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Blog Posts in June, 2013

The Grossman Burn Center Encourages a Burn-Safe Summer!

Fire and burn injuries do not take a summer vacation, nor do they discriminate. The recreational activities we all enjoy carry with them some of the summers’ hottest dangers. If you don’t ...
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What Is Minimally Invasive Thyroid Surgery?

Given the thyroid’s placement in the neck area, thyroid surgery can be a particularly delicate surgery. In the past, surgeons had to make sizeable incisions to reach the thyroid and remove ...
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How Is Skin Cancer Detected?

West Hills Hospital & Medical Center wants the greater West Hills community to become proactive in the fight against skin cancer. Skin cancer is among the more common types of cancer, and cancer ...
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Hear About the Latest NIH Research in Thyroid Cancer Treatment

Studies indicate that thyroid cancer is now the fourth most prevalent type of cancer in women. This video demonstrates the efforts being made to combat this growing problem. Cancer care researchers ...
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Summer Safety Guidelines to Help Your Family Avoid Trips to the ER This Season

Southern California enjoys perennially beautiful summers, which means that soon your family will likely be heading outside to take advantage of the warm weather and beautiful sunshine. West Hills ...
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What to Expect from a Childbirth Education Class

West Hills Hospital & Medical Center wants expectant parents who visit our maternity hospital to feel ready and confident before the birth of their children. If you are getting ready for an ...
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Give Dad the Gift of Health with These Men's Heart Health Reminders

Father’s Day is just days away—what are you planning to do for your dad? Why not help him become proactive about his heart health? Heart disease is the leading cause of death among men in ...
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Powerful Choices Podcast: "Tips for a Healthy Birthday"

For cancer survivors, celebrating a birthday means celebrating another year of being cancer-free. This video offers some tips for making your next birthday a healthy one. Eating habits can increase ...
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Exploring the Risk Factors for Prostate Cancer

Many types of cancer, including prostate cancer, come with controllable and uncontrollable risk factors. Key to protecting your health is knowing which factors you have the power to change and ...
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