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Blog Posts in April, 2012

Warning Signs: How Symptoms Differ Between Heart Attack and Stroke

During a heart attack, the arteries leading to the heart muscle (called the coronary arteries) become obstructed, preventing oxygenated blood and nutrients from reaching the muscle. A stroke, ...
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IBS Awareness

Irritable bowel syndrome, or IBS, is a common disease affecting the digestive tract. Those suffering from IBS can have a wide range of chronic and recurring symptoms, including abdominal pain, ...
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Breast Care: Breast Cancer Screening

Breast cancer is one of the most common cancers among women. The American Cancer Society estimates that about 226, 870 new cases of invasive breast cancer will be diagnosed this year, and ...
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What is Sarcoidosis?

Sarcoidosis is an inflammatory disease that can adversely affect many parts of the body, including the lymph nodes, eyes, liver, and skin. Patients affected by this disease may or may not experience ...
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Organ Donation: Giving the Gift of Life

Every year, organ donation provides patients with organ failure a second chance at normal, active lives. Unfortunately, the number of donors does not match those in need, and many patients do not get ...
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Helpful Health Information Resources

Learn even more about proper nutrition, heart health, and more by looking through the articles below. Still have questions? Contact the staff of Regional Medical Center of San Jose at (408) 259-4000. ...
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Are You Prepared for a Medical Emergency?

Medical emergencies, such as a stroke, heart attack, and traumatic injury, tend to happen when least expected. Preparing for these life-threatening situations is especially important. Through ample ...
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Learn About Life's Simple 7 For Heart Healthy Living

There are many factors that can increase your risk of developing heart disease. Although some of these factors, such as age and gender, cannot be controlled, the majority of risk factors are within ...
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