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Blog Posts in February, 2012

When to Consider Seeking Emergency Medical Care

When you or a loved one is suffering from a medical emergency, every second counts in the diagnosis and treatment of the illness or injury. Possibly as important as the medical treatment, however, is ...
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Find Out More About Our Recent Blog Topics!

Do you want to learn more about the symptoms of heart attack or stroke? To read more about these and our other blog topics, look through the resources below. If you have any remaining questions, let ...
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RMC's Stroke Program wins the 2011 American Stroke Association's (ASA) Get With The Guidelines

At the 2012 International Stroke Conference in New Orleans this month, Regional Medical Center of San Jose’s Stroke Program won the 2011 American Stroke Association’s (ASA) Get With The ...
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Managing & Living With Coronary Artery Disease

Coronary artery disease, or CAD, occurs when the arteries that provide your heart muscle with oxygen-rich blood fill with fatty plaques. These plaques cause narrowing of the arteries, increasing the ...
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How Your Sodium Intake May Be Affecting Your Health

Although salt is essential for the proper functioning of the body, consuming too much sodium can contribute to high blood pressure, which is a major risk factor for heart disease and stroke. ...
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Can You Recognize the Warning Signs of a Stroke?

A stroke is a serious brain injury that occurs when blood flow to part of the brain is interrupted. Without the oxygen and nutrients from blood, brain tissue dies quickly, resulting in a sudden loss ...
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Recognizing the Symptoms of a Heart Attack

A heart attack, or myocardial infarction, is a serious medical event caused by interrupted blood flow to the heart muscle. When functioning correctly, the heart efficiently pumps nutrient- and ...
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Heart Disease Risk Factors

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in both men and women in the United States. There are two types of risk factors associated with heart disease—those that you can control and those ...
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