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Blog Posts in 2011

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Brainstem Stroke: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment Options

The brainstem is the nervous system tissue located beneath the cerebrum and directly above the spinal cord. It is partially responsible for controlling certain involuntary bodily functions, such as ...
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Behind the Science - Cancer Prevention Guidelines

A recent study has shown that people who follow risk factor recommendations outlined down by the American Cancer Society, such as maintaining a healthy diet and limiting alcohol consumption, ...
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Learn More About Our Recent Blog Topics!

Can you recognize the symptoms of a heart attack? What is the difference between a left-side and right-side stroke? If you’re interested in more information on these topics and more, then check ...
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Left-Side vs. Right-Side Strokes

Studies show that more than 700,000 Americans experience the symptoms of a stroke each year, making it the third leading killer in the United States. These statistics demonstrate the importance of ...
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Chest Pain: Symptoms of Heartburn vs. Signs of a Heart Attack

The symptoms of severe heartburn are sometimes misinterpreted as signs of a heart attack. Rather than rushing to a heart hospital to seek the emergency care they need, some people mistakenly believe ...
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Breast Cancer Facts & Figures - 2011

While breast cancer death rates have been declining for women since 1990, the rates have declined slower for women of a lower socio-economic class. In this video, the American Cancer Society provides ...
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What is an Echocardiogram?

A cardiologist performs a number of non-invasive procedures in order to establish a comprehensive diagnostic profile on the nature and severity of a patient’s heart condition. One of the tools ...
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A Woman's Guide to Breast Cancer Screening

According to the National Cancer Institute, an estimated 230,480 new cases of breast cancer will be diagnosed in the United States this year alone. One of the best ways to protect against breast ...
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Want to Learn More About Our Recent Blog Topics? Dig Deeper With These Helpful Resources!

If you’re interested in more information on depression, wound care services, cardiovascular services, and more, check out some of these great resources. Learn more about the statistics for HIV ...
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The Funniest Flu Video Ever!

HCA interviews the flu. Check it out! hcatodayblog.com
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The Wound Care Center at Regional Medical Center of San Jose

Many individuals in the United States suffer from chronic wounds each year, including those caused by diabetes, traumatic injury, poor circulation, and various other conditions. Fortunately, San ...
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Halloween Safety Tips from Regional Medical Center of San Jose

Regional Medical Center of San Jose would like to wish you and your family a safe and happy Halloween!
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Cardiovascular Services at Regional Medical Center of San Jose

When it comes to the health of your cardiovascular system, you’ll want the very best team of medical experts by your side. Regional Medical Center’s Heart Hospital provides the very best ...
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Down Syndrome Awareness

The month of October is designated as National Down Syndrome Awareness Month as a way to educate patients on the causes and symptoms, and spread awareness of the incredible abilities of children ...
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What is Depression?

Studies show that depression is the leading cause of disability for individuals between the ages of 15 and 44 in the United States. Depression refers to a mental illness characterized by feelings of ...
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National Latino AIDS Awareness Day - October 15th 2011

While the numbers have changed over the years, HIV and AIDS cases are still prevalent among individuals in the United States. This Saturday, October 15th is National Latino AIDS Awareness Day. Learn ...
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Americans are Stressed Out!

A recent survey by the National Mental Health Association, showed that Americans are severely stressed out. In this video, we take a closer look at the causes and consequences of stress. The most ...
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Learn More About Our Recent Blog Topics!

Are you looking for the very best Trauma Level II center in your area? Do you know how to recognize the symptoms of a stroke? If you’re interested in more information on the warning signs of a ...
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Regional Medical Center of San Jose Would Like to Invite You to Join Us at Two Great Events This Weekend!

Join Councilmember Rose Herrera for: Day in the Park Festival Saturday, October1st, 2011 10am - 3pm Lake Cunningham Regional Park 2305 S. White Road San Jose, CA 95148 (Between Cunningham and Tully) ...
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