Regional Medical Center of San Jose
Regional Medical Center of San Jose offers world-class healthcare to residents throughout the greater San Jose community.
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Don't Let Your Dog Leash Cause You Injuries

When you walk your dog, you’re probably thinking of getting exercise for your pup and yourself. One thing that is not likely to be on your mind is the dangers of your dog’s leash. In fact, ...

You've Had Your Baby, Now What?

Most new parents are so focused on what to expect during labor and delivery that they scarcely think about what comes next. No matter how prepared you are, recovering from delivery and transitioning ...

Heart Attack Signs Specific to Younger Women

Heart attacks, or myocardial infarctions, aren’t just a problem for older men. Many younger women suffer heart attacks and not all of them seek emergency care, because they fail to recognize the ...

How Natural Disasters Can Influence Heart Attack Risk

Effective heart attack prevention plans require a multifaceted approach. Patients can be proactive by managing underlying medical conditions, eating nutritional and well-balanced meals, and exercising ...

How Is the Severity of a Stroke Determined?

When a stroke occurs, getting emergency care is of the utmost importance. The sooner a patient receives stroke care, the better his or her chances of survival and favorable long-term outcomes. As soon ...

What All Women Can Do to Lower Their Risk of Heart Disease

Your health is a long-term investment that requires active management. When you take action today to support your heart health, you’ll reap the rewards later in life. There are many simple ways ...

Key Facts About Falls

Just a few seconds is all it takes to go from enjoying independence in one’s golden years to struggling with long-term disabilities. Seniors are at a high risk of life-changing injuries caused ...

Keep Medication Out of Your Children's Reach

Every responsible parent spends considerable time childproofing the home before bringing the new arrival home from the hospital. But effective childproofing is actually an ongoing task. Long after ...

What to Do When a Patient Refuses to Go to the ER

Emergency care services can save the lives of patients who suffer serious medical problems, but what happens when a patient refuses to go to the hospital? Some patients refuse emergency care simply ...

2017 Flu Cases on the Rise

Have you gotten your flu shot yet? If not, it’s not too late to make a quick visit to your community hospital in San Jose. Influenza can be a serious illness and health experts say the current ...

4 Ways to Improve Your Health in the New Year

Making resolutions is a popular way to get a fresh mindset for the next 12 months, but many people have a hard time keeping their New Year’s resolutions longer than a few weeks. There are many ...

Keep Food Poisoning Off of Your Holiday Menu

Salmonella, E. coli, and listeria are some of the most common causes of foodborne illnesses in the U.S. and unfortunately, holidays often bring an uptick in emergency care visits because of these ...

What Kind of Care Is Needed for Fractures?

Since fractures can range from minor (greenstick and stress fractures) to major (open compound fractures), treatment plans must be developed on a case-by-case basis. Trauma patients who require ...

Don't Let Holiday Decorating Cause Injuries in Your Household

Fall-related injuries are a top cause of disability among seniors, but during the holiday season, countless people of all ages sustain these injuries while decorating for the holidays. You can keep ...

What Are the Early Symptoms of Diabetes?

Diabetes is a chronic medical condition that requires lifelong management. Early detection allows for treatment to begin as soon as possible, minimizing the risks of serious complications. For people ...

Knowing When Headaches Require Medical Attention

Most people experience a headache at some point in their lives, and the vast majority of these headaches are minor and can be treated at home with rest and over-the-counter medications. In some cases, ...

Manage Anxiety This Holiday Season

The holidays are usually a time for happy togetherness, but too often, they also cause intense anxiety. Everything from pressure to make the season perfect for your loved ones to facing the holidays ...

Plan for a Healthier Thanksgiving

Does Thanksgiving seem more like a looming threat to your health than a celebration with a family and friends? This food-centered holiday can take a serious toll on your efforts to manage your weight ...

Ways to Manage Food Allergies at Home

Food allergies are quite common. If you or a family member has a food allergy, it’s important to practice strict allergy management guidelines in the home. Exercising caution to avoid the ...

Health and Fitness Tips Just for Women

A healthy lifestyle is important for women at every stage of life. Unfortunately, many women deprioritize their health because they are so busy taking care of their loved ones. But when women invest ...

Appreciating Neonatal Nurses

If you’re anticipating the birth of your child, you may have already taken a tour of the maternity wing at Regional Medical Center of San Jose. At our community hospital, a team of highly ...

Celebrating Skin Cancer Awareness

As summer draws to a close, many families put away their sunscreen. But ideally, skin cancer awareness should be embraced every month of the year and during all sorts of weather. Even on a cloudy day ...

When and Why You Should Vaccinate Your Kids

Vaccines are important tools that protect against serious preventable illnesses. Understanding the benefits of vaccination and following the right inoculation schedule will prevent your child from ...

Knowing What Can Happen When You Text and Drive

Distracted driving means operating a vehicle while engaged in a secondary activity, such as eating, reading a map, or texting on a cellphone. While glancing at your cell phone for a few seconds may ...

Trampolines Pose Dangers for Kids

Healthy play is important for cardiovascular wellness and muscular strength. However, it’s important to ensure that your children are playing on equipment that is both safe and appropriate. ...
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What is Sarcoidosis?

Sarcoidosis is an inflammatory disease that can adversely affect many parts of the body, including ...

How to Prevent Common Flu Complications

Influenza is a viral infection that can cause mild to severe symptoms. In some cases, the flu may ...