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Blog Posts in October, 2014

Shopping Smarter for Your Heart Health

For the first time in generations, kids are not expected to have longer life spans than their parents. A big reason for this trend is obesity, which is caused by widespread poor eating habits and ...
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Stay Connected with West Hills Hospital's ER through our Text Services

You may not always see a medical emergency coming, but it’s important to stay prepared so that you get the care you need right away. If you are facing an emergency situation, you can get the ...
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Tips for Preparing for Weight Loss Surgery

The decision to get weight loss surgery may take a significant amount of time, because this surgery does mark the beginning of some big, permanent lifestyle changes. Weight loss surgery has been shown ...
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What Happens If You Are Diagnosed with Breast Cancer During Pregnancy?

The thought of a cancer diagnosis during pregnancy may sound like a nightmare, but it is a possibility—especially as women are getting pregnant later and later in their childbearing years. While ...
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How to Improve Your Lung Health

Lung cancer and COPD are both high on the list of the leading causes of death in the United States, and this is in large part due to the lingering effects of industrial pollution and irresponsible ...
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A Quick Overview of Common Liver Diseases

The liver is a hardworking organ that allows you to digest food properly, store energy, and filter toxins from certain foods, drugs, and alcohol. While you may not think about your liver much, it ...
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What You Need to Know to Manage Your Breast Health

With Breast Cancer Awareness events taking place throughout the month of October, you may be concerned about the ways you can manage your breast health and prevent breast cancer in your own life. ...
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Nutritional Guidelines to Follow During Breast Cancer Treatment

If you have been diagnosed with breast cancer and you are beginning your treatment of chemotherapy, surgery, or radiation therapy, your primary focus should be on staying strong and healthy through ...
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