risk

Cancer is a general term that encompasses dozens of diseases that all begin the same way—when healthy cells mutate and begin growing out of control. Cancer can develop in almost any cell in the ...
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Why Should You Get Tested for Colorectal Cancer?

Colorectal cancer is a common form of cancer that originates in the colon or rectum, at the end of the gastrointestinal tract. Like many other forms of this deadly disease, colorectal cancer may not ...
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The Grossman Burn Center at West Hills Hospital

At West Hills Hospital & Medical Center, we understand that burn injuries can be stressful and frightening experiences. For this reason, the expert physicians, nurses, and support staff at our ...
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Summer Burn Safety Tips from the Grossman Burn Center at West Hills Hospital

The recreational activities we all enjoy carry with them some of the summers’ hottest dangers. These injuries do not discriminate. Summer activities can all come to a sudden end, unless we ...
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6/23 - West Hills Hospital offers community healthcare seminars on bariatric surgeries in the newly renovated café at West Hills Hospital

On June 23, 2012 West Hills Hospital and Medical Center is offering local community healthcare seminars on bariatric surgeries in the newly renovated café at West Hills Hospital. Refreshments ...
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Click Through These Links for More Helpful Information About Your Health

Taking better care of your health begins with education about making good lifestyle choices. The following resources contain more information about UV protection, the benefits of physical activity, ...
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Cardiovascular Fitness

The heart is a hard-working muscle that continuously pumps oxygenated blood throughout the body. Like any other muscle, regular training and physical activity can improve its functioning and ...
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