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Blog Posts in July, 2013

How Can a Goiter Impact Your Voice?

The thyroid gland sits at the front of the neck and base of the throat. There it makes many of the hormones your body requires for its numerous processes. If your thyroid begins to produce more ...
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A Look at Some of the Minimally Invasive Procedures Offered at West Hills Hospital & Medical Center

Have you been told that you need surgery for a medical condition? If so, you may be surprised to learn that many surgical procedures no longer require the extensive incisions and long recovery times ...
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How to Eat Healthy During Pregnancy

Though pregnant women require only 300 extra calories a day, both mothers and babies require specific nutrients for health and growth. This video discusses the foods most beneficial for expectant ...
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Ways You Can Reduce Arthritis Pain Every Day

Arthritis often reveals itself in small ways, such as when you’re making your bed in the morning or cutting up vegetables for dinner. West Hills Hospital & Medical Center understands how ...
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How to Prevent Sunburn This Summer

Lots of Southern Californians flock to beaches and pools during the summer, and after a long day of relaxing outside, many of them return home with painful sunburns. Cancer care experts caution that ...
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Foods That Every Mom-To-Be Should Avoid During Pregnancy

Pregnancy can encourage certain food cravings, and most of the time, these yearnings are harmless. Obstetricians ask only that expectant mothers steer clear of a few types of foods that may prove ...
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Tips for Preventing Arthritis

Is arthritis a nuisance in your life? This video offers some suggestions on how to manage this condition. Exercise is an important method for combating arthritis. Physical activity strengthens ...
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A Patient's Guide to Hyperparathyroidism

Structures such as the thyroid gland, testes, and ovaries produce many of the hormones that regulate bodily processes. The parathyroid glands are two other structures that monitor certain functions, ...
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