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Blog Posts in March, 2012

How to Recognize the Symptoms of Stroke

Strokes are one of the leading causes of death in American men and women and are the number one cause of long-term adult disability. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, ...
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Happy Doctors' Day from West Hills Hospital & Medical Center!

Today we celebrate Doctors’ Day, a day we thank and recognize our dedicated physicians for the care and expertise they provide to our patients each and every day.
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Minimally Invasive Surgery: Advantages and Benefits

In recent years, the development of more advanced surgical techniques has revolutionized the way in which many procedures are performed. Instead of having to perform a surgery through a wide and open ...
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The Diagnosis and Management of Colorectal Cancer

According to the American Cancer Society, colorectal cancer is the third leading cause of cancer-related deaths in men and women living in the United States. Fortunately, colorectal cancer is one of ...
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Nutrition and Healthy Eating

Are you getting the nutrition you need to maintain excellent health? In this video, the American Diabetes Association presents helpful information about what it means to eat a healthy diet. The host ...
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Diabetes During Pregnancy: What is Gestational Diabetes?

Gestational diabetes is a temporary type of diabetes mellitus that occurs in about 18% of pregnant women. Although the cause of this disease is not known for sure, scientist believe gestational ...
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Learn More About Your Health And Wellness With These Resources

Are you looking for more information about postpartum depression or the other topics discussed in our recent posts? Check out the following links or contact West Hills Hospital & Medical Center at ...
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A Look at High-Risk Pregnancies

When a woman is considering having a child, it is important for her to take good care of herself and make healthy lifestyle choices, including practicing proper nutrition and staying physically ...
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Common Treatments for Burns

A burn is defined as damage to the skin (and sometimes the underlying tissues) that occurs due to exposure to heat, flame, chemicals, scald, electricity, radiation, steam, oil, or other dangerous ...
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