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Blog Posts in May, 2012

Skin Cancer Prevention Tips

Skin cancer is the number one cause of cancer in the United States and accounts for more than half of all diagnosed cancers in the country. According to the American Cancer Society, more than 2 ...
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Cancer Survivors: Nutrition and Physical Activity

New medical technology and advanced knowledge have been helping more and more cancer patients to triumph over the disease and become cancer survivors. Recently, the American Cancer Society has ...
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How to Protect Your Skin from UV Rays

Summer is just around the corner—and with it comes long hours enjoying the warmth of the sun’s rays. Unfortunately, excessive exposure to the ultraviolet (UV) rays emitted by the sun can ...
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What Is Lupus?

Lupus, also called systemic lupus erythematosus, is an autoimmune disease affecting the connective tissues and organs of the body. Like other autoimmune diseases, lupus occurs when the body’s ...
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Learn About Nutrition, Weight Loss, and More!

If you enjoyed our recent blog posts, look through the following resources to find out more about living healthy and feeling well. If you have any remaining health-related questions, you can contact ...
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Happy Mother's Day! from West Hills Hospital & Medical Center

In celebration of Mother’s Day, we’ve put together a list of quotes honoring mothers and motherhood, maternal bonds, and the influence of mothers in society: A mother is the truest friend ...
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Living Life After Cancer

Cancer is a deadly disease that can take dozens of different forms. Fortunately, innovations in cancer diagnosis and treatment have allowed millions of cancer sufferers to defeat the disease and live ...
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Happy Nurses Week from HCA and West Hills Hospital & Medical Center

We're fortunate have some of the best nurses around. We thank you all and wish you a Happy Nurses Week!
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Burn Survivor Puppies Go to Foster Homes

Please join Dr. Richard in celebrating our two Burn Survivor Puppies, Phoenix and Natalia on May 19th in Thousand Oaks. The adoptive families who will be overseeing their care, education and licensing ...
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Lowered Criteria for Weight Loss Procedures at West Hills Hospital & Medical Center

West Hills Hospital & Medical Center now offers surgical weight loss procedures for patients who are at least 50 pounds overweight and have at least one high-risk condition associated with their ...
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Free Seminar: Spotlight on New Advances in Testosterone Replacement and Prostate Health

The May seminar will feature Dr. Gary Bellman, a Board-Certified Urologist who will speak about treatment options for men with low testosterone and prostate enlargement. 10 am, West Hills Hospital ...
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Minimally Invasive Surgery: Weight Loss Procedures

In the past, surgery could only be performed through large, open incisions to provide surgeons with adequate visibility and access. Now, with recent innovations in medical technology, many surgeries ...
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