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Holiday Health Tips

See how to use the holidays to improve your health knowledge with this article from the CDC. The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases reviews the basics about type-II ...
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Ways to Make Heavy Holiday Dishes Better for Your Health

Weight gain is a problem that many people face during the holidays, and it is a particularly significant risk for those who have big holiday dinners in their schedule this season. In order to reduce ...
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Eat Right with Tips from the American Cancer Society

If you find yourself eating large amounts of processed, pre-packaged foods, it may be time to reevaluate your diet and prepare for a healthy food makeover. Changing the way you eat can boost your ...
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Recognizing Risk Factors for Type 2 Diabetes During American Diabetes Month

As American Diabetes Month comes to an end, it is important to recognize that the treat of diabetes should always be a concern for your health. Diabetes significantly increases an individual’s ...
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Get Health Smart For The Holidays

If you want to take charge of your health, the holidays are a great time to start by connecting with your family and bonding over healthier meals and fun physical activities. Learn more strategies for ...
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How da Vinci Surgery Has Changed Women's Healthcare

Minimally-invasive surgical techniques have become the new standard for many procedures used in women’s care, as these types of procedures are safer, faster, and have a lower risk for ...
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Stay Healthy On-The-Go with the American Diabetes Association

Type-II diabetes is an incredibly common chronic disease that millions of Americans do not even know they have. Even more Americans are at risk for type-II diabetes and have no idea that their health ...
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What You Can Do to Prevent Getting Ill This Cold and Flu Season

When holiday stress is running high and the weather outside has cooled off, cases of the flu spike, so your chances of getting sick are higher. To stay healthy and keep the cold or flu from getting ...
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Prehypertension and its Impact on Blood Pressure and Likelihood of Stroke

Prehypertension is when a person's blood pressure is higher than ideal, but doesn't meet the level of high blood pressure. While it may not seem alarming in itself, prehypertension carries significant ...
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Visit These Websites Provided by Regional Medical Center for More Helpful Health Information

For a look at the diagnosis and treatment of non-small cell lung cancer, see this page from the U.S. National Library of Medicine’s PubMed Health. The National Osteoporosis Foundation describes ...
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Do Heart Medicines Work Differently in Women Than They Do In Men?

Proper health medication is a well-known way to keep your heart healthy. However, do the biological differences between men and women impact the effectiveness of heart medicine? Find out more in this ...
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First Thoracic Surgery in San Jose with the da Vinci Si Surgical System - Robot Used to Remove Tumor in Chest Cavity

Regional Medical Center of San Jose is the first hospital in San Jose to use the da Vinci Si Surgical System to remove a tumor from a patient’s chest cavity. Cancerous tumors in the compartment ...
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Preventing Heart Disease with Healthy Habits

At the Regional Medical Center of San Jose, we not only treat patients—we try to encourage everyone to live a healthier life. The following actions can not only lower your risk of heart disease, ...
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The Importance of Knowing Heart Attack Signs in Women

Many women feel that they are too young or too healthy to worry about having a heart attack, but heart disease can occur at any age. This entertaining video starring Elizabeth Banks showcases the ...
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Heart Disease Prevention Tips

Heart disease is the leading cause of the death in the U.S. In addition, it is also a major cause of disability. Your risk of heart disease increases with age. You have a greater risk if you are a man ...
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Why Bone Density Scanning Is Important for Women During and After Menopause

Medical imaging technology has become highly advanced in recent years, making screening scans an important part of preventative care. Keep reading to learn why Regional Medical Center of San Jose ...
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Know How To Stay On Top Of Your Health

If you are interested in learning more about preventing heart disease, detecting osteoporosis, or receiving surgery through the da Vinci Robotic Surgery System, visit the following links or call ...
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Exploring the Diagnosis and Treatment of Lung Cancer

Lung cancer occurs when cells in the lungs begin to divide much more quickly than normal due to mutations in their DNA. This process can cause large masses of cells to form into a structure known as a ...
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How Can Cholesterol Affect Your Heart Health

Cholesterol is not always bad. In fact, your body needs some cholesterol to help make hormones, vitamin D, and other substances used in the process of digestion. Your body makes cholesterol naturally, ...
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See the da Vinci Robotic Surgery System in Action

The da Vinci Robotic Surgery System is a breakthrough in surgical technology which utilizes small, robotically-assisted instruments to enhance a surgeon’s technical abilities, allowing complex ...
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The Benefits of da Vinci Robotic Surgery

The da Vinci Surgical System is changing the way surgery is performed, enabling difficult procedures to be completed with much less trauma to the patient. Here are just some of the reasons why ...
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Painless Heart Attacks

Heart attacks are extremely dangerous, and one common symptom is chest pain. While this symptom is well-known, it is not always present during a heart attack, which can lead to numerous health risks. ...
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Regional Medical Center of San Jose is Offering a Limited Number of Free Mammograms

In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Regional Medical Center of San Jose is offering a limited number of free mammograms to underserved people. Appointments available: 8:00am and 4:30 pm ...
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Safe Trick or Treating Tips

Halloween is a time for fun, festivities, and trick-or-treating, but it is also a time to be more aware of seasonal illnesses and injuries common to the holiday. To keep your kids safe and healthy ...
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How Different Types of Stroke Are Treated

It’s estimated that every 45 seconds someone in the U.S. will suffer a stroke. What many people may not understand is that there are different types of strokes, which carry different risk ...
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